Twelve steps for the divorced dad

by Serge Prengel

Publisher: Mission Creative Energy in New York

Written in English
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  • Divorced fathers.,
  • Twelve-step programs.,
  • Divorce -- Psychological aspects.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 178).

StatementSerge Prengel.
LC ClassificationsHQ756 .P696 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 186 p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL401046M
ISBN 101892482029
LC Control Number98096987

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If you’re dating a single dad, these 10 guidelines can help you avoid my mistakes. Step Seven “Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcom-ings.” S INCE this Step so specifi cally concerns itself with hu-mility, we should pause here to consider what humility is and what the practice of it can mean to us.

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Stay in touch through his website. Research for my book Daughters of Divorce spanned over several years and was comprised of over interviews of young women who reflected upon their parents’ divorce. The most common themes that emerged from these interviews were trust issues and a wound in the father-daughter relationship.

It provides a method of working the twelve steps of these programs through a series of open-ended questions, thoroughly covering the addictions facing our society today – alcohol, drugs, gambling, anger, food, relapse, and people, places, & things.

This workbook would benefit anyone suffering from any of these destructive behaviors. Being a divorced Dad can be one of the most frustrating experiences any parent will ever face. For many it seems like a can’t-win situation.

You find that you’re constantly trying to prove yourself – to your ex, to the children, and often to a Step-Dad who has moved into the picture.

Licensed marriage and family therapist Katie Ziskind explains that divorce is a good opportunity for fathers to rise above the fray. “Divorced dads can make sure to remain calm even if their ex is getting conflictual,” Ziskind says. “A dad can also be the one to rise above and not feed the fire if a conflict has already begun.”.

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Patrick Carnes. HazeldenPublishing •The 12 Steps a Way Out. Friends in Recovery. RPI Publishing time through the steps or we've been living with the steps as our guiding force for many years.

This book is intentionally written to be relevant to newcomers and to help more experienced members develop a deeper understanding of the Twelve Steps.

As NA grows in numbers, in.