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An informative book. An inspiring dance mix. A dinner recipe that's healthy, delicious, and kid-friendly. A rejuvenating spa treatment. Even a trusted professional. Every now and then, we all need these things—and quickly. The First Wives World Community Recommendations section provides a fast, easy way to find it all anytime.

Every resource listed here is recommended by like-minded individuals who know what you're going through. You can even join in and add your own recommendations, and help build a resourceful library of survival tools for everyone.

10 Recent Recommendations

Book: Shift: 12 Keys to Shift Your Life

A book review on Amazon stated:"I found this inspiring piece of work to be both enlightening and empowering. It is not only a discussion on self-love, self-healing, and self-transformation -- it is also filled with guided exercises to gently bring you back to your divine self- pure love.

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Thu, 4/10/2014 - 1:38am

Book: Divorcing a Narcissist

Although the authors story may be different than yours, her feelings, thoughts, etc mirrored my ongoing vendictive divorce which was finalized 2010 yet I am hassled frequently and not in nice ways If you live in San Diego, I can loan you this great book!

Tue, 3/18/2014 - 10:43pm

Book: STOP: A guide on handling loss, divorce, and discouragement

All, I have written my first ebook on loss, divorce and discouragement. I wrote this guide to encourage others while in the midst of their trials and tribulations. I pray my words help you seek protection from life’s storms. My divorce was very heartbreaking and I wish to help others.

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Thu, 3/13/2014 - 11:49pm

Book: Surviving a Shark Attack (On Land) - Dr. Laura Schlessinger

Dr. Laura explores all type of betrayal, including infidelity. This book helps to restore one's esteem following malicious acts. I theorize a potential case of blackmail had pushed my spouse into separating; sadly, I know not whether by an actual affair or a crazy woman scorned.

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Tue, 3/11/2014 - 5:54pm

Book: In Sheep's Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People

Great book--George Simon outlines the tactics of manipulative people, then tells how to deal with them. This not only was helpful in understanding my ex, this book helped me understand my own weaknesses. Frankly, I read this because I am now dealing with a manipulative supervisor at work.

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Mon, 2/3/2014 - 4:35am

Book: How to Survive Your Husbands Mid Life Crisis by Pat Gaudette

It provided me with some information to help me understand why my husband did what he did.

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 11:12pm

Book: How to Survive Your Husbands Mid Life Crisis by Pat Gaudette

It provided me with some information to help me understand why my husband did what he did.

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 11:12pm

Book: Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay by Mira Kirshenbaum

Contemplating divorce is one of the roughest of times. I read a lot of books, websites and found that this one was the best resource. The approach was unique, but straightforward and solidified the reasons I needed to make the decision and be comfortable with it. Highly recommended!

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Mon, 12/23/2013 - 4:56am

Book: Growing Through Divorce by Jim Smoke

I like this book because it requires you to apply yourself and do work. I love his quote "You have a choice. You can either go through divorce or you can grow through divorce!" This is a good read! Enjoy.

Sat, 12/21/2013 - 2:42am

Book: Finding the Right One After Divorce by Edward M. Tauber and Jim Smoke

Awesome Book!! This book speaks to every women who does not want to make a 2nd, or third mistake in choosing Mr. Right. This book puts you back in the driver's seat, and renews your trust and confidence in making sound choices for your future.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 2:37am