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Last update: 2013-07-01

Should Paula Deen Have Been Fired?

2013-07-01
Length: 56s

In this episode of Single Again! Now What? Joanie and Steve discuss the case for Paula Deen's dismissal from The Food Network and sponsors canceling their contracts with her over her use of the "N" word thirty years ago.

Steve has some strong feelings regarding the situation and shares his thoughts regarding racism. In this podcast, you will hear the actual interview with Paula Deen as originally aired on The Today Show.

Joanie puts on her coaching hat and wonders how many of us have said things in a relationship that we really didn't mean and paid the price for doing so.  This story has struck a nerve and we'd really like you to provide your opinion as well.  You can do so by posting on our Facebook Page or you could call and leave a voicemail with your feelings and we will air them during our next show.  Our Listener Line number is (248) 686-2256.  We look forward to hearing your thoughts on this sensitive issue.

For more programs on divorce and life after divorce, visit: www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

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Overcoming Your Ex is an Obstacle to Settlement

2013-06-25
Length: 47s

There is a kaleidoscope of emotion experienced in divorce, and sometimes it makes good people do bad things, but can also bring out the worst in people especially those with mental wellness issues. What happens when you are faced with the adversity from the other side, crazy making behavior, deception, lies, and so on.

Our guest is Steven Benmor, a Family Law lawyer who only handles matrimonial cases.   He takes us through the critical steps and thinking behind dealing with the difficult issues and personalities.   Steven is a Certified Specialist in Family Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada, Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, Co-chair of the Board of Access For Parents and Children in Ontario, Executive Member of the Family Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association, Member of the Board of the Ontario Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Member of the Board of the Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Member of The Advocates Society, Member of the Toronto Lawyers Association and Member of the Family Lawyers Association. Steven is a recognized lawyer, educator, speaker and writer – and is well versed in dealing with many of the difficult divorce dilemmas that only the most seasoned of lawyers can handle so adeptly.

In this episode of The Smart Divorce we discuss personality disorder, the relationship breakdown business, and stepchildren support.

Topics include:

Dealing with oppositional, paranoid and aggressive behavior from the other side –your soon to be former partner and their legal counsel Why you’re better off in the legal system Getting out of “emotional jail” Why it’s important to focus on the truth, not on the lie What the system is – an adversarial system, and not an inquisition system Legal responsibilities to the step children And much more! 

Be sure to tune it, this is a lively discussion and a must listen! 

For more information and to contact Steven Benmor visit his website at www.benmor.com or email steve@benmor.com

 

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Tips for Divorced Dads - Single Again! Now What? Audition #3

2013-06-21
Length: 1s

This edition of Single Again! Now What? begins with exciting news from Joanie. 

Steve tells of reinventing a past relationship.  He has learned to be single and his current relationship has morphed into the "friends with benefits" type, and it seems to be working for everyone.  Joanie provides tips for healing after a break-up, and together, Joanie and Steve show that living alone isn't so bad after all.  If you are going through this now and having a tough time, rest assured that you will become settled in time.

Steve decided to cold call a potential co-host who had emailed for a chance to be on the show and we introduce you to Tommy Maloney, author of 25 Tips for divorced Dads.  Tommy shares some of his wit and wisdom and turns out to be a very interesting guest.  If you're looking for ways to improve the relationship with your kids after a divorce or find it hard to get along with your stepchildren, Tommy provides some valuable advice.

Let us know what you think of Tommy by writing us at DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com and be sure to "like" us on our show Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.

For more programs on divorce and life after divorce, visit: www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.  For more on Joanie, visit: www.FreshStartAfterDivorce.com.

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Co-Host Audition #2

2013-06-17
Length: 1s

On this edition of Single Again! Now What? with Joanie Winberg and Steve Peck, Dottie Coffman joins us as a possible co-host for our show.  Like Dottie?  Let us know.  Think YOU should be on the air with us?  Send us an email and tell us why you think you would be great on our show.

Topics in the show include:

Natural childbirth If you had a C Section during your first pregnancy do you need to have one for the next child? Men in the delivery room How strange are accents from different cities? Dating Disasters Terrestrial radio vs. Podcasts - How radio is changing And much more.

For more on our co-host visit her Facebook page.  

For more free programs related to divorce and life after divorce, visit www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.  For more on Single Again! Now What? visit our Facebook page. 

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The Divorce Process Part 2 - When to File

2013-06-09
Length: 24s

Family Law attorney, Henry Gornbein, continues his series, The Divorce Process.

In this episode, Henry addresses questions related to filing for divorce.  Some believe that it matters who files first.  You may be surprised with Henry's answer.

Others feel they would be best represented by a firm that markets directly to men or women.  Henry dispels the need for a specialized law firm.

Filing is never an easy decision to make and shouldn't be taken lightly.  Henry provides information and insight for anyone considering divorce in this important legal series.

For more on Henry Gornbein, visit: www.FamilyLawOfMichigan.com. For more programs related to divorce and life after divorce, visit www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.  Join our community and be notified of new programs by "liking" our Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/DivorceSourceRadio.

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We're Back with a New Single Again! Now What?

2013-06-07
Length: 37s

Steve has finally returned from Captiva Island, Florida.  Joanie and Steve catch up and we bring you up to speed with what's going on at Divorce Source Radio.

Topics include:

How business associates expect you to connect while on vacation  How do you plan your work/life priorities? Finding your special purpose in life Having money doesn't always make you happy Joanie, The Bird Woman from Boston? Co-Host tryouts and much more.

For more programs related to divorce and life after divorce, visit: www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.  For more on Joanie and Single Again! Now What?, visit: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.

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Divorce Source Radio Update

2013-06-03
Length: 1s

Listeners have written in and asked where we've been.  Steve explains in this episode.

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Working on Me - Improving Relationships

2013-05-20
Length: 54s

On this episode of Single Again! Now What?, Joanie Winberg and Steve Peck speak with the author of Guy Free, Working on Me, Shauna Hoffman.

Guy Free Working On Me is not meant to be a permanent lifestyle. It is meant to be a time in your life where you stop basing your worth, your happiness, and your self esteem on having a man at your side. This is going to be an all out re-deciding of who you are, who you want to be and what you feel inside.

In the program we discuss:

The Key points for a good relationship Why we sometime seek out our opposite for a partner The importance of matching values in relationships The importance of healthy sex And much more.


For more on Shauna Hoffman, visit www.WorkingOnMe.com.

Joanie and Steve are still searching for a new co-host and we're looking for listeners that would like to give it a shot by doing a show with us.  Listeners, be sure to pitch in with your thoughts on those who come on the air with us by emails at: DivorceSouceRadio@gmail.com or via our Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.  For more programs on Divorce and Life after Divorce, visit: www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

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Single Again! Now What? Co-Host Audition #1 - Tasher

2013-05-12
Length: 1s

The Single Again! Now What? auditions have begun.  Joanie Winberg and Steve Peck invite their first co-host, Tasher (as she prefers to be called) as a possible replacement for co-host, Lesley Hatfield. Tasher is from Houston, and the owner/creator of DivorceAndScaredNoMore.com. She is a mom of three grown children and a grandmother of three.

She is one of the few people on the planet whose wedding and divorce anniversary are the same date only 26 years later.  She is a shining example of how to turn a lemon into a Zesty Lemon Sorbet and share with the world.

Hot topics for today’s show:

Why do married couples find it acceptable to poke fun of their spouses in public? Is this one of the causes of divorce? If you have been on the receiving end of being told that your spouse wants a divorce, than listen to one of the most unusual and shocking stories of how a husband learned his wife wanted a divorce The importance of making time to sing and dance (even in the rain) How the new methods of dating can help you work out your "grey" matter

Drop us an email and let us know what you think of Tasher at: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com or on our Facebook Page. If you have always wanted to be on the radio and would like to be considered for the position as a co-host, please e-mail us at: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com and tell us why you think you should be a radio star.

Join our community at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.  For more programs on divorce and single life, visit www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

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It’s Never Too Late to Have a Good Childhood

2013-05-09
Length: 47s

Heartwarming, dream come true, and a family reunion.  These are but a few words that ring true, and bring tears of sadness and happiness. Family law attorney Ron Supancic shares his touching and personal story of his parents divorce and subsequent remarriage almost 30 years later; and the profound impact it has had on his life.  This is a first for Ron, as he has never publically shared his family story, and we were honored and privileged to have heard it first – and be able to share it with our special listeners. 

This episode of The Smart Divorce is not to be missed.  It’s a true Hollywood story with an ending that many children of divorce can only dream of, a parent’s reunion after many years of divorce.  There are so many life lessons that Ron teaches us; how he has become a wounded healer, uses the talking stick, what it means to develop your mission statement for divorce.  There is much to learn – tune in to hear this powerful story of encouragement and hope. 

A few highlights from Ron’s story ………
•    Parent’s divorced when he was only 9 years old, a time when divorce was a rare event.
•    Although abandoned by his biological father, they reunited 10 years later when Ron enlisted and served as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy's Judge Advocate General's Corp.
•    Ron’s mother’s question…..and how the answer reunited the family.
•    How determination and perseverance shaped Ron’s career as family law attorney helping clients see their divorce as a healing opportunity for transformation.
 
Ron Supancic has been voted one of L.A.'s Super Lawyers by a jury of his peers in Los Angeles Magazine every year since 2006. At a special ceremony held last September, Ron was honored by the California State Bar for 30 years of service as a Certified Family Law Specialist.  Ron is a frequent guest on radio and television, where he advocates Collaborative Divorce and Mediation, as well as other innovative approaches to resolve family conflict. Author of three books, When All Else Fails: The Real Cost of Ending a Marriage, Win-Win Custody Solutions, and California Family Law: A Layman's Guide, Ron offers his clients the newest choices in family law. His commitment is to advocate for his client's rights in a climate of integrity, dignity and respect. To contact Ron, visit his website at www.thelawcollaborative.com

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Living in The SuperMind

2013-05-05
Length: 59s

This episode of Single Again! Now What? begins with the ongoing search for a co-host to join Joanie and Steve on the show. Ever dream of being a radio star?  Here's your chance, listen for details.

