CREATIVE DIVORCE deals with the gut feelings of men and women facing the need to build new lives in the wake of loneliness, guilt, anger, rejection, and a sense of failure.
Divorce therapist Mel Krantzler approaches the subject of divorce from a unique perspective and offers an optimistic outlook and hopeful opportunities for personal growth to those struggling to recognize and renew their individuality. CREATIVE DIVORCE draws parallels between the relationship and the life cycle, in order to help men and women cope during their period of mourning and find a new life after the death of their old one. Krantzler addresses the myriad of emotions that the divorce crisis stirs up in both men and women such as guilt, rejection, loneliness and anger, and teaches how to allow divorce to be the catalyst for positive transformations in your life.
He outlines a process that goes from the death of the relationship through a period of mourning, to an ultimate rebirth of the individual. Precepts include how to reconcile your expectations of life as a divorced person, learning to live with uncertainty and a new environment, learning to relate openly to children, and understanding their need for a positive image of both parents.