Episode 080: Marriage, Divorce, Narcissism, & Bipolar Disorder Part 2 of 2

By Help Person|August 14, 2018|Show notes, Uncategorized|0 comments

Episode 80: Marriage, Divorce, Narcissism, & Bipolar Disorder Part 2 of 2 with special guest Kirsten Watson Meet Kirsten Watson! Kirsten’s a mom, two-time divorcee, and a Long Beach Native. She shares her journey from meeting her first husband at the young age of 15 to her third husband, love, and happiness. It hasn’t been easy, but Kirsten’s grit and perseverance keep her moving forward. We learned so much from talking with her this week and hope that through her story, you know you’re not alone. 0:06 We start this episode where Kirsten started seeing Nick the Narcissist. The relationship started off fast. They had known each other for years before this – since high school. Nick got a job and moved in with Kirsten. Within six to eight months they got into a terrible fight. Nick stopped drinking for a month, but that didn’t last. Kirsten was supporting both of them the last few months they were together. She told him to get his shit together. 00:08 Kirsten realized she was very isolated. Nick was very jealous and Kirsten wasn’t able to talk to another man without him questioning her. Nick didn’t trust her so she kept to herself. When they’d hang out with

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Episode 079: Marriage, Divorce, Narcissism, & Bipolar Disorder Part 1 of 2

By Help Person|August 7, 2018|Show notes, Uncategorized|0 comments

Episode 79: Marriage, Divorce, Narcissism, & Bipolar Disorder Part 1 of 2 with special guest Kirsten Watson Meet Kirsten Watson! Kirsten’s a mom, two-time divorcee, and a Long Beach Native. She shares her journey from meeting her first husband at the young age of 15 to her third husband, love, and happiness. It hasn’t been easy, but Kirsten’s grit and perseverance keep her moving forward. We learned so much from talking with her this week and hope that through her story, you know you’re not alone. 04:45 Kirsten met her first husband when she was 15 years old. They were married a couple months before her 17th birthday. Her father gave his consent. Kirsten calls her first husband the Mama’s Boy. He was very spoiled by his family and he was also a narcissist. This all became an issue later. He cut her off from all her friends and she couldn’t even talk to another man. Kirsten didn’t want to have a baby, but he insisted. Once the baby was born, he became verbally abusive and it became violent the day she left. 07:15 Kirsten was born and raised in Long Beach. Her mother wasn’t around and she was raised by her father. By the

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Episode 026: Thoughts from Mom-nonymous

By lifelafterdivorce|August 2, 2017|Thoughts from Mom-nonymous, Uncategorized|0 comments

Episode 026: Triple Threat with special guest Karen Beach Karen Beach certainly has had more than her share of ups’ and downs. Her childhood starts off on a positive note but then bipolar raised its’ ugly head. The parents split focusing on their own needs and Karen took on watching over her brother and herself. Quitting school only remedy she could do to deal with it all. Moves out of state and continues her education. Involvement with a guy from Brazil with a kid. It didn’t last. Follows that up with a marriage he splits no contact .Divorce finally happens 7 years later. Now living back in Arizona with a good job working with positive people.She is working to live but would like more out of life and have fun. Dating is the real challenge today. So many people do drugs today and many have children. Finding a partner with high intelligence, no baggage, and fun loving would be the perfect catch. Maybe that will all be coming her way on that up-coming trip. Wishing her the best. Each week Mom-nonymous shares her thoughts on the episode. Mom-nonymous is a wife, mom, and listener of Life Lafter Divorce Podcast. She’s been married for over 50

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