Hosted by Kate Daly

The Divorce Podcast

The Divorce Podcast explores divorce, break-ups and co-parenting from different angles. Countering the often sensationalist way it is portrayed in the media and offering a pragmatic and helpful space for those who are navigating a separation.

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Life after divorce
May 15, 2024
54
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Jodie Cariss, Founder of the online therapy platform Self Space to discuss the emotional journey of separation and the role of forgiveness in the healing process.

Co-parenting
May 1, 2024
32
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Founder of the Bristol Grandparents Support Group, Jane Jackson, and amicable Divorce Specialist, Anthony Syder to discuss grandparents, co-parenting and separation.

Life after divorce
April 17, 2024
43
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In this episode, Kate is joined by former family barrister turned therapist and author, Charlotte Friedman.

The legal bit
April 3, 2024
45
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In this episode, Kate is joined by clinical psychologist, Angharad Rudkin, and solicitor, mediator, and campaigner Helen Adam.

Co-parenting
March 20, 2024
45
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In this episode, Kate is joined by clinical therapist and manager, Julie Cooper, to discuss the reality of co-parenting across the varying stages of childhood.

Co-parenting
March 6, 2024
46
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Professor Lisa Doodson and Rebecca Jones from amicable to discuss introducing new partners and navigating blended families.

The emotional journey
February 21, 2024
43
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Mark Groves, a Human Connection Specialist and founder of 'Create the Love', to discuss co-dependency in relationships, separation and divorce.

The legal bit
February 7, 2024
44
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In this episode, Kate is joined by founder and Master Divorce Coach, Louise Neville, to discuss surviving the family court.

Separation stories
January 24, 2024
43
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In this episode, Kate was joined Ella Kenion to talk about her experience of divorce and co-parenting. Ella spoke candidly about her two divorces, the first being the pinnacle of ‘amicable’ and the second being far from it. They also explore her co-parenting journey.

The emotional journey
January 10, 2024
39
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To celebrate this special occasion, we're taking a trip down memory lane and bringing you the absolute best bits from our most impactful and insightful episodes.

The emotional journey
December 27, 2023
33
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Dr. Charlotte Fox Weber to talk about boundaries, relationships, and separation.

Co-parenting
December 13, 2023
43
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Zoë Desmond and Rebecca Cox to talk about their brand new book ‘How to be a happy single parent’.

The emotional journey
November 29, 2023
45
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Relationship & Family Coach, Nichole Farrow to discuss professional help during a separation or divorce.

The emotional journey
November 15, 2023
36
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Liz Harrington to discuss EFT coaching and how it can help in the context of divorce or separation.

Life after divorce
November 1, 2023
41
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In this episode, Kate is joined by The Midlife Mentors, Claire and James Davis, to discuss building self-confidence post-separation & divorce.

The emotional journey
October 18, 2023
37
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Mustafa Faruqi from Tesco, James Hayhurst, founder of The Positive Parenting Alliance and The Parents Promise and Jimi Odel from OneplusOne to discuss separation and the workplace.

Finances
October 4, 2023
37
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Daniel Copley from Zoopla and Shreepali Chauhan-Tufail from amicable to talk about property and divorce.

Finances
September 20, 2023
45
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Joshua Rozenberg and David Hodson to discuss whether 50/50 is a fair way to divide money and property during a divorce or separation.

Co-parenting
September 6, 2023
44
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Christina McGhee, an internationally recognised divorce parenting expert, speaker, and author.

Co-parenting
August 23, 2023
36
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Jack Gillis from the single-parent charity, Gingerbread, to discuss child maintenance.

Life after divorce
August 9, 2023
37
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In this episode, Kate is joined by sex and relationship therapist, Ian Kerner.

Separation stories
July 26, 2023
32
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In this episode Kate was joined by Verity Glasgow, CEO of the relationship charity, Oneplusone to discuss friends and family in the context of relationship breakdown.

Life after divorce
July 12, 2023
38
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In this episode, Kate was joined by financial planner, Louise Oliver and Divorce coach, Tosh Brittan to discuss adjusting to a new lifestyle post-separation.

Separation stories
June 28, 2023
41
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Jessica Fostekew - a comedian, actor and writer.

The emotional journey
June 14, 2023
34
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Paul Huntingford to discuss how therapy helped him through his divorce journey.Paul is an integrative therapist working in private practice.

The legal bit
May 30, 2023
34
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Nadia Beckett to talk about arbitration and separation.

The emotional journey
May 17, 2023
40
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Katherine Woodward Thomas to talk about conscious uncoupling.

The legal bit
May 3, 2023
37
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Hayley Weston from Farewill and Siân Ford from amicable to talk about wills and how they are impacted by relationships.

The emotional journey
April 19, 2023
38
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Tom Nash, Mr Divorce Coach to talk about healing from infidelity and affairs.

