While the hallmark of a good lesbian romance is a happily ever after ending, real life is not always so kind.
It is an unfortunate fact that roughly 50% of marriages will end in divorce. Research shows that holidays and tax season are the most common times for couples to decide to call it quits. The concept of conscious uncoupling is meant to be an antidote to acrimonious divorces. The purpose of this day is to promote amicable separation and putting the needs of any children first. The goal is to minimize damage to the couple and the family.
In recognition of this day, we’ve chosen books with sapphic or lesbian couples experiencing a divorce or dealing with the aftermath.