Episode 096: The Funny Thing About Relationships with special guest Barry Weisenberg Meet Barry Weisenberg, Comedian, King of the One Liners, and winner of Las Vegas Comedy Festival 2006. We talk about how comedy affects our relationships and how relationships affect our comedy. We even talk about how conversations have changed over the years both on stage and on dates. We spend some time talking nuts & bolts of stand up which are very similar to dating. Both take practice, patience, and the willingness to keep going. Links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/barry.weisenberg IG @ barryweisenberg Full Transcript: Leanne: 00:00:05 Welcome to Life Lafter Divorce, episode 96. I am your host Leanne Linsky. The Boyfriend: 00:00:10 And I’m the boyfriend. Leanne: 00:00:11 Welcome back to another wonderful week of… The Boyfriend: 00:00:13 That’s my cue? Leanne: 00:00:18 That’s your cue. We even had movement here, folks, a little dance. The whole thing. Hey, I’m excited to be back this week. Yes, I am. I am very excited. It’s actually getting closer to the holidays. We’re in December now. Leanne: 00:00:33 That’s right. It is. Yeah. Yeah. So this is all good stuff. That lovely time of year and hey, why are you guys are out there getting comfy, grabbing
Ep 095: Breaking Relationship Patterns with special guest Johanna Lynn, Founder of The Family Imprint Institute This week’s guest is Johanna Lynn, founder of The Family Imprint Institute. I found her to be one of the most informative guests on your show. Her approach is so smart and gets to the heart of dealing with your own family history and the patterns before you in your lifetime. The center of where your feelings and interactions begin. Family influences and past pain and how you dealt with it create patterns for years to come. While working through stress and broken relationships or marriage, take the time to grieve and get rid of your anger. You can’t move on without healing your own wounds. Set new goals and become clear on what you really want. With things resolved in your personal life, you’ll have time to laugh, intimacy, and fun. Prioritize time for your work. Stay embodied in yourself and always trust your gut instincts. 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 092: Narcissist Relationships Part 2 of 2 Healing After Abuse with special guest Susan Ball Now I get it! Susan, this was the day you realized it was time to get help. In the heat of an argument, when he tried to strangle you, you ran out the front door and ran five blocks to the police station with your husband behind you. He got arrested and spent the night in jail. However…Surprise! Surprise! His girlfriend bailed him out. Susan did not know about the girlfriend until now. In conversations with her sister, Susan’s sister says, “Well I blame you. If you really want out, you need to move away and never see him again. You do not want your girls to see more of this.” Indeed, it was a time for smart decisions. This left Susan with raw emotions, guilt, shame, and confusion. Healing was needed and she had much to deal with. Susan hired a life coach who encouraged her to start a success journal. She was encouraged to write about each achievement, celebrate, and keep moving on. Have your rages and your weeping times. It helps to release your emotions. Susan has shared some of her healing with her daughters so
Episode 092: Narcissist Relationships Part 1 of 2 Healing After Abuse with special guest Susan Ball Unless we’ve personally experienced a narcissist relationship, we may tend to underestimate the damage a narcissist an do. In this EP we explore the key characteristics of a narcissist with Susan Bell. Susan is the founder of Empowered Her, author, speaker, and self-worth activist. Susan shares her knowledge & personal experience to teach us how to identify & escape the toxic narcissist relationship. Meet Susan Ball, founder of Empowered Her, author, speaker, and self-worth activist and she’s on a mission to free women from their abusive relationships. Susan’s message is simple and begins once a woman escapes her abusive, toxic or ugly relationship. She wants women to aim higher, learn to recognize just how much they are worth, believe in themselves and establish healthy boundaries, as they begin to dream again and love themselves unconditionally. Susan is a passionate, fierce cheerleader who encourages women to rekindle their joy and embrace their big, bold, blissful life! Links: Website www.susanball.ca Facebook Free From Toxic Love Twitter @LifeCoachSusan Full Transcript: Leanne: 00:05 Welcome to Life Lafter Divorce, episode 92. I am your host, Leanne Linsky The Boyfriend: 00:09 and I’m the boyfriend.