Today's special guest is Maurie Pressman, M.D., author of Living in The Supermind.  Dr Pressman is the Medical Director and Founder of the Pressman Center for Mind/Body Wellness, with offices in Philadelphia.  This is a clinic which focuses on spiritual psychotherapy and the exploration of the human soul.  Living in The Supermind reveals that there is within us a mind beyond imagination.   It is a Supermind which offers the power of knowledge, love, and inspiration beyond dreams.  But it must be opened. The Supermind is the mind of dream and spirit.  For more on Dr. Pressman and his book, visit: www.MauriePressman.com.

Other show topics include:

Motorcycles, men love 'em, most wives hate 'em Keys to a lasting relationship What to do when you run into an ex and their new love interest Single Again! Now What? is soon to be heard on Boomer Living Radio on the FMG network

Visit our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat and join our community.  For more programs on divorce and beginning a healthy new you, visit: www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.  Thanks for listening!  Write us with questions or comments and let us know how we're doing at: DivorceSourceRadio@Gmail.com. 

 

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Tools for Better Co-Parenting

2013-05-04
Length: 37s

It’s tough enough being a parent this days, but when you add in the layer of co-parenting with your children’s other parent, it can become complicated – the good news is, it doesn’t need to be.

Our guest, Dr. Isolina Ricci, Ph.D., is the author of the enduring classic for parents Mom's House, Dad's House, Mom's House, Dad's House for KIDS, and the newly released The CoParenting Toolkit. She is an internationally renowned licensed family therapist, educator, and mediator whose work has inspired and supported two generations of parents. Many of her pioneering concepts such as "Parenting Plans," the "business-like" approach for managing conflict and communications, better words to replace legal terms like "custody" and "visitation," have all become accepted standards.

In this episode of The Smart Divorce we discuss how to co-parent without conflict, do what’s in your children’s best interest and more. 

Topics include:

The 3 lane Co-Parenting Highway How parents can build on their strengths “The Miserable Middle” Co-Parenting guidelines Flexible Co-Parenting What kids want their parents to know And much more!

The Co-Parenting toolkit is available at: www.momshousedadshouse.com Mom's House, Dad's House books are available through amazon.com. 

For more information check out Dr Ricci’s website CoParentingToday.com, there are free articles. For example, "Divorce from the Kids Point of View", "What your words really say" or "Parenting Plans: your most important document".

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Conscious Dating After Divorce

2013-04-30
Length: 58s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, we explore what Freud called “the unconscious” –  the collection of repressed thoughts, wishes, fantasies and drives, many of which have an aggressive quality. What is the relevance? Inside these unconscious conflicts lies the answer to why we are attracted to and or seem to attract a certain kind of person.

The show is called Conscious Dating and our guest is Elizabeth J. Tupling, MS, TLLP is a psychotherapist specializing in individual, and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Huntington Woods, Michigan.

For  the person who is wondering why they are always drawn to the “bad boy” or “bad girl”, the addict, the emotionally and or legally unavailable person, it’s important to “open up the hood and look underneath”.   What we’ll usually find is a long standing, established pattern of being attracted to the same kind of person, and not knowing why.  Like a moth to a flame, we drift toward exactly what we consciously know is not healthy for us – it’s a real primitive, primal process that originates in early “imprinting” in the brain.  This imprinting creates an unconscious definition of how relationships should feel for us – good or bad.

The challenge for the listener is to examine what feels “good” in the early stages of an attraction.  And if the person is doing a truthful inventory of these feelings they might find that subtle cues of rejection, the need to chase, dismissal of one’s needs, justification of disrespectful behaviors, all feel vaguely familiar, comfortable and worse off, comforting.  Doesn’t make sense does it?  It usually doesn’t, it’s unconscious.

For more on Elizabeth Tupling, visit: www.MySoulGrowth.com.  For more programs on divorce and life after divorce, visit www.DivorceSourceRadio.com. 

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Questions Women Have About Men

2013-04-29
Length: 1s

Single Again! Now What? is back!  This time Joanie and Steve are looking for answers to questions women have about men.

Joining us on the show is the author of the award winning book Seeing With The HeartWilliam Lacey is a social commentator and we discuss the development of "spiritual sight". His book also speaks about the opportunities for the personal growth and transformation during difficult times of trial and change. William provides a man’s perspective (with Steve’s help) to the most pressing questions that women wonder about men including relationships, faith and social issues. Don’t worry ladies, Joanie shared the woman’s point of view as well.

Some of the questions women have about men:

1) What are the things that turn a man off when he is just getting to know a woman on the first couple of dates?
2) How can a woman be sure there won’t be affairs in a relationship?
3) Why do men feel they need to fix everything when I simply want to be heard?
4) Why won’t men stop and ask for directions?

For more information and to order the book, go to www.SeeingWiththeHeart.com.

Also on the show: Ever dream of being on the radio?  Here's your chance!  Lesley finds herself becoming more tied down with her company with less time for Single Again! Now What?  We're going to miss Lesley's wit and wisdom on a regular basis and we're looking for someone to fill her shoes. Listen to this show for more information on auditioning for our show.  Good luck!

Visit www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat for single again resources, show info and much more.  For more free programs related to divorce, visit www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

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The Anatomy of An Affair - Part 5

2013-04-17
Length: 58s

Part 5 of our series, The Anatomy of An Affair continues with David Feder.

Listener note: This is Part 4 of this series, and if you are finding this program through our archive directory, iTunes or Stitcher Radio, it is advised you begin with program 1 and follow the podcasts in their original order.

In this episode, David answers questions on might have if they have been involved in an affair such as:

Should I agree to therapy with my partner if he hasn’t ended his affair yet? What is the best way to end my affair with my Affair Partner? How do I make my partner feel safe when he/she pushes me away.  It’s frustrating and I am feeling hopeless.  I can’t seem to do anything right. How do I rebuild trust after an affair?  Are there steps to follow? What about sex after an affair?  I don’t feel like it but I’m afraid if I say no, it will be my fault that my partner goes back to his Affair Partner? What is Forgiveness? Should I tell my children about the affair? Affairs in the workplace - What do I do if you both work at the same company?

For more on David Feder, visit: www.MyLifeAfterAn Affair.com.

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Overcoming Barriers to Developing a Great Parenting Relationship

2013-04-10
Length: 59s

Our guest, Matthew Sullivan, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, who specializes in forensic child and family psychology. He has been in private practice for 20 years, specializing in Forensic Family psychology.

Dr. Sullivan is a pioneer in the field of Parenting Coordination, , and has led the development of Parenting Coordination across the U.S. He is one of the most experienced Parent Coordinators (called Special Master in California) in the country.  In 2012, he received the Joseph Drown award from the California Association of Family and Conciliation Courts for “outstanding services to children” in the state.  He has written articles, presented and done training at numerous national and international venues on topics such as high-conflict divorce, Parent Coordination, Forensic Consultation Court-involved therapy and Child Alienation.

In this episode of The Smart Divorce we explore the benefits of a Parenting Coordinator, and the importance of this professional while helping co-parents reduce conflict.  We also discuss the difference between Parenting Alienation and an estranged relationship with children – and how to repair and rebuild your relationship with your children. 

We explore so many issues and ideas related to co-parenting and your children’s best interest.  Topics include:
•    What is a parenting coordinator
•    How you might benefit from using a parenting coordinator
•    What’s the difference between a parenting  coordinator vs. mediation vs. co-parent counseling
•    What is the difference between parent alienation and estrangement
•    Tips for parents to improve the relationship with their children
•    How Dr. Sullivan helps families come together with the reunification program – Overcoming Barriers
•    How the Forging Families program can help the whole family.

To contact Dr. Sullivan, please visit his website at http://www.californiaparentingcoordinator.com
For more information about Overcoming Barriers High-Conflict Divorce Camp visit http://overcomingbarriers.org
Don’t miss out on this important conversation, and find out how you can minimize conflict, and improve or save your important relationship with your children.

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Love Hormones on Single Again! Now What?

2013-04-04
Length: 56s

Joanie and Steve are back with the Love Doctor, Edward Lichten, M.D. to discuss the love hormone Oxytocin, as well as his Honeymoon cream that helps women achieve better orgasms.

The dynamic duo also discuss:

Joanie's new program, Finding the Work/Play Balance with Your Relationship How to deal with a partner that doesn't know how o have fun How we let our guard down in relationships Steve falls asleep while counseling a friend How to find your special purpose in life And much more.

Visit www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat for single again resources, show info and much more.  For more free programs related to divorce, visit www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

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The Anatomy of An Affair - Part 4

2013-04-04
Length: 48s

Part 4 of our series, The Anatomy of An Affair continues with David Feder

In this episode we take a look at why affairs happen.  David discusses the different types of affairs and what recovery entails.

We also explore what you should do when you suspect your spouse is cheating and help you understand why the affair happened.

Listener note: This is Part 4 of this series, and if you are finding this program through our archive directory, iTunes or Stitcher Radio, it is advised you begin with program 1 and follow the podcasts in their original order.

For more on David Feder, visit: www.MyLifeAfterAn Affair.com.

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Spring has Sprung on Single Again! Now What?

2013-04-01
Length: 52s

This week on Single Again! Now What?, Joanie & Steve are celebrating the return of spring and the hope that summer brings.

Joanie answers a couple of listener questions on the show, including one from a mom that wonders, does it make you a bad mom if you feel the need to medicate in order to cope with hectic life of raising your kids?  Joanie discusses what she learned from Dr Maurie Pressman s book, Living In The Supermind, and shares how this book helps us better understand the process or quieting our negative mind chatter without the need for medication.

Other topics discussed include:

The power of meditation The new Single Again! Now What? Facebook page Summer concerns for skin cancer Youth sports and girls softball Major League Baseball is back! How the more you try finding the perfect mate, the less likely you are to do so. And much more.

For more on Joanie, Lesley and Steve, visit the Single Again! Now What Facebook page or write them at: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com. For more programs related to divorce and life after divorce, visit www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

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Stop the Madness! - A Psychic/Energy Healer's Perspective on Divorce

2013-03-24
Length: 1s

Psychic and Energy Healer Helene joins Steve Peck and shares her spiritual insight into stopping the madness during and post divorce.  Helene resides in Salem, Massachusetts and works with clients all over the world, offering guidance and support from the Angelic Realm.

As one of the nation's leading energy healers, Helene brings a unique perspective to the process of going through divorce and moving on to a healthier, new life. 