Separation stories
April 5, 2023
35
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Nav Mirza to talk about his experience of divorce, what happens when the system fails and why he founded Dads Unlimited. Dads Unlimited is a men’s mental health charity working wit

Separation stories
March 22, 2023
35
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Victoria Benson, CEO of the Single Parents Charity, Gingerbread.

The legal bit
March 8, 2023
32
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Angela Lally who is a qualified solicitor specialising in Family Law to discuss cohabitation when a relationship ends.

The emotional journey
February 22, 2023
33
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Ed Bassett, well-being entrepreneur, Dad, and rugby fan to discuss his divorce and journey of self-growth.

Finances
February 8, 2023
36
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Louise Oliver, a Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Wealth Manager to discuss financial planning and divorce during a cost-of-living crisis.

Separation stories
January 25, 2023
24
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Julian Deane, a comedian and writer, to talk about navigating ending relationships and blended families.

Life after divorce
January 11, 2023
32
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In this episode, I am joined by Tash Bloom from LiveMore and Audrey a LiveMore customer to talk about funding life after separation.

Co-parenting
December 28, 2022
35
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Marcie Shaoul, Director of The Co-Parent Way, to discuss managing strong emotions and inflammatory language as well as her new co-parenting course.

The legal bit
December 14, 2022
44
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Mat Megens, founder and CEO of HyperJar, to discuss budgeting during divorce and separation.

Life after divorce
November 30, 2022
34
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Siobhan Baillie, Conservative MP for Stroud, to discuss family policy reform and its impact on people separating and divorcing.

The legal bit
November 16, 2022
45
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Divorce Specialist, Anthony Syder to talk about keeping the cost of divorce low.

Co-parenting
November 2, 2022
39
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Jo Middleton to talk about solo parenting.

Co-parenting
October 19, 2022
30
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Co-Parenting Coach, Jen Gallagher, to discuss her tips on approaching co-parenting for younger children.

The legal bit
October 5, 2022
35
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Michelle Hoskin a financial abuse specialist, to discuss financial and economic abuse during a divorce.

Life after divorce
September 21, 2022
31
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Yuri Sinata to share her experience and tips around being a single working parent.

Separation stories
September 7, 2022
34
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In this episode, Kate was joined by journalist and comedian, Ellie Gibson to discuss relationship struggles and how to make a marriage work in the wake of a separation.

The emotional journey
August 24, 2022
44
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Mark Kozminski to talk about his divorce and the impact it had on his mental health which led him to create the Blue Mind Approach, to help other men going through divorce and separation.

The legal bit
August 10, 2022
50
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Helen Adam and Kate Stanley to talk about language and divorce.

Life after divorce
July 27, 2022
37
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Scottish actor and comedian, Wendy Wason, to talk about her divorce and navigating life after separation.

The emotional journey
July 13, 2022
33
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Mark Groves to discuss self-growth and healing following breakups, separation and divorce.

The legal bit
June 29, 2022
25
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In this second myth-busting episode, Kate was joined by Tracey Moloney, known to many as The Legal Queen on Tiktok and other social media platforms.

Co-parenting
June 8, 2022
43
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In this episode, Kate was joined by James Hayhurst and Adam Colthorpe to discuss Dads and divorce or separation.

The legal bit
May 25, 2022
32
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In this first myth-busting episode, Kate was joined by Tracey Moloney, known to many as The Legal Queen on Tiktok and other social media platforms.

Co-parenting
May 11, 2022
40
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Dr Angharad Rudkin a clinical psychologist with over 20 years experience of working with children and families to discuss divorce and separation from the perspective of children.

Separation stories
May 3, 2022
45
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In this episode, Kate was joined by comedian, actor and broadcaster Samantha Baines to discuss her divorce.

The emotional journey
April 21, 2022
45
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Sara Davison, to discuss navigating the emotional process of divorce, separation and breakups.

Separation stories
April 13, 2022
26
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In this episode, Kate was joined by author and journalist Rosie Green to discuss her journey from heartbreak to happiness.

The legal bit
April 6, 2022
32
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Today marks the introduction of No-fault divorce. In this episode, Kate was joined by Clive Coleman to discuss the change in law, the media narrative around it and future reform in the divorce space.

Finances
March 29, 2022
45
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Louise Oliver to discuss sorting out your finances when you get divorced and the value a financial planner can add to this process.

Life after divorce
March 22, 2022
36
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Laura Friedman Williams and James Preece to discuss sex and dating after divorce.

The legal bit
March 16, 2022
32
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Hatti Suvari to discuss the upcoming change in divorce law to a no-fault system.

Co-parenting
March 9, 2022
37
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Professor Lisa Doodson to discuss stepfamilies following on from separation and divorce.

The legal bit
March 2, 2022
32
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Clare Reilly from PensionBee and Anna Dunne from amicable to discuss pensions on divorce.

