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Joint custody with a jerk : raising a child with an uncooperative ex : a hands-on, practical guide to communicating with a difficult ex-spouse / Julie A. Ross and Judy Corcoran.

Ross, Julie A., 1959- (Author). Corcoran, Judy. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 306.89 ROS (Text) 33187003377401 Nonfiction Available -
Putnam County Public Library - Main 306.89 ROS (Text) 30041002333175 New Book Section Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780312584207 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0312584202 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 294 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Rev. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2011.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- What did I ever see in my ex? -- Identifying the problem (other than your ex is a jerk) -- Who tops the problem pyramid -- When you top the problem pyramid -- Problems that you need to solve -- Learning to cooperate with your ex -- When your child tops the problem pyramid -- Empowering your child -- When your ex tops the problem pyramid -- Communicating in our digital world -- Divorced homes are different (sometimes) -- Living (and dating) on the bright side.
Summary, etc.:
It's a fact that parenting is hard enough in a family where two parents love and respect each other… After divorce, when the respect has diminished and the love has often turned to intense dislike, co-parenting can be nearly impossible, driving one or both parents to the brink of insanity. Joint Custody with a Jerk offers many proven communication techniques that help you deal with your difficult ex-husband or ex-wife. By outlining common problems and teaching tools to examine your own role in these sticky situations, this book conveys strategies for effective mediation that are easy to apply, sensible, timely and innovative.This revised edition of a bestselling classic sheds light on how today's digital forms of communication can both hurt and help in custody conflicts, and offers updated information throughout that brings age-old issues into the present day.
Subject: Children of divorced parents.
Joint custody of children.
Divorced parents.
Parenting, Part-time.

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