In this program, Helene teaches how your own personal energy can have an influence on a strained relationship.  Other topics in the program include:

•    How can we remain calm in spite of all that is going on around us?
•    How to deal with the legal challenges
•    Dealing with the financial aspects of divorce
•    Worrying about our children
•    How can we lower the conflict in a high conflict divorce?
•    What to do if our ex is saying hurtful and false things to friends, family and our kids?
•    How can we strengthen our personal Energy?

For more information on Helene or to schedule a personal reading, visit: www.AngelsLightHouse.com

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Tough Times for Travel and More

2013-03-21
Length: 48s

This episode of Single Again! Now What? with Joanie Winberg, Lesley Hatfield & Steve Peck, is more fun than a barrel of monkeys as they discuss Tough Times for Travel and more. 

Our trio have tons to laugh and talk about as they discuss such things as:

How horrible flying can be these days Steve's trip to Atlanta Tough time for cruise lines Traveling on mass transit in major cities Wedding blunders Lesley... Georgia Business Woman of The Year Why can't ex's be friends? Working with your ex and their love interest how do you handle your child being with your ex's "new friend" And much more

For more on Joanie, Lesley and Steve, visit the Single Again! Now What Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat or write them at: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com

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The Anatomy of An Affair – Part 3

2013-03-18
Length: 46s

In this the 3rd segment of our series, The Anatomy of an Affair, we focus on two aspects of recovery.  David Feder believes strongly that moving “from discovery to recovery” means much more than merely moving on and allowing time to pass.  David says, “if you do that you are leaving the quality of your recovery and your life up to the Gods”.  He asks, are you sure that that is what you want to do?

In this segment we begin by discussing what should be considered when making the decision of whether staying together and rebuilding your relationship should even be considered.  If not, we review  the other option of focusing your recovery on yourself and on becoming the best version of yourself that you can be.

This segment also reviews some of the more common reactions people have once learning of an affair, and we provide tips to take care of your health during this difficult time.  The early stage of recovery is a critical time in which you and your partner are at your most vulnerable and this should be taken seriously.  Safety is of course paramount.

Regardless of whether the affair that is impacting your life surfaced recently or whether you have known about it for some time, you will benefit from the constructive and important information included in this segment.

Listener note: This is Part 3 of this series, and if you are finding this program through our archive directory, iTunes or Stitcher Radio, it is advised you begin with program 1 and follow the podcasts in their original order.

For more on David Feder, visit: www.MyLifeAfterAn Affair.com.

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Alone Again (Naturally)

2013-03-14
Length: 1s

Are you ready for another jam-packed episode of Single Again! Now What? with Joanie Winberg, Lesley Hatfield and Steve Peck?   The journey to self discovery continues in this program titled, Alone Again (Naturally).

The show begins with a bit of a coaching session for Steve and others in our audience having a hard time after a relationship has ended, and finding themselves alone.  Joanie and Lesley, provide some great insight and wisdom and help us discover lessons we can learn from our loneliness.

Other topics in the show include:

Does equality for women exist in the home and workplace? How partners can share household duties and work together for the good of the relationship When is the right time to say I love you in a new relationship? When is the proper time to have sex in a new relationship? Joanie's approach to coaching clients and much more!

For more on Joanie, Lesley and Steve, visit the Single Again! Now What Facebook page or write them at: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com. For more programs related to divorce and life after divorce, visit www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

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Can Religion Impact Divorce?

2013-03-12
Length: 45s

No matter your religion, have you considered how your religious beliefs impact your civil divorce? Whether you are Jewish, Muslim, or Christian, you might wonder how a “Get” or “Mahr” might be reflected in your separation agreement. We explore the impact of a religious divorce on a civil divorce.  What does this mean for individuals who have a strong faith base in their religion and want to follow those beliefs into their divorce.  After all, when they got married, they were able to incorporate the customs and traditions into their marriage, but what does this mean for divorce.

Our guest, Fareen Jamal is a lawyer at Bales Beall LLP, practicing in the areas of Matrimonial, Estate and Civil Litigation. And has recently been nominated for the Ontario Bar Association's Heather McArthur Young Lawyer's Award.   Fareen is an opinion leader on religious and cultural issues and divorce. The issues and complexities are far reaching.  With North American increasing diversity, family legal services that have historically been designed to cater to middle-class North-American Caucasian families with a European heritage, must be refined and re-evaluated to better meet the needs of a changing population. Individuals may have very different notions of “family” in this diverse and pluralistic society, which impacts the family law system and its capacity to address family disputes.
Fareen helps us understand how your religious beliefs and customs may be a part of the Separation Agreement. 

We explore:

What is a "Get", "Agunah" and "Mamzer "? The meaning of a “Mahr”, “Maher”, “Mohr”, “Mehr”, and “Kafala” The different schools of thought in Islam and their impact on divorce What is the structure of the mahr – how is it enforced? What if the agreement was struck in one country, and the divorce begun in another country?

The issues are controversial and complex. This is further complicated in no-fault divorce jurisdictions. Courts may enforce mahr agreements irrespective of who initiated the divorce, or why, as the mahr agreements typically contain no reference to the different forms of divorce. Or, what happens when the husband doesn’t want to give his wife a get?

Don’t miss out on this important and thought provoking discussion. 
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Rules are Stupid!

2013-03-07
Length: 1s

The Single Again! Now What? trio returns for their weekly program. 

Lesley is feeling better and her voice has returned, Steve's getting over his cold and Joanie is still surviving the winter.

On today's show, the trio tackle a ton of topics including:

Breaking up in the high tech age of Social Media What celebrity do you look like? Pick-up line or not? Karaoke parties and Motown music Spending time with grandchildren Catching your kid in a lie New TSA ruling on allowing in pocket knives on planes Rules are stupid! The movie Brigadoon Jack asks mom and dad for an MacBook Pro and much more.

For more on Joanie, Lesley and Steve, visit the Single Again! Now What Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat or write them at: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com

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The Anatomy of An Affair - Part 2

2013-03-06
Length: 34s

This is Part Two of The Anatomy of An Affair, a series of programs taking a closer look at infidelity. Our guide throughout the series is David Feder, founder of My Life After an Affair.

David has a passion for helping people recover from the trauma of infidelity and his practice is dedicated to accomplishing just that. As David says, “everyone will recover from infidelity…the question is HOW?”

In Part 2 of this series, David addresses putting your world back together after someone cheated, regardless of whether you had the affair or you were hurt by it requires a VISION of where you want to go and how you are going to get there. David explains his 6-step recovery process named VISION, a path that if followed, leads to a full recovery and a better future."

Listener note: This is Part 2 of this series, and if you are finding this program through our archive directory, iTunes or Stitcher Radio, it is advised you begin with program 1 and follow the podcasts in their original order.

For more on David Feder, visit: http://MyLifeAfterAnAffair.com

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Last Chance Marriage Fix

2013-03-01
Length: 51s

It's been said that Immature love is loving someone for what they do right; mature love is loving someone is spite of what they do wrong.  In this episode of The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch, Dr. Mark Goulston joins us to discuss the potential for fixing relationships.

Dr. Goulston offers an approach to therapy that is accessible and doesn't require deep thinking or deep insights to be effective. Mark Goulston, Ph.D. is one of America’s top psychiatrists, and specializes in helping people to get through to anybody, anywhere, anytime.  He’s the best selling author of six books including the #1 international best seller, "Just Listen" Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone.  He’s often appears on TV and in print.  Appearances include: Oprah, CNN, The Today Show, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune and many other media outlets.Dr. Goulston discusses his extraordinary program on fixing your marriage and rebuilding your relationship. 

There is so much to learn, and if you follow Dr. Goulston's advice, before you know it, you will be holding hands, and your friends will ask “ what happened to you?” As partners learn the skills to effectively deal with disagreements, disappointments and upsets and make things better without making them worse, each develops emotional toughness, self-respect and self-esteem. Add to that effective conflict-resolution skills and tools derived from mindfulness and positive psychology, and any motivated couple can move to a shared future that more than makes up for any emotional baggage they may still have from their genes and upbringing.

For More on Dr. Goulston visit: The Huffington Post, or his personal website.

For more on Deborah, visit: The Smart Divorce website or Divorce Source Radio.

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Steve is Home Alone!

2013-02-28
Length: 39s

Joanie and Lesley have gone missing and Steve is "home alone" and holding down the fort.

Joanie was visiting her grandson, and Lesley was going to do the show with Steve until Lesley woke up and couldn't speak.  (Imaging that.)  Instead of making our listeners wait another week for the next show, Steve decided to go it alone and reads and answers listener emails.

Steve also talks about:

The history of Divorce Source Radio How Single Again Now What? came to be on DSR His personal affair and divorce situation His current dating situation And much more.

For more on Joanie, Lesley and Steve, visit the Single Again! Now What Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat or write them at: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com.

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The Anatomy of An Affair - Part 1

2013-02-27
Length: 49s

This podcast begins a series of programs taking a closer look at infidelity.  Our guide throughout the series is David Feder, founder of My Life After an Affair.

David has a passion for helping people recover from the trauma of infidelity and his practice is dedicated to accomplishing just that.  As David says, “everyone will recover from infidelity....the question is HOW?”

This series will look:

How affairs begin Sexual versus emotional affairs The role sex addiction place in affairs Should you admit to an affair? How to rebuild trust after an affair The recovery process and much more.

Listener note: This is Part 1 of this series, and if you are finding this program through our archive directory, itunes or Stitcher Radio, it is advised you begin with program 1 and follow the podcasts in their original order.

For more on David Feder, visit: http://MyLifeAfterAnAffair.com

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Getting Over Your Ex

2013-02-25
Length: 1s

In this episode of Single Again! Now What?Joanie Winberg and Steve Peck tackle a ton of topics such as:

Joanie's experience of survival during this winter's snow storm in Massachusetts People that brag way too much on their kids How technology is affecting  relationship communications in this "new age" Complementing your partner And the importance of loving yourself  (Steve's still having a hard time grasping this concept.)

Finally, Joanie and Steve get to the heart of the matter and explore the feelings we go through when a relationship ends.  Joanie puts on her coaching hat and walks Steve through the steps of losing a relationship and moving on.  We discuss couples growing apart, (A term Steve hates), as well as the hurt of losing someone that may have meant the world to you. 

Joanie believes we can learn from past relationships and move on to even better ones if we spend time healing and doing the personal work necessary  to understand what happened in past relationships that didn't work, and making adjustments that will pay dividends in future relationships.  (This is a good episode to get a feeling how Joanie works with individuals dealing with loss.)

