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 a few of the worst of contentious divorce litigation,” Alec Baldwin pronounces in A Promise to Ourselves. utilizing a truly own technique, he deals sensible assistance to aid others steer clear of the agony 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 without doubt one of the best-known, so much winning actors on this planet. His courting with Kim Basinger, the Academy Award–winning actress, lasted approximately a decade. they've got a daughter named eire, and for a time, theirs looked 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 cognizance 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 greatly fascinated with divorce litigation, and he has witnessed the best way that noncustodial mom and dad, in particular fathers, are usually compelled to desert hopes of equitable rights in terms of their little ones. He makes a strong case for reexamining and altering the way in which divorce and baby custody is determined during this kingdom and degrees a scathing assault at what he calls the “family legislation industry.”

When it involves his reviews with judges, court-appointed therapists, and legal professionals, Baldwin pulls no punches. He casts a mild on his personal divorce and how the present family members legislation process affected him, his ex-wife, and his daughter, in addition to many different households. this is often an enormous, informative, and deeply felt ebook on a contentious topic that gives desire of discovering a greater way.

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