Episode 091: Narcissist Relationships Part 1 of 2 Identifiying Behaviors with special guest Susan Ball Unless we’ve personally experienced a narcissist relationship, we may tend to underestimate the damage a narcissist an do. In this EP we explore the key characteristics of a narcissist with Susan Bell. Susan is the founder of Empowered Her, author, speaker, and self-worth activist. Susan shares her knowledge & personal experience to teach us how to identify & escape the toxic narcissist relationship. Meet Susan Ball, founder of Empowered Her, author, speaker, and self-worth activist and she’s on a mission to free women from their abusive relationships. Susan’s message is simple and begins once a woman escapes her abusive, toxic or ugly relationship. She wants women to aim higher, learn to recognize just how much they are worth, believe in themselves and establish healthy boundaries, as they begin to dream again and love themselves unconditionally. Susan is a passionate, fierce cheerleader who encourages women to rekindle their joy and embrace their big, bold, blissful life! Links: Website www.susanball.ca Facebook Free From Toxic Love Twitter @LifeCoachSusan Leanne: 00:05 Welcome to Life Lafter Divorce podcast, episode 91. I am your host Leanne Linsky The Boyfriend: 00:10 And I’m The Boyfriend Leanne: 00:12
Episode 089: Reasons why relationships fail & how to avoid it with special guest Guy Finley Wondering why relationships fail? And want to know how to avoid it? Then this episode is for you! Meet Guy Finley, bestselling author of more than 45 books and audio albums on self-realization, including “The Secret of Letting Go,” “The Essential Laws of Fearless Living,” and his brand new book “Relationship Magic: Waking Up Together.” He is the founder and director of Life of Learning Foundation, a nonprofit Center for Spiritual Discovery located in southern Oregon where he gives talks three times each week. Guy is a faculty member at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York, 1440 Multiversity, and is a regular expert contributor to Beliefnet and the Huffington Post. For more information about his new book visit www.RelationshipMagicBook.com Links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/guyfinleyofficial/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/guy_finley Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/guy_finley/ Book : Guy Finley’s new book Relationship Magic – Waking Up Together Full Transcript: Leanne: 00:00:08 Welcome to Life Lafter Divorce, episode 89. I am your host, Leanne Linsky The Boyfriend: 00:00:12 I’m The Boyfriend. Leanne: 00:00:12 Hey, welcome back to another wonderful week of divorce. And while you’re out there, tuning in make sure you rate, review and subscribe. And hey, why not check out
Episode 085: Overcoming the Pain of Infidelity with special guest Teri Lynnn Wilkins Teri Lynn is a life coach specializing in cheating, betrayal, and infidelity. Teri Lynn’s story begins with her living the dream, married with two kids, and living in a nice home on a golf course. She had a large social circle and was active in charitable causes. She also cheated on her hubby, and found him unattractive. One Christmas day she shared that she wanted out. He asked if maybe they could work it out. She chose to leave it all behind. Cheating with someone can make you feel good about yourself regardless of the cost. But on the other hand, you become the bitch. Teri Lynn has experienced both cheating and being cheated on.Betrayal leaves open wounds and scars forever. She was a broken woman looking for intimacy and a way to feel good about herself. Her boyfriend was going through divorce but couldn’t just walk out. He had kids, too. After Teri Lynn’s divorce, the boyfriend and his wife were off and on again. Teri Lynn was not doing well financially and neither was her boyfriend. Teri Lynn was feeling the turmoil and guilt of what this was doing, not only
Episode 083: Single Mom Finds Her Love Has No Limits with special guest Maleka Long Chris Maleka Long Chris, founder of Love Beyond Limits, told her story of her upbringing, failed marriage, and her happy 2nd marriage today. It had been an ongoing struggle for years. She has seen family members incarcerated, has had children before marriage, had little help or good advice, and to say the least, no role models. She and her first husband even had a child born with sickle cell anemia. There were lots of hospital bills and yet he thought they should have another child. They eventually split up but then went back together for a short time. Maleka filed for divorce in 2008. In 2009, Maleka’s Grandmother, Dad, and Mom all passed away. Maleka had created a secure home open to friends and neighbors and family. It was a place of acceptance and belonging for her friends and community. It motivated her desire to create a non-profit. Maleka read a book called “Non-Profit for Dummies” to figure it out. That was just the beginning Maleka’s successes. She has since wrote a book and her program “LOVE BEYOND LIMITS” is ongoing in Long Beach and other cities in Southern California. She has created on-going
Episode 082: Body Confidence – What’s your body worth? with special guest Meg Sullivan If you’re looking for the secret to looking and feeling your best, then congratulations, you’re listening to the right episode. Our guest, Meg Sullivan, is Certified Pilates Instructor & Certified Fitness Trainer, former CPA and leading expert in the field of female transformational work and body love. Meg is the co-founder ENliteNED LIFE™, a health & lifestyle consulting firm for Professional women and Bold Body MANTRA™ Clothing, a consciously created body positive clothing line designed to empower women to love the skin they’re in. Meg & her co-founder (and sister!) Shannon work with women seeking to lose weight and build body confidence. As a result, their clients have doubled their salaries, released weight they’ve been trying to lose for decades, and stepped into a life a life that they now love. Body Love and Body Gratitude is the fuel for these transformations – not just for their clients, but also for Meg & Shannon themselves. Full Transcript: Leanne: 00:07 Welcome to life divorce podcast, episode 82. I am your host, Leanne Linsky, The Boyfriend: 00:12 and I’m the boyfriend. Leanne: 00:13 Welcome back to another wonderful week of. We are thrilled
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