For more on the Single Again! Now What? hosts, visit their Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.  Feel free to drop them an email at: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com.

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The Egg and the Sperm: The Divorce Settlement

2013-02-18
Length: 39s

Our guest, Nicolle Kopping-Pavars explores the very sensitive topic of fertility and divorce on The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch and Steve Peck.  This issues are not as complicated as one might think, as embryos have no rights.  Eggs and sperm are defined as property.  Nicolle is the founder of NKP-Law, a Family Law practice dedicated to helping families in transition. With a focus on Collaborative Family Law, Family Mediation and Third Party Reproduction (Surrogacy, Egg Donation and Sperm Donation), NKP Law operates with respect, compassion, integrity and education as our core foundation. We encourage personal growth and adopt a more holistic approach to the practice of family law.

This topic is not often discussed; we explore the issues to provide you with the information that is critical to your decision-making.  

Topics include:

What are an embryo’s rights – if any? An embryo donation agreement Who retains ownership of the embryo, egg or sperm? Why has fertility become an issue in family law and separation Is there a difference in issues when dealing with a separation based on infertility What is the impact of the “emotional” divorce that lawyers should be cognizant of when dealing with fertility? Fertility and family law moving forward: when there are children of donor off spring or embryo donation.

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Valentine's Day 2013 on Single Again! Now What?

2013-02-14
Length: 1s

Happy Valentine's Day from Single Again! Now What?

Joanie, Lesley and Steve discus love, relationships, dating and being alone on this special day of love.

What is the perfect gift on Valentine's Day?  What do you do if you forgot to get a gift for someone special?  We tackle these and other relationship issues including getting over your ex during this special day.

Later in the program, author, Angie Weid, joins us to talk about her new book, Divorcing a _______.  (You fill in the blank.)  Angie shares a unique perspective on overcoming divorce and moving on to a happier place.   For more on Angie and her book, visit www.DivorcingABlank.com.

Check out our Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat and join our community.  We love to hear from listeners and connect with them  Fell free to write us at DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com

Whether alone or with that special someone today, we wish you the best Valentine's Day ever and send you our love.


Songs played in the program are available on iTunes and include:  Valentine by Kina Grannis and Nothing About Love by Rick Nelson.

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Understand Sexual Dysfunction, Enhance Your Relationship, and Have Better Sex!

2013-02-12
Length: 50s

Male and female sexual dysfunction affects millions, and is at the core of many past and future relationship problems.  Edward Lichten, M.D., AKA, "Dr. Love", is back on Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck to discuss the reasons and cures for such problems.

If you are a male, new to dating, and ready to become involved sexually, you might fear performance anxiety.  Dr. Lichten breaks down the reasons why men might not be able to achieve an erection due to stress, even with Viagra, and provides advice on dealing with this situation.

For many women, achieving an orgasm doesn't come easily.  Dr. Lichten explains why this is so, and introduces a propriety cream that is helping women achieve powerful orgasms regardless of their age.

Dr. Lichten explains what women really want and need to feel fulfilled in a relationship, and it doesn't always require a hard erection.  The key, as he explains is LTH, or Loyalty, Trust and Honesty.

Other topics include:

How aging effects erections How testosterone level decrease in men and women as they age How the stress of life or a new relationship can cause sexual dysfunction Understanding that only 9% of women reach orgasm through intercourse The role Oxytocin plays in relationships and attaining an orgasm How menopause affects a woman's ability to enjoy sex and what to do about it and much more.

For more on Dr. Edward Lichten, visit: www.USDoctor.com. Have a question you would like us to ask the doctor? Write us at DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com or write from our Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/DivorceSourceRadio

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Protocol for Dating after Divorce

2013-02-07
Length: 1s

As winter storm Nino prepares to pounce on Joanie in Boston, Lesley in Atlanta, and Steve in Detroit, look to be faring better weather-wise. 

After discussing the storm, the conversation take a strange turn to the problem boys have going to the bathroom without spraying all over the place.  Steve sticks up for the boys but Lesley has found a way to make a science project out of this by using a black light with her son.  (Eh, boy.)  The trio also responds to a listener's email.

Then for those of you have been following Steve's dating saga, it seems like he may have finally met his match.  Steve shares his experience and the difference between dating as a teen vs. an adult when a child is involved.  Always the "big sisters", Joanie and Lesley pitch in with their thoughts and suggestions  regarding, when is the right time to kiss and become intimate?, and how dating is different when your new love interest has a child.

Don't forget, you can always send us comments, questions or show suggestions to: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com, and feel free to visit our Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/Single AgainNowWhat.

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Single Again! Now What? Episode #49

2013-02-04
Length: 1s

In episode # 49 of Single Again! Now What?, Joanie, Lesley & Steve talk about t everything from dating to politics.

Joanie shares her latest dating experience and Lesley and Steve break down why "Spring" if Joanie's favorite time of the year.

Steve shares what is was like to ask out a someone who is the mother of a son playing in Steve's baseball league.  (More to come on this breaking story next week.)

The trio also discuss more about relationships as well as the Beyonce's fiasco at the Presidential Inauguration and touch on the Mardi Gradi Gras, Super Bowl and Live with Kelly and Michael.

For more on the Single Again! Posse, visit www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.

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Your Personal Success GPS

2013-01-24
Length: 1s

On this episode of Single Again! Now What?, the show begins in a heartbeat... or should we say, skip of a heartbeat.   Steve recently had a bout with Arial Fibrillation and tries to describe the  symptoms.

After the dynamic duo get off that depressing topic, they break down the movie Steve mentioned last week, Blue Valentine.  (It's interesting to note how men and women can have different opinions after watching the same movie.)   Hey, what can you say, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus.

Our guest today is the co-author of GPS Your Best Life, Charmaine Hammond.   Charmaine and Deborah Kasowski provide  simple, practical strategies, accompanied by down to earth assessment tools in their book that help put you behind the wheel, guiding you from figuring out what revs your engine to what’s blocking your view.

Hammond explains how to live your best life and provides examples of what gets in the way and blocks our success.  We learn the importance of a creating a "vision board" to help visualize how you want your life to look, and discover ways to find our true purpose in life.

For more on Charmaine Hammond and the bestselling book, GPS Your Best Life, Visit: http://gpsyourbestlife.com or visit their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/GPSYourBestLife.

Don't forget, that Joanie, Lesley and Steve love hearing from their listeners.  Feel free to write with questions, comments or show suggestions at: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com, and join the community at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat. For hundreds or other shows, visit www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

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Divorcing Matters for Divorce Support

2013-01-23
Length: 19s

The exploration of divorce through self awareness and social understanding in a positive, unique forum inspiring change.

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio from The Family Support Expo in Toronto, Steve introduces listeners to a new online resource called Divorcing Matters. (www.DivorcingMatters.com)  Discover how to develop your core elements of emotional intelligence – self-awareness, self-management, social-awareness, relationship management, resilience and responsible decision making.  Learn to positively take control of your emotions and your personal relationships.

This website is based on the theory  of Emotional Intelligence.   In essence, recognizing your emotions, understanding what they are telling you, and what they mean to you.  Understanding why you feel as you do and knowing how to manage those thoughts and feelings allows you to be more in control of your life.  Emotional intelligence also involves your perception of others: when you understand how others feel, you can manage your relationships more effectively.

Dr. Catherine Chiappetta and Lorraine Campanile are our guests and walk us through their online resource.  For more information, visit: www.DivorcingMatters.com.

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Child Support - What No One Really Tells You

2013-01-22
Length: 27s

Child support payments can be a source of concern, conflict, frustration, and confusion for many.     On this episode of The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch, our guest is lawyer Mike Marra.  Mike helps us to understand what parents really need to think about where child support is concerned.   Mr. Marra is a skilled lawyer family law lawyer with expertise in the areas of spousal support, complex financial situations, fraudulent spouses, trust claims, unfair agreements, protection of children's rights, estate litigation, high conflict custody and access situations and mediation methods.  He also worked for many years as legal counsel for the Family Responsibility Office, which enforces child and domestic support orders and collects support payments for families in Ontario, Canada.

Mr. Marra debunks the myths and misperceptions of child support.  And he shares with us information on his solution for managing child expenses in a non invasive way, eliminating conflict, while obtaining full financial disclosure in a non threatening, cost effective manner through a new support tool - Support Information Exchange, available across North America. 

To understand how these goals are met in reasonable manner we explore:

Protecting yourself from retroactive child support claims Ensure that your right to obtain a percentage share of children’s special expenses is not lost How to save legal fees and court costs on child support And many other suggestions about the difficult conversation people rarely want to have about child support

To find out more information visit Support Information eXchange

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The Legal Process of Divorce Part 1 - Selecting an Attorney

2013-01-21
Length: 27s

In this episode of "Ask Henry" with family law attorney, Henry Gornbein, we begin a series that will walk you through the process of divorce.

Being well prepared and knowledgeable is key to a successful divorce.  This episode educates you and provides options for a more peaceful divorce.  Whether contemplating divorce or just beginning the process, Henry walks you through the process  of selecting an attorney that's right for your case, including questions to ask the attorney, what to expect during the process, and how to best prepare for the consultation.

There are many myths regarding filing for divorce. Some say that you should seek a law firm that only represents men or women as a means of achieving a better outcome.  Others say it's important who files for divorce first.  Henry addresses these questions and breaks down fact from fiction.

If you would like to as Henry a question, send an email to DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com and we'll answer it in an upcoming show or via email.  Visit www.DivorceSourceRadio.com for more programs on the legal and emotional side of divorce, and visit our Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/DivorceSourceRadio.

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After Love Ends, Will You Date Again?

2013-01-17
Length: 1s

This episode of Single Again! Now What? with Joanie, Lesley & Steve, begins with a discussion about the movie Blue Valentine.  Steve saw the movie on Netflix and recommends all of our listeners watch it and provide their feedback.  (Note that there are adult scenes in the movie.) The film depicts a married couple shifting back and forth in time between their courtship and the dissolution of their marriage several years later.

The trio discuss how a once loving marriage can go south and explores ways to keep the love alive.  One way to keep the sex in a long term relationship was discovered by author, Carolyn Evans, and the subject of her new book, Forty Beads - The Simple Sexy Secret for Transforming Your Marriage.  Could something as simple as a bowl of beads help keep the sex in a relationship?  You might be surprised.

