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The Separation Guide Book List

Would you like to learn more? We’ve compiled a list of books from Australian authors on the legal, financial and emotional aspects of separation. We’ve also selected international bestsellers that have stood the test of time and helped thousands of men, women and children navigate through the maze of separation and divorce.

Image of The Splits - How to help your kids navigate separation and divorce

The Splits - How to help your kids navigate separation and divorce

By Bron O'Loan

Bron O’Loan shows you how to support your children through the process of separation by talking to them and understanding their needs. The Splits is a guide to helping your children through a family separation, and your ticket to a better and more positive life apart.

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Surviving your Split - A Guide to Separation, Divorce and Family Law in Australia

By Lucy Mannering, Rebekah Mannering

Practical and humorous, Surviving Your Split is for everyone who needs help to navigate the legal minefield of divorce, and wants some tips on how to get through it with their life relatively intact-and the possibility of creating an even better, happier life at the other side.

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On Your Own Two Feet - Divorce - Your Survive and Thrive Financial Guide

By Helen Baker

On Your Own Two Feet – Divorce presents a practical guide to negotiating your financial settlement. Helen Baker empowers women to make more educated and informed decisions about their financial situation, shining the light on common mistakes and myths to improve financial literacy.

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Rebuilding - When your relationship ends: 4th edition

By Bruce Fisher and Robert Alberti

If you are going through a painful breakup or divorce, you may feel like the life you once knew is crashing down around you. Rebuilding features Bruce Fisher’s “divorce process rebuilding blocks,” a proven-effective, nineteen-step process for putting one’s life back together after divorce.

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Image of Conscious Uncoupling - 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After - how to break up in a whole new way

Conscious Uncoupling - 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After - how to break up in a whole new way

By Katherine Woodward Thomas

Some relationships end badly. Yet there is another path. Conscious Uncoupling provides the valuable skills and tools for you to travel the challenging terrain of separation. This paradigm-shifting guide will steer you away from a bitter end and toward a new life that’s empowered and flourishing.

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Image of The Joy of Money - The Australian Woman's Guide to Financial Independence

The Joy of Money - The Australian Woman's Guide to Financial Independence

By Kate McCullum, Julia Newbould

The Joy of Money looks at what matters most to women: our values, goals and priorities. It then covers the practical elements of money, creating a system for managing finances, career, family, relationships, investment, superannuation, insurance, wills and estate planning and retirement planning.

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Mum and Dad Glue

By Kes Gray and Lee Wildish

Mum and Dad Glue is a heartfelt book for children about coming to terms with divorce. A little boy tries to find a pot of parent glue to stick his mum and dad back together. This story is brilliantly told with a powerful message that even though his parents may be broken, their love for him is not.

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Image of Living with Mum and Living with Dad - My Two Homes

Living with Mum and Living with Dad - My Two Homes

By Melanie Walsh

This simple, warm, lift-the-flap book with bold colourful illustrations is a reassuring representation of separation for the youngest children. Melanie Walsh is sympathetically alive to the changes in routine that are familiar to many children who live with separate parents and are loved by both.

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