Separation stories
February 24, 2022
36
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Helen Thorn, a comedian, author and co-host of the podcast – The Scummy Mummies.

Co-parenting
February 17, 2022
33
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Toby Hazlewood to discuss co-parenting and nesting arrangements post-separation and divorce.

Life after divorce
February 3, 2022
35
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Haifa to discuss bouncing back after divorce, separation, and break-ups.

The legal bit
January 28, 2022
36
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In this episode, Kate was joined by Joe David, founder of Myna, for a deeper understanding of the implications of cryptocurrency on divorce financial settlements. Joe is the U.K.'s leading cryptocurrency accounting expert.

The legal bit
January 19, 2022
36
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Denise Evans and Suzanna Kingsford-Smith, to discuss no-fault divorce implementation in Australia and New Zealand, and what we can expect from the rollout of no-fault divorce on the 6th of April 2022 in England and Wales.

The emotional journey
January 13, 2022
39
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Kathryn Colas, to discuss menopause and its impact on relationship breakdown. They explore what menopause is, how it can impact relationships and the importance of separating the impact of menopause on relationships from other causes of relationship breakdown.

The legal bit
January 6, 2022
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Today is the three-month count down until no-fault divorce is introduced in England & Wales. Kate is joined by Isabel Syred from Her Majesties Courts and Tribunal Services (HMCTS) with an exclusive no-fault divorce update on exactly what will change when the new law is introduced this April.

The legal bit
December 15, 2021
29
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Ash Pugh and Dan Martinez to discuss cryptocurrency and divorce. They explore how the cryptocurrency space is developing and its impact on divorce financial settlements.

Co-parenting
December 9, 2021
28
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Marcie Shaoul and Anthony Syder to discuss co-parenting at Christmas from two different perspectives; a co-parenting coach and a child of divorce. Kate, Marcie and Anthony discuss common co-parenting pitfalls around the festive period, how to navigate blended families, what to do about presents and former traditions and the role of extended family. Marcie and Anthony also give their top tips for co-parenting around Christmas.

Separation stories
November 24, 2021
30
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Dr. Leyla Hussein went through her own Islamic divorce over 15 years ago, and has since spoken out about her marriage, her difficult divorce, finding happiness after divorce and ‘divorce parties’. In this episode, Kate and Leyla discuss the challenges surrounding her divorce, given her Somali and her husband’s Kenyan heritage as well as why she thinks society should change the narrative around divorce through education and the promotion of healthy relationships. Leyla also discussed why she has chosen to host divorce parties as a form of celebration for her friends.

Co-parenting
November 10, 2021
31
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In this episode, Kate and Harriet Hadfield discuss the challenges that come with co-parenting from different countries, as well as some helpful tips to help co-parents cope with this, and separation in general. Harriet Hadfield is a broadcaster and journalist who’s covered notable news stories for the BBC and Sky News over the past 15 years.

Co-parenting
November 3, 2021
31
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In this episode, Kate is joined by Cecilia Corbetta and Judah Racham from Place2Be. Place2Be is a children’s mental health charity with over 25 years of experience working with pupils, families and staff in UK schools. Its mission is to improve children and young people’s mental health. Place2Be's vision is for all children and young people to have the support they need to build lifelong coping skills and thrive.

The emotional journey
October 27, 2021
35
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In this episode, Kate and her guests discuss the impact of divorce and separation on individuals' mental health. They explore how the feelings of anxiety and overwhelm manifest themselves and what can be done to help manage these feelings. They also discuss useful tools to help individuals mental health when going through a divorce or separation, and when an intervention such as therapy or counselling may be needed.

The legal bit
October 19, 2021
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In this episode, Kate and her guests discuss their retrospective journeys within family law and their transition from divorce lawyer/ mediator to divorce coach. They also explore the various options open to couples when they divorce, and how to decide which may option may be best for you and your family.

Separation stories
September 29, 2021
36
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Helen Lederer is a comedian, writer and actress. In this episode, Helen and Kate discuss her divorce, being a single mother, the power of rejection and how to 'get back on the horse' after a breakup.

Co-parenting
September 21, 2021
43
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In the UK, almost half of all households have pets, with the pet population at around 54 million. That’s a lot of furry friends. And with so many of us owning animals, around 50% of separating couples are faced with the difficult question: who gets to keep the pet?

Co-parenting
September 10, 2021
33
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Dr. Amy Baker is a researcher, author and a nationally recognized expert in parent child relationships, especially children of divorce. She is the author or co-author of 8 books and over 115 articles on parental alienation, co-parenting with a toxic ex, and helping teenagers navigate their parent’s divorce.

Separation stories
September 3, 2021
46
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Carl Donnelly is an award-winning stand-up comedian, writer, and podcaster. In this episode, Carl talks candidly about divorcing in his early 30s and how it affected his mental health.