Finally, we welcome our guest, Betty Russell, a Dating Expert and a Board Certified Life Coach.  Betty provides tips for dating after divorce and we discuss when the right time to begin would be.  If you're new to the single life and preparing to date, you've found the right show.  For more on Betty, visit: www.FreeToLove.com.

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Break-Ups, Dating and The Power of Food

2013-01-10
Length: 1s

Welcome to another jam-packed episode of Single Again! Now What? with Joanie Winberg, Lesley Hatfield and Steve Peck!

Today's show begins with a listener email regarding his appreciation for our shows, and is what drives us to stay on-the-air.  You're always welcome to join our Single Again! Now what? community at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat, and feel free to drop us a line anytime at DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com.

Steve continues his rant about couples breaking up too fast and not trying hard enough to stay together.  If you've been following our show, you know that Steve recently went on his first eHarmony date last week, and for the first time since the date, speaks with her "live" on the air.

And finally, the trio introduce their guest, the co-author of The Mystic Cookbook, Meadow LinnThis book will open your eyes to the remarkable link between nourishment and spiritual awakening. You’ll also discover how to increase the vibration of the food you eat to heighten conscious awareness and create feasts to activate abundance, success, and love . . . and much more!

For more info on The Mystic Cookbook, visit: http://themysticcookbook.com

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What is Alternative Dispute Resolution?

2013-01-03
Length: 28s

People who need family lawyers are different from people who need other types of lawyers. If you are going through a separation or divorce, or if you need help with child custody or access, child or spousal support, or a children’s aid society issue, your case is about your life.

The lawyer you choose, and how the separation agreement is settled will also determine how amicable or adversarial the divorce process is, once again impacting your life.  In this episode of The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch, family law lawyer, John Schuman helps us understand the differences between all of the Alternative Dispute Resolutions to consider when coming to a separation agreement.  We discuss the importance of staying out of court, but also when it might the only option.   John has litigated before every level of court in Ontario, so readily understands the outcomes – not only from a decision perspective, but the impact on emotions as well. 

For more on John Schuman, visit: http://www.devrylaw.ca/ and read Nobody Asks Where I Want to Live at: http://www.devrylaw.ca/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/ConsenttoTreatmentandParenting.pdf.

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Steve's First Date, New Years, & The Child Centered Divorce

2013-01-03
Length: 1s

Happy New Year from Joanie, Lesley & Steve!

This episode begins with a discussion of New Year's resolutions and how some people deal with holidays being alone.
Lesley was in Ohio for the holidays and take us on a guided tour of her holiday season with her son, including a possible concussion from a sledding incident.

The Single Again saga continues for Steve as he prepares for his first eHarmony date ever this weekend.  Steve also had a breakthrough with his ex wife who he hasn't spoken with for four years and the two have agreed to meet and see if they can begin communicating again.

And finally, Joanie brings us Rosalind Sedacca of www.ChildCenteredDivorce.com to help us understand the importance of parenting after divorce for the sake of our children.
Have a healthy & happy New Year!

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Hope Springs - Can You Keep Your Relationship Alive?

2012-12-27
Length: 54s

Happy New Year from Single Again! Now What?!  Lesley is in Ohio for Christmas break with her son and Joanie and Steve are holding court in this episode.

As Steve continues his path of being recently single, he finds himself asking many questions, such as, Why do relationships break up so quickly?  Why don't we try harder to honor our vows and Why do we seem to live in a throw away society when it comes to the ones we once loved?

Steve references the movie he recently saw titled "Hope Springs".  The movie tells the story of a middle-aged couple attending an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship after thirty years of marriage.  Communication is the key to staying in healthy relationship, and Steve wonders how we can believe what any wife, husband or lover says when months or years later, they seem to forget their vows.

We'd love to hear your thoughts, write us at: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com or sound off on our Facebook Page at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.

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Needy and Clingy People

2012-12-23
Length: 19s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Mark Banschick, M.D., we discuss needy and clingy personality types.  Have you been with this type of person or was it you that displayed these traits?

Neediness Pushes People Away: When the relationship is no longer in the “whirlwind romantic” stage, you may feel the need to cling too much in order to maintain what you had. “What’s wrong?” “I feel like you are not there.” Anxiety occurs because you sense a change, but you may be responding to something completely normal. It’s a burden to have to deal with a clingy lover. “Everything is fine.” Will you just stop it?” The irony is that as you push your concerns forward, you partner may just decide it is too much to deal with.

And if you're the clingy person and you are involved with a narcissist, this can turn explosive.  There is no shame to admit that you are too clingy. And there are usually good reasons why you became that way; like anxieties in early childhood. Good relationships are worth a lot, so if you’ve got a tendency to be too needy, do something about it. Work on overcoming the wounds of the past, and make better relationships in the future.

While it’s fine to test the temperature of a relationship, be aware that your neediness may undermine a stable bond between you and your partner. And, if you are that partner, you may want to listen to this show and have some empathy. There’s a lot that can be done to keep your love fresh, with the help of counseling.

For more on Dr. Mark Banschick, visit: www.TheIntelligentDivorce.com.

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What You Need to Know About Real Estate During Divorce

2012-12-21
Length: 44s

Many people transitioning through a divorce want to distance themselves from the other party as quickly as possible and this can result in poor, and ultimately  expensive, mistakes. Prematurely paying off  joint credit cards, selling personal property, and buying or selling real estate are some examples that require extreme caution prior to the final settlement.

Buying a new home is a common first step to cleanse a person of the divorce experience. They want to leave the marital home and strike out on their own, make a fresh start and solidify their independence. What better way to express their new situation than to create an oasis in the form of a new home.

Divorce Real Estate Specialist, Joan Rogliano joins us to discuss the up and downside of real estate during divorce.  Divorce Consultant, Deborah Moskovitch joins the show as well adding her expert opinion.  If you are going through the process of divorce and own real estate, this is a "must hear" show.

For more on Joan Rogliano, visit: www.RoglianoRealEstateGroup.com and www.wildflowerwomensfoundation.org.

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The Single Life, Dating after Divorce

2012-12-20
Length: 46s

Joanie Lesley & Steve are back with their final show before Christmas and the conversation picks up where it left off last week, with being single again and the journey of on-line dating.

Steve shares his experience with someone he has recently met on eHarmony and Joanie shares her personal experiences with the dating site as well.  Both of the girls are providing advice to Steve on what to look for and watch out for during this adventure.

Tis the season to be sick, and Lesley and Steve share their germ phobia and love for Pruell.  Lesley has some funny stories of how her son cleans up after school and her plans to visit family in Ohio.

From all of us at Single Again! Now What? and Divorce Source Radio, we wish you a happy and healthy holiday season.  While Lesley is in Ohio next week, Joanie and Steve will be back on the air with another pre new year and end of the world show.

Be sure to check out our Facebook page for more information on our show and hosts at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.

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Change Your Brain, Transform Relationships - The Science of Neuroplasticity

2012-12-19
Length: 37s

What if you could change the negative thoughts and behaviors that have been detrimental to healthy relationships in the past? Have you ever had feelings of being blamed, underappreciated, rejected or even un-loved in a past or current relationship?  Imagine what would happen if you were able to "rewire" your brain and eliminate your negative feelings and replace them with positive feelings that make you feel  accepted, appreciated valued, loved and successful.

On this episode of The Smart Divorce, recorded at The Family Support Expo in Toronto, co-founder of NEXT Integrative Mind Sciences, David Folk joins us to discuss the potential for changing our brain, (Neuroplasticity), and transforming our lives.

David's NEXT program guides students through a series of exercises that teach you to utilize your brain's own natural plasticity by creating new and lasting patterns of behavior.  Armed with new abilities for emotional behavioral regulation, graduates of the couples and families program consistently report radical improvements to their relationships compared to when they began the program.

Learn how developments in neuroscience can benefit your life in this exciting program.  For more information on David Folk and the NEXT program, visit: www.NextLtd.com. 

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My Money Mindset - Finances During Divorce

2012-12-17
Length: 50s

One of the biggest fears post-divorce are finances.  Trusting yourself to make financial choices is a big issue, especially when it comes to your divorce settlement.  Our guest, Dr. Deborah Nixon, helps us to understand what we need to do.  Dr. Nixon is an entrepreneur, professor, executive, consultant, and community volunteer; she has identified a common need in today’s cautious working environment for trusting professional relationships. Economic instability has undercut our readiness to trust one another – and this is especially hard in divorce.  We’re gong to relate this all to your post-divorce life.

Dr. Nixon helps us understand the importance of building and maintaining trust in ourselves when making financial decisions – especially when it’s post-divorce, and the worry is “what about my future?”   She has developed the MyMoneyMindset and Trust Intelligence Program and shares her work, to help us with financial decision-making. We discuss the intangibles of trust, reputation and integrity to make them tangible and practical.

To understand how these goals are met in reasonable manner we explore:

Defining Moments as a pivot point for deeper understanding of financial decision-making How assessments, coaching and consulting have helped clients learn to take charge of their money while helping professionals learn what their clients need from them. Helping to develop Financial Wellness The 10 Minute Survey The importance of feeling strong so that you can manage your money

My Money Mindset will help you make better and more informed decisions about your money. Tackle those hard issues. A raise, the family budget, a financial plan, your relationship with your financial professional. Don't you owe it to yourself! Isn't your peace of mind worth it? This interview will surely help you understand what trust means, trust breaches and trust repair. Fascinating stuff.

To find out more, contact Dr. Nixon at Deborah@mymoneymindset.com, or call 416-986-7049

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Single Again... Again!

2012-12-13
Length: 1s

Happy Holidays from the Single Again! Now What? posse!

On this episode, Joanie, Lesley and Steve talk about custody issues divorced couples face during the holidays.  Lesley's ex is choosing to be out of state and away from his son for Christmas in order to spend time with a new love interest.  Steve and Joanie have strong feelings about this, but Lesley is taking the high road and doing what's in the best interest of her son.

This is the first show recorded from the new DSR studio, as Steve has recently moved and took the studio with him.  Since Steve left everything to his wife after their divorce three years ago and has been living in a furnished place since, this entailed buying EVERYTHING new for the new place, an exhausting and expensive task that many find themselves doing after leaving a marriage and starting over.

