Do you feel stressed out, bewildered, emotionally compromised, or overwhelmed with navigating your divorce? Today we are talking with author Andy Heller about how to deal with high-conflict divorces and co-parent effectively. Through his own divorce and life experience, Andy has outlined a pathway for how to manage emotional, logistical, and financial issues that occur during and after a divorce. His goal is to help people choose compassion over fear, heal hearts, prepare for a future, and provide security and stability for their children.
Samantha Boss spent years in and out of court, fighting to modify a poorly crafted divorce decree. This experience inspired Samantha to begin coaching others through the divorce process in order to help more parents avoid the pitfalls of parenting plans. Join us on this episode as we talk about the need for a solid, perfectly tailored parenting plan that covers your family's specific needs, or as Samantha calls it, ”the playbook for life with your kids.”
Divorce is hard on everyone. Between Mediation, decrees, lawyer fees, court dates, parent-time, and more, the divorce process can create a lot of chaos. Often the children of divorce get lost in the conflict, and their voices are not heard. Today we are talking with Grace Casper, a young woman who was a child of divorce. Grace is sharing her perspective as her parents divorced while she was still a child. In her book that's coming out in June, Grace shares what she wishes her parents knew during the divorce along with tips to help children cope with their parents' divorce. Listen in as we discuss how to hear what our children need during divorce, and ways to support them through this massive life change.
Shelly Anderson is passionate about life's journey and the stages we grow through. At times that includes loss, divorce, and death. Join us as we discuss how grief isn't just a single stage, and that trauma becomes a part of who we are. Time does not heal all wounds; time allows the body to absorb the wounds and create space so we can mourn the life we thought we’d live, and press forward in the life we have.
If you're divorced and dating or dating a divorcee, then this episode is for you! Listen in as Naja Hall tells it like it is. Blended families are difficult under the best of circumstances, but marrying someone with a High-Conflict divorce comes at a cost. It will test you mentally, emotionally, and financially, and test your relationship with your new spouse as well as any children involved. All blended families come with chaos and friction, so take Naja's advice and make sure your expectations align with reality before you step into a stepparent role.
Regardless of where you're at in your marriage or divorce process, there are a few key things to consider before choosing to stay or go. Divorce coach Kate Anthony talks about the importance of doing the emotional work which can guide you to finding joy and/or exit with grace. She says, Happiness is an inside job and it begins with making the choice. You deserve to be happy!
The question we should all be asking ourselves Why not ask is relevant in all facets of life. From high-conflict divorces to negotiations in the workplace, we can all benefit from the art of having Crucial Conversations that apply to all our relationships. Join us as we talk with Negotiation expert, Christine McKay, about how Negotiation isn't about winning, it's a conversation about relationships and you can't “win” a relationship.
Make your passion your purpose and it becomes your profession, something Tara Seals, The Bossy Educator has definitely accomplished. As a child of divorce, an educator, and a bonus mom herself, Tara knows all about what divorce means for children. In this episode, Jill and Tara dive into the unspoken trauma and confusion that impacts children when parents divorce. Gather your village, get clear on communication, and put your child's needs first. They see it, feel it, and need you as the adults to speak to it.
For Jill and Joanna, family law was a calling. A call to represent the underdog and even the playing field for fathers. Both women have set the bar high in establishing firms that advocate for equal rights, parent time, and a voice is doing what's best for the child. Too often children are weaponized and used as leverage for money and control. Listen in as they share their journey through law and proclaim the battle cry, “Let him see that child.”
Navigating the tumultuous waters of divorce can be exhausting and at times infuriating. However, many couples are able to come to peaceful resolutions having little to no conflict with the help of experts Jan and Jillian. Divorce doesn't have to ruin your life, but it will redefine it. In some cases, it may open old wounds and push you to find emotional freedom and hope through the trials. With the help of skilled professionals, experienced mediators, and lawyers, you can divorce differently and find a path to a peaceful resolution.
You are in for a wild ride as we journey down the Rabbit hole of corruption with the Murdaugh family murders. At the center of it all is underage drinking, poor parenting, white privilege, and a prominent family wrapped in a web of deceit and corruption. On the surface what appeared to be a reckless boating accident turned into the scandal of a century with bodies piling up. Where there's smoke, there's fire. Listen in as we dissect all the recent accusations, settlements, and pending verdicts.
So you fell in love with a partner who has kids! Everything seems pleasant at first, but quickly you become villainized as the “wicked stepmother.” You feel overwhelmed, unseen, blamed, and like you're always walking on eggshells. If this sounds like your journey as a step parent, join us as Radical Stepmom Christina shares her personal and professional experience of how to put your marriage first and navigate the tumultuous terrain of being a stepmom.
