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Ron's Recommended Reading

Here is an extensive list of books recommended by Ron for everything from improving marriage and communication, to divorce self help, to educational books about mediation and negotiation. Most of these books can be found at your local library, or you may click on any of the titles to find out where to purchase a copy of your own. We hope you will find this list of suggested reading material helpful. If you have any questions or concerns, or if you would like to speak with Ron Supancic or any of our other experienced family law attorneys, please call us toll free at (888) 852-9961. We are here for you.

IMPROVING MARRIAGE AND COMMUNICATION

Marriage: Dead or Alive by Adolf Guggenbuhl-Craig

The Good Marriage: How and Why Love Lasts by Judith S. Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee

Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss what Matters Most by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, Sheila Heen, and Roger Fisher

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall B. Rosenberg and Arun Gandhi

With These Rings by Stephen W. Frueh M.Div, PhD 

DIVORCE HELP

Graceful Divorce Solutions by Attorney M. Marcy Jones

The Good Divorce: Keeping Your Family Together When Your Marriage Comes Apart by Constance Ahrons, PhD

Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder by Bill Eddy and Randi Kreger 

Spiritual Divorce by Debbie Ford

Divorce Manual by The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

The IDFA Divorce Survival Guide by Fadi Baradihi, Nancy Kurn, and Diana Shepherd

COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE

The Collaborative Way To Divorce: Without Going to Court by Stuart G. Webb

Collaborative Law: Achieving Effective Resolution in Divorce Without Litigation by Pauline H. Tesler, CFLS

NEGOTIATING

The Tao of Negotiation: How You Can Prevent, Transcend, & Resolve Conflict in Work and Everyday Life by Joel Edelman and Mary Beth Crain

Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Bruce M. Patton, William L. Ury, and Roger Fisher

Getting Past No: Negotiating in Difficult Situations by William Ury

MEDIATION

The Mediation Process: Strategies for Resolving Conflicby Christopher W. Moore

Conflict Revolution: Mediating Evil, War, Injustice And Terrorism by Kenneth Cloke

Mediating Dangerously: The Frontiers of Conflict Resolution by Kenneth Cloke

The Crossroads of Conflict: A Journey Into the Heart of Dispute by Kenneth Cloke

SELF-IMPROVEMENT

Words Can Change Your Brain  by Andrew Newberg and Mark Robert Waldman

The Art of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh

Super Brain by Deepak Chopra, MD and Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD

Positive Energy: 10 Extraordinary Prescriptions for Transforming Fatigue, Stress, and Fear into Vibrance, Strength & Love by Judith Orloff

What Color Is Your Parachute? A Practical Guide for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers by Richard N. Bolles

The Presence Process: A Healing Journey Into Present Moment Awareness by Michael Brown

Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Mediation in Everyday Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Creating True Peace: Ending Violence in Yourself, Your Family, Your Community, and the World by Thich Nhat Hanh

Peace Is The Way: Bringing War and Violence to an End by Deepak Chopra

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle

The Translucent Revolution: How People Just Like You Are Waking Up and Changing the World by Arjuna Ardaugh

The Art of Waking People Up: Cultivating Awareness and Authenticity at Worby Kenneth Cloke and Joan Goldsmith

Calm in the Face of the Storm: Spiritual Daily Practice for the Peacemaker by Nan Waller Burnett

The Secret of the Shadow by Debbie Ford

The Dark Side of the Light Chasers by Debbie Ford

Leaving My Father's House by Marion Woodward

The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande

Prime Time: Love, Health, Sex, Fitness, Frienship, Spirit by Jane Fonda

FOR PARENTS

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Talking Back to Facebook: The Common Sense Guide to Raising Kids In The Digital Age by James P. Styer

FOR CHILDREN GOING THROUGH DIVORCE (Click here for children's reading list) 

UNBUNDLED LEGAL SERVICES

Unbundling Legal Services: A Guide to Delivering Legal Services a la Carte (Nov 14, 2000) by Forrest S. Mosten

CONFLICT AVOIDANCE IN THE WORKPLACE

Strategic Planning for the Family Business: Parallel Planning to Unite the Family and Business  by Randel S. Carlock and Craig E Aronoff