The conversation turns to e-Dating services and the trio share their experiences with this.  Joanie has been there, done that, Steve is just checking it out, and Lesley is far too busy to consider it at this time.  So can true love really be found on-line?  Stay tuned.

Finally, the gang talk about how the kids of someone you're dating can drive a wedge between your relationship.  So what would you do if someone you were dating had kids that were rude and disrespectful of you?  The girls pitch in with their thoughts.

Don't forget to check out our Single Again! Now What? Facebook page for more on the show and hosts at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.

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How to Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

2012-12-12
Length: 50s

The holidays bring stress, which sometimes leads to overindulging. This year, learn to approach the the season with mindfulness. Join Nicole Cormier, RD, LDN, Registered Dietitian and local food enthusiast, Joins Joanie, Lesley & Steve to discuss ways to have a healthier holiday season.

Nicole Cormier helps busy people find balance in their over-worked, over-stressed lives. Delicious Living Nutrition is dedicated to inspire each client to manage their energy and life in a way which creates positive relationships with food. My approach is simple: eating real, whole, delicious foods that are exciting.

In this program you will learn to:

Achieve optimal health Decrease your risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes Increase your energy level Improve your quality of life and well-being Decrease your medications

For more on Nicole Cormier, visit: www.DiliciousLivingNutrition.com.

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Alone for the Holidays

2012-12-04
Length: 48s

The holidays can be a challenging time for families going through divorce. We have these images of perfect family holidays, yet your own family is coping with a situation that is anything but perfect. In this program, psychologist, Dr. Larry Friedberg, provides advice to help get you through the holidays in this classic DSR broadcast..

This Program Covers:

Dealing with ALL holidays including: Christmas, Hanukkah , Easter, Birthdays, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Graduations How to deal with your feelings and emotions during this trying time Understanding issues your children may be dealing with during the holiday season Dividing parenting time between you and your ex Tips for holiday parties and gatherings to ease the stress Is it proper to begin dating around the holidays …

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Sexual Indiscretions

2012-11-23
Length: 37s

On this episode of Sex After Divorce with Juliana Neiman, we discuss sexual indiscretions.

Infidelity happens in relationships for many different reasons.  Some feel they aren't receiving the attention they deserve from their partner, and seek a sexual or emotional relationship elsewhere.  For others, it may be something that happened out of the blue, and afterwards, left them feeling guilty and ashamed.

Some marriages head towards divorce after a partner who has had an indiscretion told their partner of their affair.  The question is, if you are in a relationship and had an affair, realized it was a mistake, and vow to never do it again, should you tell your partner?  You might be surprised with Juliana's answer.

Also discussed in the program:

Open relationships Is an emotional affair more damaging than a sexual affair? How to prevent an affair And much more.

For more on Juliana Neiman, visit: www.Juliana Neiman.com.

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Can Hormones Play a Role in Divorce?

2012-11-21
Length: 48s

Is possible that your hormones could have played a role in the demise of your marriage?  Dr. Edward Lichten believes that many relationship problems can be directly traced to hormone imbalances.

Did your sex life with your ex cease to exist ?  Did you find yourself having an affair because you weren't getting your needs met at home?  Did the personality of your ex drastically change from the person you fell in love with?   Do you find your sex drive has diminished?  Have you lost energy, focus and your zest for life?  If you answered to more than one of these questions, and are in your late 30's and beyond, there is a chance a hormonal imbalance could be part of the problem.

Dr. Lichten is the author of the Textbook of Bio-Identical Hormones and a leading researcher in the field of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).  He joins us along with two of his patients and explains the hormonal connection  that can be attributed to married couples falling out of love and into divorce.  In this program, you'll learn how a simple visit to an anti-aging specialist can improve your health and enhance future relationships.  

Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy include:

Preventing heart disease preventing osteoporosis Controlling menopause symptoms Improving sexual performance increased energy and muscle mass reduces body fat improves mood and memory and much more.

For more on Dr. Lichten, visit: www.USdoctor.info

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Alternative Dispute Resolution - A More Peaceful Way to Divorce

2012-11-19
Length: 42s

From The Family Support Expo in Toronto, Canada, Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck features attorneys Lorne Fine and Stephanie Pasternak to discuss a more peaceful way to divorce.

It's called Alternative dispute resolution, or ADR, and it has become very popular in recent years as the delay and expense associated with a divorce trial has encouraged lawyers and litigants to seek alternatives to divorce court. In alternative dispute resolution, parties typically engage the services of a neutral third party to help them resolve a divorce settlement without litigation.

There are a number of advantages to alternative dispute resolution. It typically costs less, can be resolved more quickly and is usually less hostile than litigation. By choosing a method of alternative dispute resolution, you may eliminate stress and hardship on all parties involved.

For more information on Lorne Fine and Stephanie Pasternak, visit: www.TorontoDivorceLaw.com.

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The No-Tech Holiday Blues

2012-11-16
Length: 1s

This show begins with frustration.  Steve was trying to help Joanie log on to Google's Hangout for our first video podcast.  Joanie couldn't seen to work things out on her end bringing back the frustration Steve used to have with his no-tech ex.  After an hour, they trash the idea and go back to using Skype.  Have you ever argued with a partner over computer problems?  Then you'll relate to this segment.

Tis the season to prepare for the holidays, and for some, the holiday season can be a depressing time.  Joanie offers tips on surviving the holidays if you find yourself alone.  Steve shares a sad story from a past show of a man who was so depressed that he was planning suicide.

The dynamic duo also touch on Joanie's obsession for decorating for the holidays and plans for Thanksgiving.  The Single Again! posse is thankful that you are part of our community and we wish you the happiest holiday season. 

Stop by and visit our Facebook page and join our community at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.

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The Shared Custody Experience

2012-11-14
Length: 1s

On this episode of The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch, our guest is Denise Whitehead, a lawyer with a Ph.D. in Family Relations & Human Development.  She combines her legal and social science backgrounds and shares her important research on socio-legal practice and policy issues related to separation and divorce that affect all members of the family system – mothers, fathers and children.

Dr. Whitehead discusses her dissertation research that involved in-depth interviews with young adults who spent time in shared custody as children and examined their perspectives on transitions, relationships and fairness.  The information is helpful on so many levels – but most importantly looks at what children really want, the outcomes and impact. 

Topics in this program include:

How shared custody is influencing parent child relationships Fairness in decision making What children want in a custody arrangement The importance of quality time with children Who “owns the time” ‘Managing-up:’ Young adult children who experienced shared custody reflect on their efforts to make family relations work Custodial decision-making and fairness: Young adults who lived in shared custody give their ‘expert’ opinions And so much more…….


This is a must listen show if you are thinking of, working through or implementing your parenting plan.  Dr. Whitehead provides practical and creative thinking about parenting and the relationship with your children. 

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Election Wrap-up, Legalizing Pot & Natural Childbirth

2012-11-12
Length: 1s

On this episode of Single Again! Now What?, Joanie, Lesley & Steve download their thoughts on the recent elections.  (We're all glad to have the commercials off the air.)

Lesley was tied up in traffic and does the entire show from her cell, leading to a discussion about traffic gridlock and transportation in major cities.

Our conversation somehow turns the corner to Childbirth Lane as we reminisce about having our first child and the different birthing methods available.  And we all know that Lesley is single, so why is someone telling her she's going to be pregnant in the coming year??  And you can't talk about childbirth these days without having the fear that you child may be the one in eighty children born with autism.  How could this be happening and what's to blame for this?

We end the show on a high note as we talk about the legalization of marijuana in two states this past election.  So grab some munchies and join us for the fun.  Also, for more information on our show and hosts, (including the tree picture Lesley mentions during the show), stop by our fan page at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.

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The Divorce Doula Makes Divorce Easier

2012-11-08
Length: 29s

We've heard of divorce coaches and divorce consultants, but never before a Divorce Doula!  In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, from The Family Support Expo in Toronto, Lynn Kaplan, (a.k.a.., Divorce Doula), joins us and explains her unique method of helping individuals navigate divorce more successfully.

Lynn provides her clients with strategic planning and expert guidance to meet a full range of practical and emotional needs.  She educates and prepares them to work effectively and efficiently with other specialists, such as lawyers, accountants, or mediators to ensure a more economical use of your money, time, and emotional resources.

If you're in the process of divorce, this program will show you that you don't have to go it alone. Divorce can be overwhelming, and Lynn helps her clients plan strategies to adapt to the changes that divorcing individuals and their children are undergoing as the family structure changes.  She also assists clients by preparing them for mediations and meetings with their lawyer or divorce professionals so they can walk in with a succinct and organized agenda.  This not only saves clients money, but also provides peace of mind as well.

For more information on Lynn Kaplan, Visit: www.LynnKaplan.ca

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Can Divorce be Fair?

2012-11-07
Length: 35s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio from The Family Support Expo in Toronto, our guest is family law attorney, Nathalie Boutet.

Nathalie is a skilled Family Law lawyer with over 21 years of experience, and is committed to the practices of Mediation, Collaborative Law and out of court advocacy for separating couples and families. She is also a pioneer in the field of Neuro Family Law©, the integration of the science of the brain and the psychology of negotiation into law, to help professionals better understand and work with their clients and other professionals.

Our discussion is centered around the fairness of divorce and ways to improve communications skills to ensure more clarity between you and your partner if you're in the process of divorce.  These same communication skills will help you in future relationships as well. For some, divorce will never seem fair, but there are ways to divorce more amicably if you are equipped with the proper knowledge.

Topics in the program include:

Is Canadian divorce more fair than American divorce? Canada's one-year waiting period for divorce How society enables divorce Common Law partnerships (Living together without being married) Are prenuptials a good idea prior to marriage? The importance of lawyers being able to connect with their clients And much more.

For more information on Nathalie Boutet, visit: www.CollaborativeLawBlog.ca

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

2012-11-05
Length: 56s

Lesley's back and she just celebrated her birthday!  (As a reminder to those new to our show, Lesley is in Atlanta, Joanie's in Boston and Steve's in Detroit.)

Joanie felt the fallout of the Super Storm Sandy in Massachusetts and shares her experience. After discussing the depressing storm, it's time to get laughing.

On today's show we take a look at Laughter Meditation and welcome you along for the joy ride.  Our guest is Pragito Dove, author of Laughter, Tears, Silence. She is also a meditation master and trainer.

