Divorce

(59) Why I Take My Pill with Meredith

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Join us as my guest, Meredith of “Perfection Pending,” and I de-stigmatize mental illness, anxiety, depression, and taking medication for relief. We both share our very personal stories and also discuss the surprising ways anxiety shows up for each of us (which I didn’t even know until I was on the other side of things), along with the most successful ways we’ve gotten help.… Read more

(58) The Realest Housewife with Braunwyn

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This interview might be one of my all time favorites as Braunwyn Windham-Burke so openly shares her misgivings about being on the Real Housewives of Orange County, along with the parts she absolutely loves. She also divulges her rock bottom moments and the hardest part of getting sober on TV, why coming out as a lesbian happened sooner than she’d wanted it to, how she’s co-creating an out-of-the-box partnership with her husband, Sean, and how kissing a costar cost her tens of thousands of dollars.… Read more

(54) It Took Divorce to Make My Marriage Equal with Lyz

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Author, Lyz Lenz, talks about what happened when she realized she was the only one supporting her dream, and how she finally got that equality she was seeking. Lyz also shares the dangers of marrying someone with political differences, how to negotiate the contract of marriage, and why it’s important to show our kids that there is no invisible lunch-making fairy.… Read more

(43) Non-Custodial Mothers with Rachael

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My brave guest, Rachael, and I talk about divorce and a taboo topic – mothers who don’t have primary custody, or even any custody of their kids. The goal of this episode is to give a voice to those mothers, and to break down the stereotype that a non-custodial mother is always unfit, an addict, or unstable.… Read more

(41) Raging Against the Minivan with Kristen

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Author, Kristen Howerton, and I somehow laugh our way through a conversation about some pretty deep topics such as infertility, divorce, toxic positivity in the face of miscarriage, and coping with life’s unknowns. We talk a lot about the pandemic, the similarities between it and Kristen’s past struggles, as well as what parts of ourselves this crisis is bringing out.… Read more

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(37) Midlife Renaissance with Nora

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What’s a midlife renaissance? You’ll have to listen to find out – but I can tell you that it includes rule-breaking, and sex. Sometimes with people other than your spouse. It may sound scandalous, but Nora reveals why changing her marriage helped her achieve true happiness, growth, and radical acceptance.… Read more

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(35) My Husband Speaks! with Matt

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My normally private husband transforms into an open book as he talks about fatherhood, marriage, surviving childhood trauma, and what it’s like to have a wife who openly talks about (and writes a book about) gender inequality in parenting, dad privilege, and marriage after kids.… Read more