Separation stories
August 24, 2021
38
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Rosie Wilby is an award-winning comedian, author and podcaster. During this episode the stories behind her books; 'The Breakup Monologues' and 'Is Monogamy Dead'?

The emotional journey
August 17, 2021
35
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Zemar Dajani is a break-up coach and author of 'From Breakup to Empowerment'. Zemar shares how she re-invented herself after her divorce as well as her adivce for people going through a break-up.

Co-parenting
July 21, 2021
31
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Lucy Fry is an author, writer and speaker. In this episode, Lucy shares how she and her wife co-parent their son and how they've achieved an amicable split, even with bumps in the road.

The emotional journey
July 13, 2021
31
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Kate is joined by two Relate therapists who share advice on how to end a relationship if one person doesn't want it to be over.

Co-parenting
July 8, 2021
35
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Dan Betts is an influencer and blogger, Dan is a co-parent to his beautiful four year-old, Evie, and is loved by his followers for sharing a raw view of the ups and downs of separated parenting.

Co-parenting
June 30, 2021
24
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The Parents Promise is a new campaign launched by a collection of organisations. The Parents Promise asks couples to discuss what would happen if they have children and break-up and to commit to certain principles.

Separation stories
June 22, 2021
35
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Holly Bell is an award-winning blogger, author and a finalist of the Great British Bake-Off.Holly is divorced and has three sons and recently released her book, “I know I don't know you, but... True stories, reflections & advice on divorce" after experiencing many women reaching out to her for advice and support.

Finances
June 18, 2021
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Tamsin Caine is a financial planner specialising in helping people who are navigating a divorce or separation. In this epsiode, Tamsin shares her advice on how to keep control of costs and your future whilst separating.

Separation stories
May 26, 2021
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Get to know your host, Kate Daly, a little better. In this solo episode, Kate shares her journey and why she created The Divorce Podcast and amicable. It's short but sweet and we hope you enjoy it learning more about Kate.

The emotional journey
May 17, 2021
34
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Ulrika Jonsson is a television presenter and writer. During this episode, Ulrika talks honestly and openly about each of her three divorces and how she and her exes have navigated co-parenting and blended families for over 25 years.

Co-parenting
March 15, 2021
27
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Sue Atkins is the Parenting Expert for ITV’s ‘This Morning’, BBC Radio, Disney Junior, Good Morning Britain and India’s Education and Parenting World. Topics covered include; back to school anxiety, common questions from separating and separated parents, journalling and how it can help children through their parents' divorce or separation.

Co-parenting
February 26, 2021
28
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Ian Soars is CEO of Dad Info. Kate and Ian discuss the role of Dads, the most common topics and questions asked on the site, the impact COVID-19 has had on shared care and visits, how parents can avoid damaging their kids mental wellbeing when they divorce and separate.

Life after divorce
February 12, 2021
29
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Advice from Rachael Lloyd eharmony's relationship expert and James Preece, the UK's top celebrity dating expert and dating coach on how to get back into dating after divorce.

The emotional journey
December 17, 2020
24
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In this episode, Kate is joined by mental health expert Petra Velzboer and HR specialist, Gareth Jones who discuss what can be done in the work place to look after people's mental health generally and when navigating difficult life moments like a break-up.

Co-parenting
December 7, 2020
27
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Sophia Rantzau is a qualified counsellor and has worked with many parents, children and blended families. Having her very own blended family, Sophia honestly shares her “wins” and “mistakes”.

The emotional journey
September 28, 2020
27
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This conversation is dreaded by parents who have decided their marriage is over. Divorce coaches, Sara and Rhiannon share advice on how to get this conversation right.

The emotional journey
August 19, 2020
28
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Bob is the founder of OnlyMums and OnlyDads and shares his view on being a Dad and separating.

The legal bit
August 19, 2020
30
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Meet specialist family law barristers Samantha Woodham and Harry Gates who founded The Divorce Surgery. Samantha and Harry share insights and advice for couples who are about to embark on their divorce or separation, including how to avoid the common obstacles.

Separation stories
July 13, 2021
28
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Anthea Turner is a TV personality and author of many books include 'How to Survive Divorce'. Anthea shares her experience of divorce and what it was like for such a private moment to be so public, what led Anthea to write her book and her advice for couples who are facing their separation journey.

The legal bit
June 19, 2021
22
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During this episode, you'll learn more about when couples in England and Wales will be able to use No-Fault divorce and what will change when the laws are introduced.

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Kate is a divorce expert, entrepreneur and co-founder of UK's most trust divorce service, amicable, founded after her own expensive and traumatic divorce. Kate was shocked by how much time and money the divorce took and the hurt it inflicted on her whole family, leading to her decision to find a way to enable couples to divorce differently.

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