So what in the world is laughter meditation you ask?  It's a two stage process designed to lower stress (we all feel better after a good laugh, don’t we?), boosts the immune system, and can lower cholesterol and blood pressure. It is even good for digestion. It's well-known that meditation techniques help reduce anxiety, and depression, allowing you to tap directly into your own source of natural well-being. Meditation also improves brain functioning, decision-making, and increases happiness.  So what have you got to lose?  Let's get laughing!

Pragito teaches us about laughter meditation and takes us through a guided meditation exercise that you can do along with us.  As they say, laughter is the best medicine, and now you'll learn why.  Even if you feel down in the dumps, you'll learn tips to make you feel more balanced, energized and happier.

For more information on Pragito Dove and the meditation practices she offers, visit www.DiscoverMeditation.com.

Don't forget to join our Single Again! Now What? community by "liking" our page for more on our show, hosts and community at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat

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Anger Management - Dealing with Anger Issues in Relationshiips

2012-10-29
Length: 14s

It's normal to get angry from time-to-time, but what happens when you or a partner lose control and anger turns to rage?  In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, Latchman Narain, director-founder of the Anger Management Centre, joins us and helps decode anger and stress issues that can tear relationships apart.

Many people believe that they can control others by using excessive anger and that this is a permanent solution to an issue. However, this only causes deeper problems in the long run. Sooner or later, the person who is being controlled will rebel in one way or another, which will, of course, negatively impact the relationship.

In this program, we explore whether anger issues can be a result of something that happened during our childhood.  Latchman offers insight on how to gain control over anger and offers hope for those seeking help.  By learning to communicate with "solution talk," as opposed to "problem talk," disagreements with a partner become more productive and less confrontational.

By learning to recognize the signs of anger issues, and with the tools to deal with them, we can learn to communicate in much healthier ways.


Other topics covered included:

What to do when your partner gets angry What's happening in an angry person's brain? Are angry people self-centered? How thought patterns can contribute to anger How therapy can help And much more.


For more on Latchman Narain and The Anger Management Centre of Toronto, visit: www.AngerManagementCentre.ca

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The Importance of Voting

2012-10-29
Length: 15s

Attorney Henry Gornbein returns to discuss the 2012 judicial elections and the importance of voting.

Thirty-nine states elect at least some of their judges, and the vast majority of cases in the United States are heard by elective courts. To safeguard the rights of parties appearing before these courts, its important to be aware of, and reduce reduce the influence of money on judicial elections.

If you're contemplating divorce, chances are, you'll find yourself before a judge.  Henry advises all of us to become more involved in learning about the candidates that may be ruling on your case.  He also addresses the Supreme Court ruling that opened the door for public interest groups designed to sway voters.

If you'd like to ask Henry a question for an upcoming show, write to: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com.  We invite you to join our community on Facebook at: www.Facebook.com/DivorceSourceRadio.

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The Voice of a Child - Protecting Children During Divorce

2012-10-26
Length: 27s

This is the first in a series of programs recorded at The Family Support Expo, in Toronto, Canada, in October of 2012. Congratulations to Stephen Rosenfield for delivering a great show!
 
In this program, attorney John Schuman joins Steve Peck to discuss the voice of a child during divorce.
 
Divorcing is tough enough, but add children to the mix, and divorce just got more complicated.  Some parents get so caught up in the drama of divorce that they forget to think about how their children might be processing this restructuring of their families.
 
Protecting our children's innocence should be the priority when divorcing, and this program will help you gain insight into what your children might be experiencing, regardless of their ages. In this discussion, Mr. Schuman also provides valuable advice to parents, especially those in high-conflict situations.
 
Topics in the program include:

The effect divorce has on children Kids don't want to decide where to live Children want to have a voice in the situation too The harm of fighting with your ex at sporting and public events Co-parenting around your children's activities The concerns children have when their parents separate And much more.

 
Always remember, your children are watching you and how you handle your divorce.  They will face their own conflicts in life, and, in many cases, model the behavior they witnessed in you.  Be the best role model you can be during this very tough time.  Your kids deserve it.
For more on John Schuman, visit: http://www.devrylaw.ca/

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Dealing with the Death of a Loved one

2012-10-22
Length: 42s

This episode of Single Again! Now What? was recorded the week Steve's mother passed away, and Joanie and Steve discuss losing a loved one.  As we age, many of us are facing the loss of our parents, some have already lost them.


It's strange how the tables can turn where the ones that used to care and provide for us, now need us to care for them.  And once a loved one passes away, the business of making funeral arrangements can be overwhelming.  And then there's the grief.  Steve shares his story and thanks listeners for writing kind words during this tough time.


Also in the program, Joanie talks about the retreat she had for women who are in the midst of or post cancer.  Joanie runs a wonderful non-profit that provides these special women with a day of well deserved pampering.


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Look Younger and Healthier with My Skin RN

2012-10-16
Length: 59s

Who doesn't want to look five, and even ten-years younger?  Not so long ago, if you wanted to look younger, the only choice was to go under the knife of a plastic surgeon, for a face lift.  Well, not anymore.  Now, thanks to advancements in the field of aesthetic medicine, the use of minimally invasive cosmetic treatments are helping us turn back the clock on the natural aging process.

On this episode of Single Again! Now What?, Joanie and Steve's guest is Rhonda Nesbitt, R.N., of the Skin Boutique and www.MySkinRn.com.  Rhonda specializes  in facial rejuvenation, and we talk about procedures and treatments customized to help you achieve a youthful appearance in only minutes, and at a minimal expense.

Treatments discussed include:

Botox & Dysport injections Restylane and Perlane fillers Chemical Peels Microdermabrasion And more.

These treatments and procedures make it possible to actually remove frown lines, wrinkles, "smokers'" lines over the lip, and provide your skin with a fresh, youthful appearance.  If you've been looking for ways to look younger and get your sexy back, this might be the solution, and Rhonda provides the necessary advice and direction to get you there.

If you thought these treatments were only for the rich and famous, think again!  For about the cost of a cup of coffee per day, removing wrinkles are within your reach.  Whether you choose to look better for an upcoming event, or year round, treatment options are available to help.  After listening to this program, you'll be able to make an educated decision on whether these treatments might be right for you.


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The Family Support Expo Offers the Upside to Divorce

2012-10-07
Length: 57s

On this episode of The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch, our guest Stephen Rosenfield http://familysupportexpo.com and http://rosenfieldmediation.com is paying it forward.  Stephen is using his work as a Mediator and making a difference – with his mediation practice and the launch of The Family Support Expo in Toronto, Canada on October 20/21, 2012.

Whether it is a medical health issue, a mental health issue or a transitional issue, these considerations are often stigmatized within society.  We have learned to hide our problems to avoid rejection and ridicule.  But concealing our problems only makes them worse.
Nobody is perfect, and everyone experiences challenges from time to time. You may not be struggling with one of these issues, but you definitely know someone who is.

If you’re going through a separation or divorce, you are not alone.  40% - 50% (statistics vary depending on where you live) of couples are just like you.  Separation and divorce could be the largest or second largest expense in your lifetime.  Parents rarely do well if their children struggle, and children rarely do well if their parents struggle.  There are many new considerations and circumstances and we appreciate that you need resolution on all fronts.

Topics in this program include:

•    The benefits of The Family Support Expo – the exhibitors, speakers, giveaways and more. 
•    The $24,000 dilemma.
•    Considerations to developing a parenting plan when your child has ADHD, special needs or mental health issues.
•    How depression and mental health affects the family dynamic.
•    Eldercare and divorce.
•    Helping the world to be a better place.
•    How your mediation impacts future generations.
•    Going forward fairly in mediation.

This interview covers issues to mediate like you’ve never heard before, and one that should be on your download list!

For more information on Stephen Rosenfield and The Family Support Expo visit:
http://familysupportexpo.com and http:www.//rosenfieldmediation.com

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Better Than Ever after Divorce

2012-10-05
Length: 56s

Welcome to our latest and greatest episode of Single Again! Now What? with Joanie Winberg and Steve Peck!

Joining us on the show is Dr. Dee Adio-Moses, an International Spiritual Teacher, ordained Minister and a Life Coach. Dr. Dee is a modern day key proponent of Oneness Consciousness as a healing strategy, providing step by step programs to help encourage your oneness journey, teaching you to ways to master your emotions, your body, your relationships, your finances, and your life.

Dr. Dee’s personal devastating divorce experience and her journey of overcoming as a single mother of three sons is the reason why she is in the forefront of mentoring and empowering divorced women and their kids end the trauma and devastation of divorce, and how they can pick up the pieces and create a “Better than Ever After Divorce” life for themselves.

In this program, we discuss the effect physical and emotional abuse has on relationships and explore why some divorced couples stay in confrontational relationships with each other years after their divorce at the expense of their children's well being.  Dr. Dee offers advice how to put the past behind and move on to a healthier new life for everyone concerned.

Other topics include:
 

How each person has to take their own responsibility for their divorce and be willing to work on themselves, not only for future relationships, but most importantly for their children. What to do when a parent calls or communicates with only one of their young adult siblings and ignores the other. How Joanie and Dr. Dee are on a mission to help divorced parents stop fighting even after years of being divorced, especially since this effects children in such a negative way. For more information, go to: www.DivorcedParentsItsTimeToWakeUp.com.


Please help us by Nominating Divorce Source Radio for the 2012 Stitcher Radio Awards in the Health & Lifestyle section by voting for us at: https://www.facebook.com/stitcherradio?v=app_108206736001537.  Thank you for voting and listening!

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The 8 Habits of Love - Eliminating Fear, Anger and Sadness

2012-09-30
Length: 48s

On this episode of Single Again! Now What?, Joanie and Steve welcome the Reverend Ed Bacon, a frequent guest on Oprah Winfrey's Soul Series on Oprah & Friends Radio, discussing 21st century spirituality, and has been a guest panelist in the Spirituality 101 segment of The Oprah Show's "Living Your Best Life" series.

Reverend Bacon believes that every person can live a full and creative life if they can learn to move through troubling emotions such as fear, anger, and sadness to find the beloved within themselves. He  explains how insecurity can keep us from connecting with others, our loving self, and finding our own peace, joy, and creative power.

