A Promise to Ourselves: A Journey Through Fatherhood and Divorce

A Promise to Ourselves: A Journey Through Fatherhood and Divorce

Alec Baldwin

“I were via many of the worst of contentious divorce litigation,” Alec Baldwin publicizes in A Promise to Ourselves. utilizing a really own strategy, he deals functional suggestions to aid others keep away from the pain he has endured.

An Academy and Tony Award nominee and a 2007 recipient of Golden Globe, SAG, and tv Critics organization Awards for most sensible actor in a comedy, Alec Baldwin is likely one of the best-known, so much profitable actors on the planet. His dating with Kim Basinger, the Academy Award–winning actress, lasted approximately a decade. they've got a daughter named eire, and for a time, theirs appeared to be the version of a profitable Hollywood marriage. yet in 2000 they separated and in 2002 divorced. Their split---specifically the custody conflict surrounding Ireland---would be the topic of media realization for years to come.

In his personal existence and others’, Baldwin has noticeable the heavy toll that divorce can take---psychologically, emotionally, and financially. He has been largely excited by divorce litigation, and he has witnessed the best way that noncustodial mom and dad, specifically fathers, are usually pressured to desert hopes of equitable rights by way of their youngsters. He makes a strong case for reexamining and altering the way in which divorce and baby custody is set during this state and degrees a scathing assault at what he calls the “family legislation industry.”

When it involves his studies with judges, court-appointed therapists, and legal professionals, Baldwin pulls no punches. He casts a mild on his personal divorce and how the present relatives legislation procedure affected him, his ex-wife, and his daughter, in addition to many different households. this can be a major, informative, and deeply felt ebook on a contentious topic that gives desire of discovering a greater way.

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