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Author Hetherington, E. Mavis (Eileen Mavis), 1926-

Title For better or for worse : divorce reconsidered / by E. Mavis Hetherington and John Kelly.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, c2002.

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 Moore Stacks  HQ814 .H47 2002    Available  ---
Description viii, 307 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-291) and index.
Contents 1. A new story about divorce -- pt. 2. The experience of divorce : children and adults in the first six years - 2. The his and her marriage ; the his and her divorce -- . Leaving and letting go : changes and new chances in the first two years after divorce -- 4. The balance of happiness : why people succeed or fail after divorce -- 5. Six ways to leave a marriage : the pathways men and women take out of divorce -- 6. Incompetent bullies and undisciplined disciplinarians : children and parents in the first two years after divorce -- 7. What helps and what hurts : children's adjustment six years after divorce -- pt. 2. Remarriage and stepfamily life : adults and children at eleven years after divorce -- 8. Repartnering : high hopes and crossed fingers -- 9. Building a stepfamily -- 10. Welcome to peer world : why teens from divorced and remarried families leave home earlier and get into trouble more often -- pt. 3. In the home stretch : adults and children twenty years later -- 11. Mostly happy : children of divorce as young adults -- 12. Win, lose, and draw : adults twenty years later -- 13. Lessons learned in forty-five years of studying families.
Subject Divorce -- Psychological aspects.
Divorced people -- Psychology.
Divorce -- United States.
Added Author Kelly, John, 1945-
ISBN 0393048624