6 great divorce books for women & wives


book1Description: The newly revised second edition of Surviving Separation and Divorce features solid, helpful information for women starting over after separation and divorce. Author Loriann Hoff Oberlin’s encouraging tone and prescriptive information makes this an indispensable guide for any woman going through this difficult time.

Description: This comprehensive, complete insider’s guide is filled with crucial advice from judges, lawyers, therapists, and mothers who have experienced this challenging legal process.¬†book2Designed for women at every stage of divorce, the book covers a wide range of legal strategies.

book3Description: It’s time to get past the idea that divorce equals failure. Sure, it may not be what you had in mind when you walked down the aisle, but if it’s the escape hatch into a better life, it should be filled with more promise. It can be celebrated.
“Ask Me About My Divorce” is a spicy, fun, riveting collection of essays by women from all walks of life. With the unifying thread “I got divorced, and the world came into view,” the words within will make readers laugh, cry, nod their heads, and feel inspired to do what they need to for themselves. These aren’t stories from women tiptoeing around a difficult subject — they’re about the ways divorce can be, in fact, a new lease on life.

book4This book shows for the first time the power of the British law against divorce, Coleridge’s anguish at his entrapment in his marriage, and his formulations for preserving some personal integrity for men and women within the bounds of these laws.

book5This guidebook is indispensable for women facing an unraveling marriage. Cantrell has filled this book with common sense advice: it is a book divorcing mothers cannot afford to be without.

book6It is widely recognized that Roman law is an important source of information about women in the Roman world, and can present a more rounded and accurate picture than literary sources. This sourcebook fully exploits the rich legal material of the imperial period – from Augustus (31 BCE – 14 CE) to the end of the western Roman Empire (476 CE), incorporating both pagan and Christian eras, and explaining the rights women held under Roman law, the restrictions to which they were subject, and legal regulations on marriage, divorce and widowhood. The main focus is on the major legal texts (the Digest, the Institutes of Gaius, the Code of Justinian and the Theodosian Code), but a significant number of non-legal documentary sources are included. These are particularly important as they illustrate how the law worked in practice, and how this practice (particularly in the provinces) could differ from the letter of the law. Accessible English translations are enhanced by clear, concise background …

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