What are the best books on divorce – and dealing with it? In this article, you will find a top 10 with the best recommendations on this subject. In this recommended list you will find books for both children and parents on the subject of divorce. Read along…

The best books about divorce (processing) at a glance

For anyone who is going to divorce, is divorced, or is dealing with a divorce in his or her environment, this list with the best books about divorce (coping) is very interesting. We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about Divorce of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best Books On DivorceAuthor
Conscious UncouplingKatharine Woodward Thomas
A Fresh Start Karen Carrington
Why People Don’t Heal And How They CanCaroline Myss
Healing After LossMartha W. Hickman
 Transcending Divorce: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your HeartAlan D. Wolfelt
The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and LifeLynne Twist
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage WorkJohn Gottman
Grit: The Power of Passion and PerseveranceAngela Duckworth
The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness & Peace Jack Kornfield
 The Game of Life and How to Play ItFlorence Scovel Shinn

The updated top 10 list: the best books about divorce

I Wish I Knew This Before My Divorce: Ending the Battle Between Holding On and Letting Go

We recommend reading this book if you are in the military and facing a possible divorce. Being in the military comes with a different set of skills, and it can be hard to acknowledge that your partner wants to separate.

On Your Own Again: The Down-to-Earth Guide to Getting Through a Divorce or Separation and Getting on with Your Life

We like a good self-help guide, and ‘On Your Own Again’ does what it promises to do: help you create life again after you and your partner have split up. A touch of humor makes this book easier to read.

Two Homes Filled with Love: A Story about Divorce and Separation (My Dragon Books)

This book is suitable for children aged 4 to 10, and it explains the situation when parents split up. After reading ‘Two Homes Filled with Love’ it will be clear to your child that separation is never his or her fault.

Something Gained: 7 Shifts to Be Stronger, Smarter & Happier After Divorce

When your life changes completely after separation or divorce, it can be hard to accept and move on. This book will help you do just that and teach you how to get along with your ex after divorce.

The Empowered Woman’s Guide to Divorce: A Therapist and a Lawyer Guide You Through Your Divorce Journey

Empowerment is not the word you think of right away when a subject like divorce is on the table, but this guide focuses on how women can feel empowered again after having dealt with separation.

Divorcing and Healing from a Narcissist: Emotional and Narcissistic Abuse Recovery. Co-parenting after an Emotionally destructive Marriage and Splitting up with with a toxic ex

This book is on our top ten list, because it emphasizes that dealing with a normal divorce is completely different from dealing with a divorce from a narcissist. How to heal from a relationship that was toxic is the main focus of this book.

Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay: Decide Whether to Stay In or Get Out of Your Relationship

Doesn’t this question sound familiar? You are never 100% happy in a relationship, but it isn’t all bad either. When do you decide the balance is completely gone and it’s time to leave your current partner? ‘Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay’ can offer support when making this decision.

Light on the Other Side of Divorce: Discovering the New You

When your world is no longer what it used to be, and every part of the rhythm that was created over the years is now gone, it’s time to find yourself again and decide what works for you.

This Is Me Letting You Go

The title of this book refers to the stories of different types of letting go that the author writes about. Most of the time we are taken by surprise by a goodbye, but you can learn how to accept and move on.

Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Divorcing or separating from someone with a personality disorder can be even harder than under regular circumstances. There is so much more to consider and deal with. This book teaches you how to take back control of your life and warns you for possible behavior or traps.

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