Whether you’re just thinking about getting divorced, somewhere right in the thick of it, or working through post-divorce issues, this simple guide—full of great tips, lists and how-to’s—will help you emotionally and practically. 37 Things I Wish I’d Known Before My Divorce is the result of countless hours of training, personal and professional experience, research, and collaboration. Carry it with you while you navigate this sometimes painful and exasperating, sometimes hopeful and energizing, life transition.
Nicole Baras Feuer, MS, has worked in the divorce field for 10-plus years. She’s a mediator with advanced training in custody and visitation, she’s run divorce groups and events, and today has a divorce advisory practice. Nicole’s professional experience, coupled with her own painful divorce journey, was the inspiration for this book.
Francine Baras, LCSW, earned a master’s degree in social work from Columbia University and has an advanced degree in child psychology and parent guidance. Francine has had a private practice in Manhattan for 25 years, specializing in child and family issues. She is also a divorce mediator.
In 2012, the mother-daughter team founded Start Over Smart (SOS) and held the first-ever Divorce Expo, in Manhattan. The hugely successful Expo gave hundreds of people a chance to connect with divorce professionals and resources. Today, Nicole and Francine have a divorce advisory practice in Westport, Connecticut. Please visit: www.StartOverSmartDivorceAdvisors.com.
Lynn Prowitt, MA, is a veteran writer and editor, whose work has appeared in national magazines, books, newspapers, and on websites and TV. She has a master’s degree in psychology. Visit: www.LynnProwitt.com.