Episode 086: When a divorced family is all you know with special guest Gianmarco Soresi I found a real insight to children of divorce with Gianmarco Soresi. His parents divorced when he was one week old. He endured years of going back and forth between them. His Dad has various girlfriends while Gianmarco was growing up. He’d be kinda nice as kids warm up. On holidays and birthdays Gianmarco always got extra presents. His Mom remarried right after the divorce. As a matter of fact, she married his Dad’s lawyer. His stepfather was strict compared to his Dad who.had the party house. His parents set up a schedule for him throughout the years. There was always a place to be. While attending college Gianmarco dated the same girl all four years with an an agreement that after graduation they would part ways. However they did still date and collaborated on writing a play together. The play was about relationships. Gianmarco wanted to perform it with her, but she moved on and married another guy. Gianmarco continues his dream and cast the play with someone else and his ex is having a baby. He’s performed the play and received rave reviews — and continues to do so. Today Gianmarco does comedy and dates. He’s
Episode 76: Divorce Diaries with special guest Michele Traina Meet Michele Traina a stand up comic, actor, writer and creator of Divorce Diaries Show which she has performed at Caroline’s on Broadway in NYC. Michele was performing right out of college and met her husband in between gigs. She went to grad school and got a masters in education. After she was married she wasn’t feeling fulfilled. They were married for five years and she felt she tried her best. She had her daughter in 2012 and was divorce in 2015. She wasn’t happy and wanted to be fair as possible and end it before it went down the path of cheating and lying. She wanted to be on the up and up of it all. She finally feels back to her old self. She has a theater company, does stand up, and created the Divorce Diaries show. 16:51 Michele and her husband were living together after a year and were engaged after two years. She laughs because it was her idea for him to propose to her. Her ex-husband was her first real relationship which she realizes added to the problem. Michele really wanted to get married and mentioned it to him. He proposed
Episode 075: Marry. Divorce. Repeat. with Leanne Linsky & The Boyfriend Have you OR are you willing to remarry your spouse? 02:00 Have you ever relapsed with a relationship? Gone back to the ex? Did you remarry? Leanne asks The Boyfriend and he has. He’s gone back to continue the relationship and back to someone just to hook up. It turns out it never worked out. Obviously, since he’s here with Leanne. 06:35 The Boyfriend explains that when he did get back together with one of his exes, who we’ll call Marsha. Marsha turned out to be unstable and stalker-ish. This is The Boyfriend’s way of saying she’s a crazy bitch. Marsha did end up getting professional help afterward. The Boyfriend said that Marsha actually started hitting herself, literally beating herself up in front of him. He had to restrain her and her friends had to come pick herup and help out. The Boyfriend has not spoken to Marsha since. 08:32 The Boyfriend hastried making things work with some of his other exes, but people don’t change. He thinks that when we’re younger there’s more opportunity to make it work and we have a bigger chance of trying to change or make it work. But
Episode 062: There’s No Magic Wand in Marriage with special guest Griff Today We heard from Griff. He shared some of his thoughts as a young man in the Army. So many of his buddies were already married that it opened up his thoughts on the subject. Before long, he too was married. But with military life and extended time apart, Griff once again found himself liking his own space. Griff discussed divorce with his wife and she agreed. But he was not going to walk away without her getting a better car. After being single for a few years he met someone new and married again. They shared similar thoughts on religion, finances, and what family life would be in their future. A good foundation for having children. They did have two daughters and a son. Griff advice to his own children as they enter the world of relationshipos would be not to judge each and to remember that marriage is a long term investment. People are all individuals and should be treated as such. When it comes to holidays, you shouldn’t let extended families put guilt on you if you want to do your own things that are special to your wife and kids Through self-awareness and
Episode 57 Fun Facts About Divorce with Leanne & The Boyfriend Leanne and The Boyfriend did some research and share their findings! Thank you Google for some fascinating facts on Fact Retriever, Factslides, and The Talko (links to websites at the bottom of the list). Woman sued her divorce attorney because she didn’t realize a divorce would end her marriage. Most expensive divorce ever – $3.8 billion settlement, the husband stipulated that his ex-wife couldn’t spend any of the money on plastic surgery (alec Wildenstein) Couples who spend $1,000 or less on their wedding have a higher chance of staying together and those who spend over $20,000 increase their chances of divorce A woman won $3.5 million in the lottery, hid the money from her husband, and divorce her husband. Her husband later found out and sued her and she had to pay her husband 100% of her winnings. Mail order marriages are less likely to end in divorce in the US. If your commute to work is more than 45 min, you are more likely to get divorced. Russell Brand was entitled to take 20 million dollars from Katy Perry when they divorced, but he didn’t. There are 100 divorcesevery hour in the United
Episode 051: It’s time to level up! with special guest Katie Maggio Life coach Katie Maggio shares her story! Divorced once and married twice with two children, Katie reflects on her journey and how she got her. Right after her divorce, Katie dated a lot to pacify her thoughts. She also threw herself into her work as she went through the grieving process, She needed to figure out what she really needed to do to move forward and be happy. Eventually she realized that it was herself that needed to change. In doing so Katie transformed herself into be a better person. A much happier person, Katie is remarried and shares custody of her children with her ex-husband. She’s realized she can’t change her partner, she has to change herself to move on. Today Katie is a life coach who helps others through their troubled times. 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 001: Communication Breakdown with special guest Jim Barnes He’s way too nice. His ex really messed up a good thing. 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. Listen on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/life-lafter-divorce/id1234368345?mt=2 Listen on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/life-lafter-divorce