Death and Dying

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A Broken Heart Still Beats: After Your Child Dies

Anne McCracken and Mary Seinel (Hazelden 1998)

After The Darkest Hour The Sun Will Shine Again

A parents guide to coping with the loss of a child.

Elizabeth Mehren (Fireside 1997)
The Art of Condolence
Leonard M. Zunin, M.D. and Hilary Stanton Zunin (Harper Collins 199
Grieving the Loss of Someone You Love
Raymond R. Mitsch and Lynn Brookside (Vine Books, 1993)
The Grieving Teen: A Guide for Teenagers and Their Friends
Helen Fitzgerald (Fireside 2000)
Healing Grief: Reclaiming Life After Any Loss
James VanPraagh (Dutton 2000)
How To Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies
Theresa A. Rando, Ph.D. (Bantam 1988)
How To Survive the Loss of a Parent: A Guide for Adults
Lois F. Akner G.S.W. (Quill 1993)
Losing A Parent: Practical Help for You and Other Family Members
Fiona Marshall (Fisher Books 1993)


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Black Swan: The Twelve Lessons of Abandonment Recovery

Susan Anderson, Marcia Gerardi (Partners Book Distributing, 2000)

Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Abuse: How to Spot It, Stop It, and Get Help for Your Family
Nikki Babbit (O'Reilly & Associates, 2000)
Cynthia Voigt (Fawcett Books, 1987)
The Journey from Abandonment to Healing
Susan Anderson (Berkley Publishing Group, 2000)
Playing Without the Ball: A Novel in Four Quarters
Rich Wallace (Knopf, 2000)
The Two-Thousand-Pound Goldfish
Betsy Cromer Byars (Harper Trophy, 2000)

Abusive Relationships and Domestic Violence

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For Your Own Good: Hidden Cruelty in Child-Rearing and the Roots of Violence

Alice Miller (Noonday Press 1990)

The Illusion of Love
David Celani (Columbia University Press, 1996
No Visible Wounds: Identifying Nonphysical Abuse of Women by their Men

Mary Susan Miller, Ph.D. (Fawcett Columbine, 1996)

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The Verbally Abusive Relationship

Patricia Evans (1996)

Violent No More: Helping Men End Domestic Abuse

Michael Paymar (Hunter House, 2000)

What To Do When Love Turns Violent: A Practical Resource for Women in Abusive Relationships

Marian Betancourt (Harpererennial Library, 1997)

When Men Batter Women: New Insights Into Ending Abusive Relationships

Neil Jacobson, Ph.D. and John Bottman, Ph.D. (Simon and Schuster, 1998)


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Affairs: A Guide to Working Through the Repercussions of Infidelity
Emily M. Brown (Jossey-Bass, 1999)
Affair! How to Manage Every Aspect of Your Extramarital Relationship with Passion, Discretion and Dignitiy

H. Cameron Barnes (Universal Publishers, 2001)

Infidelity: A Survival Guide

Don-David Lusterman, Ph.D (New Harbinger Publications, 1998)

Love and Betrayal

John Amodeo (Ballantine Books, 1994)

Men Who Can't be Faithful

Carol Botwin (Warner Books, 1989)

Surviving an Affair

Willard Harley and Jennifer Chalmers (Fleming H. Revell, 1998)

Surviving Infidelity: Making Decisions, Recovering from the Pain

Rona Subotnik, Gloria Harris (Adams Media Corporation, 1999)

Saving the Marriage

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Can This Marriage Be Saved? "Ladies Home Journal"

Margery D. Rosen (Workman Publishing, 1994)

Couple Fits: How to Live With the Person You Love

Evelyn S. Cohen M.S, Andrea Thompson (Perigree, 2000)

Fighting for Your Marriage: Positive Steps for Preventing Divorce and Preserving a Lasting Love

Howard Markman, Scott Stanley, Susan L. Blumberg (Jossey-Bass, 1994)

The Good Marriage: How and Why it lasts

Judith Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee (Warner Books, 1996)

Making Marriage Work For Dummies

Dr. Steven S. Simring, Sue Klavans Simring, and Gene Busnar (IDG Books, 1999)

Should We Stay Together?

Jeffry H. Larson (Jossey-Bass, 2000)

Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay: A Step-By-Step Guide to Helping You Decide Whether to Stay In Or Get Our of Your Relationship

Mira Kirshenbaum (Plume, 1997)

Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: And How You Can Make Yours Last

John Gottman and Nan Silver (Fireside, 1995)

Substance Abuse

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Addiction: The "High" That Brings You Down (Teen Issues)

Miriam Smith McLaughlin, Sandy Peyser Hazouri (Enslow Publishers, 1997)

 Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Abuse: How to Spot it, Stop it, and Get Help for Your Family

Nikki Babbit (O'Reilly & Associates, 2000)

The Betty Ford Center Book of Answers: Help for Those Struggling with Substance Abuse and for the People Who Love Them

James W. West, Betty Ford

Choices and Consequences: What to do When a Teenager Uses Alcohol/Drugs

Dick Schaefer (Johnson Institute, 1996)

Don't Let Your Kids Kill You: A Guide for Parents of Drug and Alcohol Addicted Children

Charles Rubin (Haper Collins, 1996)

Drinking: A Love Story

Caroline Knapp (Delta, 1997)

Drug-Impairted Professionals

Robert H. Coombs (Havard University Press, 1997)

Dual Diagnosis Recovery Sourcebook: A Physical, Mental, and Spirtual Approach to Addiction with an Emotional Disorder

Dennis C. Ortman (NTC Publishing Group, 2001)

Getting Them Sober: You Can Help!

Toby Rice Drews (Recovery Communitcations, 1998)