Israel: Twelve Steps to a Bearable Divorce

The author is Micki McWade, a psychotherapist, collaborative divorce coach, parent educator and clinical social worker with a practice in New York that focuses on divorce issues.

She works with matrimonial attorneys to help clients divorce with dignity and established the Twelve-Step Divorce Recovery Group model, which has been functioning since 1993. She also supervises Twelve-Step Divorce Recovery groups and teaches Parents Apart classes, which help parents recognize and avoid the pitfalls of divorce for children.

Her latest book is her third, after Daily Meditations for Surviving a Breakup, Separation or Divorce and Healing You, Healing Me: A Divorce Support Group Leader’s Guide.

AA’S ORIGINAL 12-step program, which has helped countless alcoholics overcome their deadly habit, entails admitting that one cannot control one’s addiction or compulsion; recognizing a higher power that can give strength; examining past errors with the help of a more experienced member; making amends for these mistakes; learning to live a new life with a new code of behavior; and helping others who suffer from the same addictions or compulsions.

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