Conversation: No-Fault Divorce

An expert on family breakups tells how to make them easier

Child psychologist Judith Wallerstein has been studying divorced families for the past 30 years. The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce, which she published in 2000, explored the long-lasting impact of broken marriages, and is now a classic in the field. Her new book, What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During, and After Divorce (Hyperion), is a guide for parents on how to make the breakup easier for all members of the family. TIME recently spoke with Wallerstein:

In what way is divorce different for women than for men?

In every way. First of all, 2 out of 3 divorces are...

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