HOW THIS BOOK IS HELPFUL TO COUNSELORS

Adult Children of Divorced Parents -- Making Your Marriage Work

by Drs. Tom and Beverly Rodgers

The authors have a long-term marriage and are highly-accomplished marriage and family counselors, both having a Ph.D. in Clinical Christian Counseling from International University. They wrote this book to show the effects of parent's divorce on children when they become adults. They were prompted by the landmark study by Judith Wallerstein's The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce and by the powerful lessons they have learned from how their own parents' divorces affected their behavior.

They organize their lessons according to "wounds":