The weeks following your separation may prove to be the most difficult weeks of your life. But with a little help and support, you'll find the strength you need to get through the divorce process and move on. Author Loriann Hoff Oberlin understands the rough road to starting over. A survivor herself, she shares her personal experience as well as her professional expertise as she shows you how to rebuild your life, step by step. Surviving Separation and Divorce, 2nd Edition provides you with markers for the legally and emotionally taxing journey ahead, including how to: - Rebuild your self-esteem; - Explore reconciliation-or not; - Help your children get through the transition; - Deal with lawyers and the court system; - Manage money and finances; - Return to the workforce; - Develop an active social life; - Plan to remarry and blend families. With this completely revised and updated classic at your side, you'll summon your inner strength, let go of the past, and build a better future-starting today.