Episode 028: Crazy Dates, Cops, and A Book!

By lifelafterdivorce|August 14, 2017|Show notes, Uncategorized|

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

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Episode 026: Thoughts from Mom-nonymous

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

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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Episode 025: Thoughts from Mom-nonymous

By lifelafterdivorce|July 26, 2017|Thoughts from Mom-nonymous, Uncategorized|

Episode 025: Without A Net with special guest Lex Morales Lex and his wife grew up in the same religion. His parents had divorced at some time. Lex and his girlfriend dated for awhile and had sexual relations.They admitted their sins to the church elders and for this she was shunned from her church for a year. They did get back together dated and became engaged, then marrying at the end of that year. The religion didn’t dictate he marry her but he felt it was the right thing to do. As time passed on they were not so happy or in agreement on having children. So they lived in the same house slept in separate bedrooms not talking with one another. Agreed to counseling which didn’t solve anything either. Jeff left the church, shortly after they divorced and once again his wife was shunned by the church. His best friend committed suicide and when Lex attended his funeral none of her family and friends would talk to him but called him names. Divorce doesn’t come easy and without a support group of family and friends you are lost. Reflecting on his religion and the control or should I say rules one understands you lost

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Episode 024: Thoughts from Mom-nonymous

By lifelafterdivorce|July 18, 2017|Thoughts from Mom-nonymous, Uncategorized|

Episode 24: Never Married / Never Divorced with special guest Dennis Holden I have just listened to Dennis Holden on Life Lafter Divorce. I do wish I knew how old he is to put his thoughts in perspective. He does know what he wants in a partner: Humor being No. 1 Compassion for # 2 a positive mindset also. His analogy of “jumping into the lake means now you are out of the pool”. Well Dennis that’s what a commitment is. I think your fears outline your real desires for a marriage. I do think you are clear on what you would like to have in a marriage; 1 sense of humor 2 compassionate and 3 a positive mindset –are all good traits. But you may be over thinking this and all your fears come back. When you do date the right person you will know it and and get past her short comings as she will yours. Happiness between two people is what it’s all about. Good Luck to you. 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

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Episode 023: Thoughts from Mom-nonymous

By lifelafterdivorce|July 12, 2017|Thoughts from Mom-nonymous, Uncategorized|

Episode 23: Matchmaking and Dating (after divorce) with special guest Katy Clark So much learned today from Guest Speaker Matchmaker and Dating Coach Katy Clark. Lots’ of value in her ideas and thoughts. Love the research that her services offer from the bio she takes from all of her clients. The coaching from what you like, how to dress what to expect from the date she has chosen for you. She stresses compliments and manners go a long way. Also have a positive mindset. Curb appeal is so important. Her services are invaluable as she guides you through setting new standards and finding happiness in yourself and finding a special partner in your life. Katy has a 80% success rate. 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

Episode 022: Thoughts from Mom-nonymous

By lifelafterdivorce|July 5, 2017|Thoughts from Mom-nonymous, Uncategorized|

Episode 24: Rearrange your life with special guest Donna Stellhorn Your guest today Donna Stellhorn shared many life changing ideas. Great for divorcees and even myself. So interesting. Enjoyed The Feng Shui and the cleansing methods of ridding oneself of bad memories from past relationships. Shaking memories and ridding oneself of material reminders. So smart. Donna’s ideas to make oneself and your space more appealing for future dating. Loved her mention of too many pillows on the bed. I can see that as a real deterrent. I’ll have to rid myself of those tomorrow. My honey will be so much happier. Feng has changed my life. 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

Episode 021: Thoughts from Mom-nonymous

By lifelafterdivorce|June 27, 2017|Thoughts from Mom-nonymous, Uncategorized|

Episode 021: Love your life! with special guest Charly Emery  Your guest Charly Emery is so positive she is amazing. Her advice would make her a millionaire if she could bottle it and put it on the market. I’ve never been divorced but what great advice to anyone on what really matters in ones’ life. Some of her key thoughts stick in my mind. Have your own direction and don’t let anyone control you..Feel it and you will know it. She has learned so much about herself after her divorce and because of that experience is sharing it with all of us. I feel lucky to have listened today and think her book would be a good read. Thanks to your weekly podcast and your very interesting guests. 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

Episode 020: Thoughts from Mom-nonymous

By lifelafterdivorce|June 20, 2017|Thoughts from Mom-nonymous, Uncategorized|

Episode 020: We Are Family with special guest Kristin Sawyer Yesterday your guest was Kristen whom left us with much to think about concerning children of divorce. Great advice for any parent who is going through or going to get one. Children are always listening especially when parents argue or in some cases physically fighting. This really affects a child. Therapy, especially with children, but more so for the parents is crucial. It is vital for parents to address all aspects of their divorce through therapy.They need the guidance and prospective to get them through this for the changes in all their lives. It is great that it is no longer frowned on. The two of you asked great questions of Kristen, especially where to get this help. She also clarified when therapy goes on ones record and when it doesn’t. This hour was so helpful and informative. I enjoyed her knowledge and your bringing it to us. 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

Episode 019: Thoughts from Mom-nonymous

By lifelafterdivorce|June 14, 2017|Thoughts from Mom-nonymous, Uncategorized|

Episode 019: Improvising with special guest Maddie O’Hara Yesterdays’ podcast was somewhat different than usual. Your guest was your friend Madeline O’Hara. The topic was changed up a bit. It centered on how much taking improv classes can help a person through a very trying time in their life especially after a divorce or break-up. Something in which the two of you had in common. Descriptions of what improv entails and how anyone can gain confidence in oneself and enjoy themselves in a way that they had never thought possible. Laughter is the best medicine. The other great benefit in doing this is making new friends. Watching your students come out of their shell and have fun, coming back for more classes week after week had to be so rewarding for yourselves. I enjoyed this podcast a lot. 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  

Episode 018: Thoughts from Mom-nonymous

By lifelafterdivorce|June 7, 2017|Uncategorized|

Episode 018: Cheating  with special guest Letter from Anonymous Listener My heart goes out to your guest whom I’m sure is in a lot of pain. I haven’t experienced this, but I can’t deny that the thought of it makes one cringe. I would imagine that it would consume ones mind. That being said, I’m sure the emotions can be uncontrollable. Let’s hope that she has someone to lean on to help her through it. The two of you gave good advice and researched statistics which is helpful. The Boyfriend –your past experiences are enlightening in that you could forgive and work past her cheating. It does prove that it can be fixed. I hope your podcast helps her to re-evaluate thoughts and more importantly her feelings and trust. 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