Today we are talking with Mary Crafts about her hard won life lessons in her newly published book, Unbounded: From Sorrow to Summitt. At 50 Mary found herself, overworked, overweight, and in a toxic loveless marriage. Something had to give. Join us as she shares her wisdom on how to honor yourself, reclaim your life, and let go of fear.
In this episode we uncover the outdated beliefs and practices within the legal system and how being a strong, independent woman comes with unique challenges. Listen in as Jill and Kathleen share their journey to success by overcoming the odds and obstacles of discrimination, shaming, and self doubt within the legal field. Join them as they champion each one another, other women and break barriers.
Sadly our society and the legal system encourages that we stack the evidence against our spouse to justify why we deserve a divorce. Often this approach only makes things worse and children become the collateral damage. There is another way. Today we are talking with Kate Strong about what it really means to do divorce differently. It starts with Asking Yourself and doing the work of inner Self-Care. Listen as she shares how being open and vulnerable is a strength that helps you heal. “You have to feel it to heal it” she says. Join us as we get curious, ask questions, and do the work for our own personal growth!
Dating after divorce can be daunting and exhausting. “The grass isn't always greener. It still has to be watered and most of it is fake. 80% of the dating pool is junk, they haven't done the work to be a good date,” says Katy Clark. Join us as we dive into how to reinvent yourself post divorce, start your Glow-Up and go from frumpy to fabulous with the 3 Fs.
Often when we are young we are blinded by love and overlook the small acts of indiscretion and disrespect in a relationship. Years later after marriage, kids, and abandonment of self, we face divorce filled with anger, fear and resentment. Together Jill and Cindy are on a mission to eradicate the shame and stigma around divorce.
Listen in as certified divorce coach Cindy Stibbard unpacks her journey through dating, marriage and divorce and how looking back she can identify all the things she didn't know, the red flags she ignored, and how once she knew better, she was able to do better.
Divorces are messy, especially when it's time to clean house and sell! Today we are talking to divorce real estate expert, Joe Gordon on why you want a certified specialist vs. a standard agent when selling a house during a divorce. Having experienced his own divorce and the complexities of selling, Joe understands the delicate process it is to unravel a life and home. Listen in as he shares tips to finding a good agent that will help you move forward with your new life.
With a New year, new you under way, this might include new relationships. But first, before we can start something new, we need to break up with the old and let go of what is holding us back. Join me and Leanne Kanzler as we talk about how to Breakup to Breakthrough and live your best life! It's time to break free from what isn't working.
It's that time again! Join us as we present this year's calendar challenge designed with you and life in mind. We all have roadblocks, setbacks, and heartbreak, but we also have dreams, goals, and ambitions. This month focus on one daily challenge to create a better you. And remember, courage begins with one step!
What should have been a clear cut divorce turned into a 3 year long battle with wild accusations, late night social media rants, and massive public scrutiny. Join us as we talk all about Kim and Kanye, his radical behavior, her ice cold shut outs and how even an iron clad prenup won't save you from a PR and legal nightmare.
There is no shortage of drama in Utah when it comes to the Wizard of Oz, Jen Shah and Momtok “swinger,” Taylor Frankie Paul. Jen Shahs is facing potentially 30 years in federal prison for fraud and Taylor is facing solitary confinement as a newly proclaimed monogamous woman. Shah struck gold by defrauding elderly people out of their retirement and now it's time to pay the piper with her sentencing just around the corner on December 15th.
"How can I help the individuals going through a traumatic event like divorce,” is the question psychiatrist Amy Parry asks herself? Oftentimes teenagers get thrown to the side when parents are divorcing. Amy was drawn to teenagers who are struggling with the fallout of divorce on mental health. In her work she focuses on trying to understand what they are feeling and going through. “We can't make them behave, we need to work to understand them and help them understand themselves.” Listen in as we talk all about the challenges our teenagers, and ourselves, face when a family divorces.
With the holiday season upon us, we often become quickly overwhelmed with to-dos. In this episode, Steph Andersen talks about the power of healing and yoga: to unit or become one with self. If the heartbreak of divorce and fractured relationships have you stressed out, take a minute to release those trapped emotions and center yourself. Finding balance can bring peace and calm into our life. Join us as we slow things down and reflect on all the reasons we have to be grateful. May we all find many reasons to cultivate gratitude this week! Happy Thanksgiving!
Relationships are hard and being human is complex, especially when you're going through a divorce. Today we are diving into why therapy is beneficial to individuals and families during or post separation. Divorce doesn't erase the relationships, it just changes the dynamics. We all need a safe space to unpack the emotions without shame or blame. Listen in as I talk with LMFT Ben Farmer about the challenges families face and overcome when navigating divorce.