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legal part of divorce

Listen to our guests and experts discuss life after divorce

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.

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Co-parenting
November 10, 2021
31
 MIN

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.

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Co-parenting
November 3, 2021
31
 MIN

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.

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The emotional journey
October 27, 2021
35
 MIN

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.

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The legal bit
October 19, 2021
33
 MIN

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.

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Separation stories
September 29, 2021
36
 MIN

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.

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Co-parenting
September 21, 2021
43
 MIN

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?

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Co-parenting
September 10, 2021
33
 MIN

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.

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Separation stories
September 3, 2021
46
 MIN

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.

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Separation stories
August 24, 2021
38
 MIN

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'?

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The emotional journey
August 17, 2021
35
 MIN

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.

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Co-parenting
July 21, 2021
31
 MIN

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.

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The emotional journey
July 13, 2021
31
 MIN

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.

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Co-parenting
July 8, 2021
35
 MIN

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.

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Co-parenting
June 30, 2021
24
 MIN

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.

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Separation stories
June 22, 2021
35
 MIN

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.

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Separation stories
June 18, 2021
33
 MIN

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.

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Separation stories
May 26, 2021
15
 MIN

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.

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The emotional journey
May 17, 2021
34
 MIN

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.

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Co-parenting
March 15, 2021
27
 MIN

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.

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Co-parenting
February 26, 2021
28
 MIN

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.

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Life after divorce
February 12, 2021
29
 MIN

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.

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The emotional journey
December 17, 2020
24
 MIN

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.

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Co-parenting
December 7, 2020
27
 MIN

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”.

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The emotional journey
September 28, 2020
27
 MIN

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.

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The emotional journey
August 19, 2020
28
 MIN

Bob is the founder of OnlyMums and OnlyDads and shares his view on being a Dad and separating.

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The legal bit
August 19, 2020
30
 MIN

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.

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Separation stories
July 13, 2021
28
 MIN

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.

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The legal bit
June 19, 2021
22
 MIN

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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Life after divorce
June 16, 2020
23
 MIN

Aruna Bansal is the founder of The Asian Single Parents Network. Hear Aruna's story and how the network is supporting single Asian parents across the UK.

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The emotional journey
August 19, 2020
29
 MIN

In this episode, Kate and John delve into mediation; what it is and how it can helps couples with divorce and separation.

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Life after divorce
May 1, 2020
25
 MIN

Kate is joined by Zoë Desmond, the founder of Frolo. Frolo is the online community for single parents, hear how and why it has grown so quickly in this brilliant episode.

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The emotional journey
April 20, 2020
22
 MIN

Claire is a Bristol based Divorce Coach who helps people to navigate the divorce process. Find out what divorce coaching is and if it may be right for you and your ex. Claire also shares her own divorce journey and how it impacted her career and outlook on life.

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Co-parenting
April 7, 2020
28
 MIN

We are living in the most extraordinary times and all having to adjust to a new way of living. For co-parents, amicable or not, this is a challenge period of our lives. Co-parenting expert, Marcie Shaoul shares advice on how to navigate this challenging time.

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The emotional journey
July 20, 2018
37
 MIN

Nigel Shepherd, Head of Family Law at Mills and Reeve and David Leckie, Glocal Director of The Divorce Hotel discuss the current ways that couples can divorce and how each balance (or don't balance) the legal process and emotional journey.

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Co-parenting
July 9, 2018
28
 MIN

The guests discuss divorce and parenting and the challenges couples face when transitioning from parent to co-parent, as well as the skills and knowledge parents need to enable a positive co-parenting relationship

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The legal bit
June 19, 2018
31
 MIN

Internation Family Laywer, David Hodson, joins Kate to discuss the current divorce laws in England and Wales and if they are fit for purpose.

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The legal bit
May 9, 2018
35
 MIN

Jeremy Gordon, Rabbi of New London Synagogue, Thomas Pascoe, Campaign Director at the Coalition for Marriage, and Isabel Russo, Head of Ceremonies at Humanists UK, join Kate for this inaugural episode of the Divorce Podcast. In this edition, they discuss divorce in our society, and whether, as society changes, divorce laws should change too; the current system of divorce, and how it affects couples looking to separate; whether No Fault divorce serves to help or hinder the most vulnerable people in our society; and the role of religious institutions and their leaders.

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