While everyone handles divorce differently, it is safe to say that it is not a pleasant experience. For many people, divorce may be one of the toughest things that they’ll ever have to go through and in the midst of it, they may find it impossible to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

During challenging times, good literature can be truly healing and even transformative. Many of our clients have described Durban Law Offices as the ‘best divorce lawyers in Durban’, and we are here to tell you more about four excellent books that may help you through your divorce.

You Can Heal Your Heart’ by Louise L. Hay and David Kessler

If you feel as though your divorce has had a negative impact on your self-esteem, this book may help you with nurturing your emotional health and regain your confidence. The book is written with a warm, comforting tone and encourages the reader to heal their heart and reclaim their life.

Mom’s House, Dad’s House’ by Isolina Ricci

If you have children with your ex-spouse, it can make the divorce process so much more complicated. This book is ideal as it provides practical advice on how to make this transition and comfortable experience for your child. There are loads of tips for co-parenting as well as a deep dive into the psychology behind what works and what doesn’t when it comes to raising a child in two different households.

Something Gained: 7 Shifts to Be Stronger, Smarter & Happier After Divorce’ by Deb Purdy

After a divorce, it can often feel as though you have lost something, but this book looks at divorce through a different lens. It reminds you of all the lessons that you’ve learned and the experience you’ve gained. Reframing the way you think about divorce is a great way to begin your healing journey.

Open Book’ by Jessica Simpson

If you prefer reading memoirs instead of self-help books, you may enjoy Jessica Simpson’s tell-all book, which received amazing reviews. She goes into detail about her messy divorce and the challenging years that followed. It’s sure to make you laugh, cry, and ultimately feel less alone in your divorce.

Are you looking for the best divorce lawyer in Durban? Here at Durban Law Offices, we offer a range of family law services and are trusted experts when it comes to divorce law in South Africa. If you are interested in how we can assist you, feel free to contact our professional team today.