Resources

Support Groups

  • New Beginnings, Inc.
    A support group for separated and divorced men and women serving Maryland, DC and Virginia, 301-924-4101

Articles

Websites

Books

Parenting

  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talkby Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • 1-2-3 Magic, Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas Phelan

Learning Disabilities/ADD

  • Driven to Distraction by Edward Hallowell, M.D.
  • Delivered from Distraction by Edward Hallowell, M.D.
  • The Misunderstood Child- A Guide for Parents of Learning Disabled Children by Larry Silver, M.D.
  • Couples You Just Don’t Understand, Women and Men in Conversation by Deborah Tannen, Ph.D.
  • Getting the Love You Want by Harville Hendrix
  • Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gray, Ph.D.
  • After the Affair by Janis Spring Abrams

Separation and Divorce for Adults

  • Collaborative Divorce by Pauline Tessler and
    Peggy Thompason
  • Mom’s House, Dad’s House by Isolina Ricci
  • Helping your Kids Cope with Divorce by Newman
  • How to Win as a Step-family by Visher and Visher

Separation and Divorce for Children

  • Dinosaur’s Divorceby Brown and Brown (for young children)
  • It’s Not Your Fault Koko Bear by Lansky (for very young children)
  • Divorce is not the End of the World by Zoe and Evan Stern (for elementary and middle school age )
  • Mom’s House Dad’s House for Kids by Ricci