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Both divorce and widowhood can be extremely emotional and often times unexpected events in a woman’s life. Wildflower has developed various resources to help make this time a bit less stressful and to help you make smart and informed decisions.

Divorce Resources
Widowhood Resources


Internet Resources



Getting Past your breakup: How to turn Devastating Loss into the Best Thing that ever happened to you by Susan Elliott, JD, MEd

Divorce Blues Recovery 10 Uncommon Tips to help you get to brighter days by Don Love

Divorce: Think Financially, Not Emotionally What Women Need To Know About Securing Their Financial Future Before…By Jeffrey a. Landers

Divorce & Splitting Up: Advice From a Top Divorce Lawyer by Marilyn Stowe
Divorce Organizer and Planner by Brette Sember

Contemplating Divorce: A step by Step Guide to Deciding Whether to stay or go by Susan Gadoua

Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce JoAnne Pedro-Carroll

Children’s Books:

Standing on My Own Two feet : A child’s affirmation of love in the midst of divorce

It’s not your fault, Koko Bear: A read -Together Book for Parents and Young Children During Divorce


Internet Resources

Casa De la Luz
“Journeying through Grief”
www.groww.org- grief recovery online
www.griefnet.org– Internet community of persons dealing with grief, dealth and major loss
www.tmcaz.com For a list of local Tucson support groups and their contact information.

Information on Depression

Institute on Aging article on depression


Happily Even After: A Guide to Getting Through (and Beyond) the Grief of Widowhood by Carole Brody Fleet and Lisa Kline

It Must Have Been Moonglow: Reflections on the First Years of Widowhood by Phyllis Greene

Widow To Widow: Thoughtful, Practical Ideas For Rebuilding Your Life Paperback
by Genevieve Davis Ginsburg

Widowed by Joyce Brothers

Move On Without Me: The Power of a Woman to Create a New Life After Widowhood by Susan Beer

Frankly Speaking About Widowhood: Dealing with Loss and Loneliness by Beth E. Wallace

Helping Children Cope with the Loss of a Loved One: A Guide for Grownups by William C. Kroen

Children’s Books

Samantha Jane’s Missing Smile: A Story about Coping with the Loss of a Parent by Julie Kaplow, Donna Pincus and Beth Speigel