When Laura Petherbridge realized her marriage was ending, she
asked the gut-wrenching question,
"What do I do now?"
Now Laura offers practical answers about divorce that she has found
through her own experience and through two decades of caring for
those grieving the loss of a marriage. In the midst of pain and
confusion, you might also be asking questions such as these:
How do I find where I belong when I no
longer know my identity?
If my spouse asks for forgiveness, should I
If I get an attorney, will my spouse think
I'm giving up on our marriage forever?
How do I figure out a budget on my own?
What should I do when others criticize my
ex-spouse in front of my kids?
How do I reenter the workplace after years
of staying home?
How will I know when it's a good time to
Does God still care about me?
Will I ever be happy again?
With straightforward, sensitive answers to these questions
and others, Petherbridge offers real-life help, spiritual insights,
and new hope for the future.
Includes reflection and discussion questions after each chapter
and guidelines for those who love someone who is getting a
Title : When "I Do" Becomes "I Don't": Practical Steps for Healing During Separation & Divorce
Author: Petherbridge, Laura
Publisher: David C Cook
Publication Date: 2010
Laura Petherbridge serves couples
and single adults as a friend and teacher on the topics of marriage
enhancement, divorce prevention, and divorce recovery. A featured
expert on the DivorceCare video series, Petherbridge is a
sought-after speaker at seminars and retreats around the world,
with nearly twenty years of experience in helping others find
healing and hope in their relationships.