There are so many challenges associated with dealing with the grief and loss you are feeling after your breakup. Not only do you have to navigate this process but often you have to help and support your children through this difficult time. Ali explores some ideas and strategies to not only help you but others that may be having difficulty accepting the changes that are occurring. We also discussed how keeping the children out of the conflict would help them to manage the major adjustments. The resources Ali mentioned were No One’s The Bitch, The I Have Series and Skirts At War. Find out more about Ali Wilks @ www.aliwilks.com
The ending of a relationship can be traumatizing and comes with negotiations and compromises as you navigate the separation process. In this episode I explore some strategies that will help ease this hurt in order for you to have a more painless breakup. So if your emotions are all over the place and you are feeling overwhelmed, depressed and anxious listen to this podcast so you can gain some strategies and ideas so that you can feel that you can cope and handle anything that comes your way with confidence and support. Not all breakups have to be as hard and difficult if you can learn to change the way you think and react to situations that come before you, you may find that your breakup is a lot more pain free then you thought it was going to be.
In this episode I talk with CJ Grace about how to get over the shock of infidelity a subject that CJ knows all to well and has written a book and many articles on this very subject. CJ believes that the best revenge is to get past wanting revenge and using the shock of infidelity to trigger positive transformation in your life. CJ’s book ‘Adulterer’s wife how to thrive whether you stay or not’ and her blog can be found at her web site www.adultererswife.com
Breaking up can rip open old wounds from childhood and its not until you release some of those false beliefs and perceptions that you can move forward with happiness. Rene shares some techniques she had successful used to stop that inner voice validating why you should stay in a place of hurt and anger, stop that merry go round and reframe those negative false beliefs to unsure a joyful life. Find out more about Rene Brent @ PracticeHappyNow.com
Ending a relationship on any terms can be painful, especially when you’ve invested a lot of time and emotional energy into it. In this episode I explore some of the reasons why you can’t be friends with your ex due to circumstances and events that have happened. I also look at why it would be beneficial for you to at least have a friendly relationship because of certain situations that are unavoidable and children that will tie you to that person for a very long time. I talk about how important strong communication and setting mutually agreed boundaries would help to maintain the friendship.
Honoree is very good at helping people move through the process of divorce with their integrity and self-esteem still in tact. She talked about how to stop the war with yourself and to realise that hoping things will get better is not a strategy that will help you to move forward. It’s about putting practical and constructive steps in place and making them work for you.
Alanda describes her breakup as one of the most painful and challenging process she has ever been through. The displacement for her children was regrettable. Listen to Alanda’s story as she took a leap of faith, took ownership of her decisions and learnt to trust her own judgment. She started her blog @ cocoamommy.com which is her journey of being a single mom, the challenges of parenting, divorce and much more.
Patty’s 12-week audio program ‘You Can Heal Your Heartbreak’ supports women on their healing journey. Her book ‘My Heart Is Broken. Now What?’ offers 12 practices for healing the emotional pain of heartbreak. It can be a bumpy path of healing and we all want the answers to the question of ‘how to get through this excruciating pain?’ Patty suggest that people not be afraid of their emotions. Its best to recognize, feel, express and release and its something we shouldn’t have to struggle through alone. http://www.pattybluehayes.com
There are so many challengers to deal with after a breakup. It takes courage to start a new life when you feel vulnerable, overwhelmed and scared. This is where Amy Botwinick can help as she assists people to find the bravery within and to look for the smart ways to move forward by building a strong team to surround and support you through this difficult process. Amy has written a book 'Congratulations On Your Divorce The Road To Finding Your Happily Ever After’ and co-author of ‘Divorce Party The Musical’ http://divorcepartythemusical.com Amy can be contacted @ http://womenmovingon.com
When you are going through a breakup the idea that you have something to look forward to can seem impossible. You can get caught up in the intense feelings of unhappiness and sadness as you deal with the stresses and decisions that breaking up with your expartner brings. However this episode explores some of the things you can look forward to and steps you can put in place so you can enjoy your life again and look forward to happiness and joy
Co-parenting is a life long process that involves maturity and sensitivity for both parents. Rosalind suggests that if you think of yourselves as a co-parenting team you will have a better chance of making the transition and adjustment for the children much better post breakup. Children thrive more when they are surrounded with harmony and love. Find out more about Rosalind Sedacca @ http://www.childcentereddivorce.com
