Episode 033: Happily Married After Divorce with special guests Tory & Andrea Chiappelli This episode was worth the listen! Tory and Andrea came out of divorce knowing (from those past experiences) what they did not want in a partner. They were free and ready to move on. They met online and on their very first date, they both felt that that they had been matched perfectly. Tory and Andrea set aside any family opinions on how they met and how fast they would marry. What mattered most was their connection. As with all marriages they did encounter together times — running a business and foster parenting. What impressed me the most is their ability to talk everything out, especially when it came to big decisions. They did not jump into repeating past ventures. It was so nice to hear the positive feelings and happiness they share as a couple. They area great role models for all divorcees. 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 years, has never been divorced, and would like to remain anonymous.
Episode 028: Crazy Dates, Cops, and A Book! with special guest Robert James Ever have a weird date? The boyfriend had a weird occurrence after dating someone for several months. His ex showed up at a Laundromat to talk to him. The Boyfriend hadn’t told her where he did laundry. She just staked out the one closest to his place. He wasn’t scared about what she might do, but he certainly didn’t want any negative confrontation. Leanne accepted a date with someone on the phone thinking it was someone else so she was surprised when a completely different person picked her up. One time she was set up on a blind date with a pediatrician. He annoyed her by calling her sweetie, ordering for her without asking, and was rude the servers at dinner. Overall, Leanne and The Boyfriend have experienced some bad dates or dates they had no connection with. Meet Robert James, divorcee and author of the book Next! The search for my last first date. He married his college sweetheart and divorced after 20 years. Once it fell apart he did his best to move on. Robert never planned on writing a book, but he had encouragement from an assistant who worked