Archive for Journey Beyond Divorce

Sep
28

Children and Divorce: How to Navigate a Child-Centered Divorce Standard vs. High Conflict

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In today’s show we discuss how to choose the best legal approach with your children’s mental and emotional health front and center. Children can experience significant emotional damage as a result of divorce, but they don’t have to. While it is understandable that you want to fight for your fair share of time with the kids, we want you to understand the risks that accompany a legal fight wherein children are dragged through the court process and strangers make parenting decisions for you.

Our guest, Larry Sarezsky, discusses the choices available and the impact of those decision when fighting for custody during the legal process. We cover both a standard divorce as well as the challenges in a high conflict scenario.

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Sep
28

Children & Divorce: The Child’s Bill of Rights

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Today’s show focuses on your children and how you can parent through divorce in a way that protects them from the animosity between you and your spouse and honors their rights. We talk

Dr. Mark Banschick

with Dr. Mark Banschick, a child psychiatrist who share the negative impact and long term affects children experience when parents do not protect them from the hostility.

 

 

Dr. Banschick discusses why we tend to act out and react without filters in front of our children and how hard this season is for mom’s and dad’s to navigate consciously. After explaining why it makes sense, he offers specific strategies for curbing destructive conversations with your kids. Dr. Banschick provides us with a Child’s Bill of Rights to guide us. Tune in and you will also receive his free eBook which includes the bill of rights and other tips and strategies. If you have kids, you do not want to miss this show!

 

For more information on Karen McMahon visit Journey Beyond Divorce.

 

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Sep
11

Living with Your STBX: The Secret to Surviving the Stress

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Once the decision to divorce has been made one of the greatest daily difficulties is how to live under the same roof with your STBX and all the contention that you are each feelings.  The most effective way of approaching this stage is refining your communication and problem solving skills.

 

Dr. Dan Thomason explains how easy it is to get caught in arguments about how you are communicating and lose the opportunity to actually communicate effectively. He shares a tool he has created to help couples stay on topic, solution oriented and effective in traversing difficult and triggering topics. Dr. Dan also offers listeners a free eBook that outlines his communication tool, so make sure to tune in!

For more information visit: Journey Beyond Divorce.

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Aug
09

Going Public About Your Divorce: Who, When and What to Tell

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In the early stages of divorce we experience a powerful emotional sting. Coming to terms with the fact that divorce IS part of your reality often happens when you begin to tell others about it. Today we discuss telling your spouse, children, family, friends and others. We look at the fears and resistance that arises and the questions that you want to ask yourself prior to telling.

 

Being clear on what you want to say and who you are ready to tell and what your boundaries are around discussing this tender topic will enable you to take this step with greater ease. Everyone will have their own emotional reaction. Preparing for that as well is key to managing your own needs and peace. Throughout the process, being aware, making conscious decisions and setting an intention for how you want your divorce to unfold will enable you to feel empowered, stay calm and negotiate effectively. Tune in today!

For more on Journey Beyond Divorce visit: www.JourneyBeyondDivorce.com.  For more programs on Divorce and life after divorce, visit: www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

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Jul
24

Divorce Finances – 5 Essentials to be Financially Prepared

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Your finances are certain to change during and after divorce and therefore raise fear in just about everyone facing this transition.  Today we speak with Elizabeth Polizzi, a financial expert who specializes in strategizing around the finances of divorce.  She discusses how vital it is to be informed and educated in order to negotiate the best possible settlement.  

In this straightforward talk, Elizabeth elaborates on the 5 Keys to preparing financially for your divorce.  She invites you to examine in great detail what you have, what you owe, what you need and what you want and offers valuable tips and the best way to negotiate your settlement.  

 

For more information on Journey Beyond Divorce visit www.JourneyBeyondDivorce.com.

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Jul
05

The Mediation Approach to Divorce – Is It The Right Choice For You?

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Mediation is a non-adversarial approach to divorcing outside of the court system.  Join us as Andrea Vacca explains who is a good fit for mediation, how it differs from other avenues for divorcing and takes us through a typical mediation case from beginning to end.  You will be sure to know if this is the right fit for you and if so what to expect as you enter the mediation process.

For more on Karen McMahon and Journey Beyond Divorce visit: www.JourneyBeyondDivorce.com.

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Jun
26

The Collaborative Approach to Divorce

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A Team approach using creative problem solving

Collaborative divorce is the newest ‘kid on the block’ when it comes to divorce.  It is a process in which you and your spouse commit to staying out of the court system and working in a spirit of creative problem solving, transparency and trust.  Beth Dalena, Esq. shares what a Collaborative Divorce looks like and who is a good couple candidate and who is not.  We also explore the emotional, legal and financial benefits of divorcing outside the court system.

For more info on Karen McMahon and Journey Beyond Divorce visit: www.JourneyBeyondDivorce.com.

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Jun
13

The Court Approach to Divorce: The Process and Benefits of Litigation

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Most people considering divorce expect that they will have to ‘litigate’ in order to legally divorce.  There is also a lot of criticism around the litigation process.  Listen in as Wendy Samuelson, Esq. shares the benefits and protections of working within the courts to divorce.  Wendy shares what litigating means, how the process typically unfolds and when and how it can offer protection and support.  We also explore how to hire a litigating attorney that is a good fit for you.

For more information on Journey Beyond Divorce visit: www.JourneyBeyondDivorce.com.

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May
19

How to Choose The Best Legal Approach During Divorce

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One of the most important decisions you make in the early stages of divorce is the legal approach that will be most effective for your circumstances.  You may find that each attorney you interview states that their approach is the right one for you.  It can be overwhelming and scary to sort out what the different legal avenues are and how to discern what is best for you and your spouse.

Attorney Bill Laufer

Today we talk with Bill Laufer, a 40 year veteran attorney in the matrimonial law arena whose firm specializes in family law and handles all 4 legal approaches: litigation, arbitration, mediation and collaboration.  Listen as Bill walks us through the pro’s and con’s of each and how to make the best choice given the personalities and circumstances you are facing.

For more on Karen and Journey Beyond Divorce visit: www.JourneyBeyondDivorce.com

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Apr
26

The Divorce Landscape

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Understanding the Divorce Landscape takes a big picture look at what you are facing as you enter the world of divorce.  We share tips that support you to effectively take control of your part of the divorce process, the one part of the process that you have direct control over.  You will hear what to educate yourself about in advance of making significant decisions, the importance of prioritizing your efforts, and how to maintain your sanity by focusing on those things you have the ability to influence.

This show and those that follow it are designed to dovetail with our 12 Step Divorce Recovery Podcast series by helping you understand the general territory of divorce, discern what aspects of it apply to your particular situation, and prepare for the many stages and phases so you will be able to effectively negotiate the bumps and bends ahead with grace and dignity.

For more on Journey Beyond Divorce, visit: JourneyBeyondDivorce.com

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