Item description for The Complete Divorce Recovery Handbook (Lifelines For Recovery) by John P. Splinter...
Overview This book is designed to take you through the emotions experienced during a divorce, from the first moments of shock and grief to the process of inner healing and wholeness, and make you a whole person again.
Publishers Description Anyone going through a divorce will tell you it's a crazy time. Feelings run rampant. Stress is high. And even when the major issues are resolved, some adjustments will take years. The Complete Divorce Recovery Handbook is designed to take you from the complete moments of shock and grief to the process of inner healing and wholeness. Field-tested by hundreds of divorced people, it details a recovery program suitable for both small-group discussions and individual use, covering issues like: - Coping with roller-coaster feelings - Learning how to forgive - Dealing with your ex and your children - Dating after divorce - A biblical perspective on divorce and remarriage - Building healthy relationships -- You can be a whole person again. You can recover from the crazy time -- with the help you'll find in The Complete Divorce Recovery Handbook.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.3" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 1992
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Series Lifelines For Recovery
ISBN 0310573912 ISBN13 9780310573913 UPC 025986573911
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More About John P. Splinter
John Splinter has published three books: two on divorce recovery and one on recovery after sexual abuse. The Lord has called him to numerous short-term missions ministries. For a few years he was the chaplain to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL). He was a founding member of the Network of Single Adults, and is the author and founder of Second Chapter divorce recovery ministries. John is married to his college sweetheart, Marcia. They have three married daughters and seven grandchildren.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Complete Divorce Recovery Handbook?
Half-baked Jan 8, 2002
Rev. Splinter has a good idea of the larger steps of divorce recovery, but he fails to grasp the finer details of the process. He follows the general (sexist) stereotypes of the 70's generation of divorces, where the woman is uneducated and "helpless", and the man is "unable" to express or deal with his emotions. Splinter's observations of various personality types seems rather old and stereotyped as well, and his approach can be heavy handed. Perhaps you might read this book at a general guide, more "food for thought" than a "complete" recovery handbook.
I have taken Mr Splinter's workshops in St Louis, and like them much better than his book. They wonderfully combine the guidance of the leaders with individual expression, and the groups are always packed full. I highly recommend them.
Complete Divorce Recovery Handbook Nov 24, 2001
The book a lot of talk but not any real long lasting answers. It was not practical in its approach for my situation. I found Larry Crabb to be far more helpful as his books gave me more Spiritual centerness in his writings and it pointed in a direction where we could find strength and answers beyond ourselves in terrible times of turmoil.
An excellent, step-by-step guide to recovery. Oct 16, 1998
A comprehensive step-by-step primer for divorced individuals, this book combined just the right mix of psychotherapy (75%) and spirituality (25%). Clear, well-organized chapters each conclude with enlightening exercises. The book also makes a great reference document you can return to when appropriate, even after having read the book in its entirety.