Divorce Book Recommendations: Considering Divorce

Divorce Book Recommendations: Considering Divorce

“In a time of turbulence and change, it is more true than ever that knowledge is power.” — John F. Kennedy.

There’s no arguing; divorce is a time ripe with turbulence and change. Preparing for turbulence and change by arming yourself with professional information, warnings, guidance, and first-hand knowledge will empower you to make intelligent decisions, protect yourself, and feel empowered to take on the future with enthusiasm. 

In addition to keeping up with our weekly blog posts, we recommend picking up a few books on the topic of divorce. To help you find the best book(s) for your situation, we’ll be sharing our divorce book recommendations in a series of posts. Let’s get started!

The first in a series of divorce book recommendations, we’ve curated this list for anyone who is currently married and considering divorce. 

For Anyone Considering Divorce

 “When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn’t a sign that they ‘don’t understand’ one another, but a sign that they have, at least, begun to.” — Helen Rowland.

The choice to divorce is complex and should not be made quickly or without considerable thought. You’ll likely look to many resources when making this decision. We have four suggestions if you’re looking for a good book recommendation to help you in your decision process. 

Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay by Mira Kirshenbaum

Why this book: 

Everyone needs a good starting point when earking on a divorce. Author Mira Kirshenbaum helps readers see their marriage for what it is and figure out what is acceptable in your marriage. Choosing to end a marriage is a difficult one and requires considerable time and consideration. Before you make any decision, pick up this book, give it a read, and pay close attention to the valuable tips offered by Kirshenbaum. 

Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After by Katherine Woodward Thomas

Why this book: 

If you’re looking for practical advice on splitting up, Conscious Uncoupling is a must-read. This book has heartfelt stories as well as easy-to-follow advice. We all deserve a happily ever after, and author Katherine Woodward Thomas shares thoughtful insights into how to get there. 

This Is Me Letting You Go by Heidi Priebe

Why this book: 

The end of your marriage is a significant loss that will change you in many ways. Being prepared for the emotional turmoil that comes with letting go of your relationship will help to keep you grounded, strong, and empowered throughout the divorce process. Heidi Priebe does a great job exploring the harsh reality of letting go and how to embrace the next chapter of your life fully. 

Get Divorced, Be Happy by Helen Thorn

Why this book: 

A refreshing look at divorce from comedian Helen Thorn. Thorn shows readers the excellent side of going it alone by sharing her journey through divorce. By the end of this book, you’ll come to realize that you are embarking on a new adventure that is just beginning.


While books on divorce are great, you’ll likely have even more questions when you’re done reading—specific questions about your exact situation, what you should do, and what to watch out for. Our award-winning team of attorneys and legal professionals are here to answer your questions. 



With over 30 years of combined experience, Jason Brodie Esq. and Joshua Friedman Esq. will guide you toward realistic goals and provide committed advocacy toward achieving them. They are known throughout South Florida for dedicated client service, tenacity, and success in complex divorce litigation involving property division, child custody, and spousal support. 


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