Abi’s honest account of her mental health issues, her husband of 16 years leaving her for their Au Pair and finally finding her passion gives everybody hope that happiness and fulfillment can be found after a devastating breakup. Abi writes in her blog about divorce, separation, mental health and parenting subjects to name but a few and can be found at www.muminahurry.com
It wasn’t until Julia saw herself in the eyes of other people after an ugly interruption at her work place by her partner that the reality set in that his behavior was both inappropriate and not normal. Even though Julia found her self-pregnant she gained the strength to leave the emotionally abusive and controlling relationship
Susie and Otto Collins are two people who have been there and done that. Along with working as relationship coaches, mentors and speakers, they have written many books to help people through their breakups including ‘How To Heal Your Broken Heart’. In this episode we cover a variety of subjects from how going through a breakup is normal but it doesn’t feel or seem normal to how both Susie and Otto helped each other heal from their own painful breakups. You can find out more information about this dynamic duo www.susieandotto.com
The intensity of the negative emotion of rejection after a breakup can be all consuming. It can be difficult to put this pain aside and concentrate on healing from the hurt and begin the journey of moving forward with your life. Don’t let these feelings of rejection take away the happiness in your life instead use this time to reconnect with you and what you want from your life from now on.
After two failed marriages and years of crying Paula sought the therapy that would help her to move forward with her life. She set about finding spiritual healings that restored her love of life, healed her pain and accept who she really was. Writing poems for her book was a way to express her feelings and Paula shared a few of these in our interview. You can contact Paula @ pgoo@optonline,net
Patty’s 17-year marriage had devolved into emotional and substance abuse, and the shock of infidelity left her feeling vulnerable, crushed and broken. Her emotional pain became her physically pain and when she attempted to take her life she added feelings of shame and humiliation. Patty turned all of this into a successful book ‘Wine Sex and Suicide My Near Death Divorce’ and coaching business. You can get more info about Patty @ http://www.pattybluehayes.com
Dr. Kevin Karlson is an expert in divorce litigation and recovery and helps people navigate through the emotional, legal, financial and physical aspects of the divorce process. Most people can feel overwhelmed with what has to be done and how little they know on how to get through the legal procedures. It’s easy to take a few steps forward and ten steps backwards. Read more from Dr. Kevin @ http://www.drkevinkarlson.com
Vanessa Gaboleiro is a divorce transformation mentor who helps recently divorced women recreate their lives. At a time when all her friends were getting engaged Vanessa was getting a divorce and it was through this experience that Vanessa developed the tools and strategies to help and guide women on their paths of self discovery. You can connect with Vanessa @ http://vanessag.me
Rosalind Sedacca is a divorce, parenting, dating and relationship coach. In this episode we talk about how parents can handle their breakups with out damaging or scaring their children on a deep emotional and psychological level. Rosalind’s work includes helping to educate parents to make wise decisions so they can move through their breakups in the best possible way. Download free resources from her website @ http://www.childcentereddivorce.com
You can often get stuck thinking about all the things that are going wrong, all the things that aren’t going your way, the pain and anguish you are feeling and all the things you want to change after your breakup. It can be difficult to find anything positive, anything that is going your way and anything to look forward to. In this episode I explore ways to rethink your breakup and turn your thought process around.
A breakup can lead to feelings of loneliness as you struggle with all the emotions you are feeling. Isolating yourself from the rest of the world is a common practice of people who are going through a breakup, as self-doubt and uncertainly take over. In this episode I offer some tips and ideas to help you overcome locking yourself away from the world that surrounds you.
Breakups are stressful enough without the challenge of having to deal with a narcissist expartner. Not all narcissists are the same however in this episode I share some techniques, tips and ideas so that you can take back your power and control and start your journey of recovery after your breakup.
A lot has been said and written about the power of using quotes to change your self-talk, to inspire you to see things differently and to help you through a dark period in your life such as a breakup. In this episode we explore some of the most popular quotes and the meanings behind them to see if they will help you to see your situation in a more positive note.
Struggling to move on after your breakup is something that many people experience. Breakups often leave you feeling hurt and angry. Your emotions are all over the place as you battle to see a way forward. In this podcast episode I offer strategies and tips to help you regain your confidence so that you feel stronger and more able to find solutions to your problems.