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Child and Ripped PhotoThe following articles and publications reference Second Chapter and describe how this program has helped many adults and families work through a divorce.

Divorce: ‘I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy’

He met her in 1998 at a party in Houston, Minn. She was in the kitchen, discussing her 35-pound cat.

They talked for hours. He was drawn to her eyes, her smile, the easy way she kept the conversation going.

"We found out that our parents' names were the same. We were finding out all these coincidences," said "Scott," a 40-year-old La Crosse man whose real name is not being used in this story to protect the family's privacy.

"We thought this had to be a sign." Read more.

Co-Parenting After Divorce

Here are four steps toward making life easier for kids in a difficult situation.

Parents do many wonderful things for their children, and they often do them well as a team. They love them, feed them, and keep them safe. But if a relationship ends in divorce, how do parents continue to work as a team for the benefit of the children?

For those with a constructive attitude toward shared parenting, also known as co-parenting, there are steps to creating the healthiest environment possible for their kids. Read more.