Reverend Bacon's new book, 8 HABITS OF LOVE, shows, through relatable stories, how to create a full, meaningful life by developing simple habits-stillness, truth, forgiveness, compassion, play, candor, generosity, and community-and by asking such important questions as: How do I know I'm living the life I should be? How do I forgive those who have hurt me? How do I talk candidly with difficult people? How do I best help others when they need it? And How do I let go of the past and move forward?

Topics in the program include:

Is divorce a sin? How to release the guilt from divorce Finding your purpose in life The difference between the roles we play in life and our souls How fear cripples our lives and how anxiety can be handed down generation to generation How certain habits can release you from grief and fear And much more.

For more information on the Reverend Ed Bacon and his new book, 8 Habits of Love, visit: www.8HabitsOfLove.com.


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Improving Communications for Step Families

2012-09-25
Length: 26s

One of the biggest challenges for coparents is keeping the lines of communications open and being on the same page with each other. 

Communicating just got easier, and on this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, Traci Whitney of Two Happy Homes joins us to talk about her website that provides a place where coparents and blended families come together to plan, organize and communicate their busy lives.

At www.TwoHappyHomes.com, parents can store contacts and medical information, keep a common calendar of events and schedules, track expenses and payments, share essential documents or photos, and communicate with each other via messaging.

The best thing about Two Happy Homes is that basic membership is free and a premium membership is available for those looking for even more features.  This website is a great resource that makes the challenging life of coparenting easier, all in a safe, neutral environment.

For more information on Two Happy Homes visit: www.TwoHappyHomes.com

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The Breast of Miami

2012-09-20
Length: 1s

Steve returns and shares highlights from his annual father/son baseball trip to Miami, AKA, The Breast of Miami.

Joanie shares her excitement for Fall and talks about her upcoming retreat for women going through or post cancer.
Joanie an Steve also talk about:

Students who have graduated from college and are having a hard time finding a job How to keep the flame alive in relationships And Romney's 47% statement.

(Joanie's having a hard time speaking now since she found herself biting her tongue so much during this part of the show.)

For more on the Single Again! Now What? gang, visit their Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat
For more on Joanie's retreat visit: www.RRDayRetreats.com and to call in and join the FREE teleclass on September 25th, 5-Tips on How to Re-energize Your Relationship and Keep it That Way, visit: www.GlobalTeleclass.com.

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What Makes Us Crazy During Divorce and The Need to Protect Your Children

2012-09-15
Length: 20s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce, with Mark Banschick, M.D., we discuss what it is about divorce that makes seemingly "normal" people behave in crazy, and even violent, ways?

Dr. Banschick explains that it's quite common for divorcing individuals to feel like they are the victim. This can even be the case for people who have had an affair, because they might see the reason they did so was that their partner wasn't paying attention to them.

When relationships go wrong, your partner might be pushing all of your hot buttons, setting you off into a rage to the point of verbal or domestic violence.  We'll explore the role control and narcissistic behavior can play in this harmful behavior during divorce.

Above all, divorcing couples should put their children first and protect their innocence by not dragging them into their relationship problems.  It is vital that you learn to manage your emotions in order to avoid verbal and physical abuse and manipulation, for the sake for your children and your own peace of mind.

For more on Dr. Mark Banschick, visit: www.TheIntelligentDivorce.com

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Frazzled to Fabulous

2012-09-14
Length: 46s

On our show today we had the great pleasure of speaking with founder of Life’s Permissionslip.com life and business coach Michael Tertes! Michael did something many of us dream of doing and quit his corporate job (that was sucking his soul and killing his family life) and followed his passion. It took Michael 10 years to do what he knew in his heart was his life’s mission and that was to serve others by becoming a coach. And what a coach he is! Lesley has worked with Michael as he is primarily an entrepreneur coach but so much of what he teaches relates to the emotional side of being human and single again!

Are you settling for mediocrity, pretending life is great, trying to be a hero and do it all, are you a martyr or feel stuck in an area of your life? Listen to discover which of the 7 archetypes you may be and how to make 3 shifts in your life to move from frazzled to fabulous.

In this program, you'll learn to:

GET HONEST/GET REAL GET WHO YOU REALLY ARE GET OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY

Michael is offering a first time ever break through teleconference to help you create your own personal course to having a fabulous life www.FrazzledToFabulous.com join us and bring a friend for free!

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Keeping Intimacy Alive in Relationships

2012-09-09
Length: 43s

At the time many couples decide to divorce, the intimacy in their relationship had subsided years ago. This process can erode slowly to the point where many don't even notice it happening until it's too late.

Intimacy includes sex but is much more than that.  Intimacy is about being emotionally close to your partner, about being able to let your guard down, and let him or her know how you really feel.  Intimacy is also about being able to accept and share in your partner's feelings, about being there when he/she wants to let their defenses down.

So why does intimacy fade and can the flame be rekindled?  Many affairs are the result of intimacy dying in a relationship, and then finding someone else that makes them feel more important, loved and understood than their own partner.

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck from The Divorce Expo in Chicago, Rev. Dr. Gary A. Williams and his wife Greta join the program to discuss how to co-create successful, intimate relationships. They bring a new insight into love and marriage and offer and alternative to divorce.

For more on the Williams, visit: www.SensuousSeminars.com

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Daughters of Divorce

2012-09-06
Length: 56s

Today on Single Again! Now What? with Joanie & Steve, Terry Gaspard, of www.MovingPastDivorce.com, joins us to discuss her mission of helping women who grew up in divorced homes make healthy choices in their relationships.  (Steve helps represent for the male audience as well.)

Terry and her daughter, Tracy Clifford,  are both daughters of divorce.  Together, they started their website because they believe that many women struggle silently and needlessly through divorce.

Many daughters of divorce have trouble trusting their partners, fear their relationships will not succeed, and struggle with issues related to self-worth. A history of divorce in a girl’s childhood can predict ambivalence towards commitment in intimate relationships. With respect to divorce proneness, women whose parents divorced are more likely to enter marriage with lower confidence in the future of their marriage, potentially raising their risk of divorce.

Even though divorce no longer carries its old stigma in our culture, it still hurts as much as ever. While people’s reasons for divorcing vary, there are many emotions and transitions that have to be dealt with as family members rebuild their lives. Recent evidence has demonstrated that divorced individuals have higher rates of depression, lower levels of life satisfaction, and more health problems than married people.  Terry shares her personal story of dealing with divorce and tells how their new website is helping women and daughters of divorce.

Be sure to stop by our Single Again! Now What? Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat and join our community!

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Change Your Life with Inner Bonding

2012-09-04
Length: 41s

On today's program, Steve's guest is Dr. Margret Paul, co-founder of INNER BONDING, the complete process of self-healing anxiety, depression, addictions and relationships.

Margaret holds a Ph.D. in psychology and is a relationship expert, noted public speaker, workshop leader, educator, and artist. She has appeared on many radio and TV shows, including the Oprah show  and has successfully worked with thousands of individuals and couples, and shares how Inner Bonding can help you create the life you deserve.

Inner Bonding offers a complete self-healing process that has not been offered by either psychology or religion. People are recognizing that life is empty without the spiritual dimension, but religion has not always provided that.

Inner Bonding differentiates between love intended to get and love intended to give, between power over others and power within self. It provides a much-needed process for moving out of fear and into love, out of the need to control and into trust, so you can weather the storms of everyday life and embrace the sacred privilege of life on this planet.

If you are struggling with issues of aloneness, emptiness, depression, self-esteem, anger, or violence; addiction problems including weight problems and food addiction, drug and alcohol addiction, relationship, love and sex addiction; personal issues including childhood physical, sexual, emotional and spiritual abuse; shame, lack of motivation and goal achievement, this is a "must hear", life changing program!

For more information on Dr. Paul and Inner Bonding, visit: www.InnerBonding.com.

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Healthcare Privacy During Divorce

2012-08-31
Length: 23s

Privacy rights of your health information are well established within the healthcare community.  Doctors, nurses and pharmacists know that you have a right to privacy of your health information. However, there's a GAP, a loop whole if you will, and something that HIPAA (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) does not address – and that happens in many walks of life – in particular divorce court.

You may be surprised to learn that the privacy of your health information is not protected when it is inappropriately used in divorce court by your spouse and their attorneys.  The first step is being aware of the problem, the second step is taking initiative to control the inappropriate use of health information for yourself and that of your children.

In the episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck from The Divorce Expo in Chicago, Medical Business Associates founder, Rebecca Saltiel Busch joins us to discuss our healthcare rights and explains why we need to be our own health advocate. Rebecca is also an accomplished author and educator. With over 200 publications and presentations, Rebecca has presented to universities, large corporations, government entities, associations, financial institutions, and small businesses. Her passion - to create educated, conscientious healthcare consumers - is reflected in her works, including her latest book Personal Healthcare Portfolio - a survival guide to the complex healthcare market.

For more on Rebecca, visit: www.MbaAudit.com

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Unfaithful, on The Oprah Winfrey Network, Wants You!

2012-08-30
Length: 52s

On this edition of Single Again! Now What?, Joanie and Steve take another look at infidelity in relationships.  Some couples find a way to work through the hurt and pain and stay together, while for others, divorce is the only option.

The producer of Unfaithful, on The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), met Steve at The Divorce Expo in Chicago and asked us to reach out to any of our listeners that would be willing to share their story of infidelity for an upcoming episode of Unfaithful - Season #3 on OWN.  Whether you were able to save your relationship or not isn't the point, it's the journey that either brought you back together or tore a once loving relationship apart.  We believe we can learn from others, and if you are willing to be featured on an upcoming episode and share your story, Steve will provide information on how to do so at the end of the show.

Other topics discussed include:

Are business asking us to give up too much personal information when applying for a job? Are we losing our personal rights and privacy? Is Fall your favorite time of the year and how does this season affect you? What age were you when you discovered you couldn't party like it's 1999 anymore? Going overboard on cruise ships The Oprah Winfrey Network wants you! And much more.

(Lesley got stuck in traffic and wasn't able to make this show)

For more on the Single Again! Now What? trio, visit their Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.

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Financial Issues Women Face During Divorce

2012-08-28
Length: 22s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, Megan Stirrat joins us to discuss the financial issues divorcing women face.

Megan is a Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor, Certified Financial Planner and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst with Merrill Lynch. She has been guiding individuals through significant transitions in life, such as retirement and divorce, for over a decade.  Megan understands clients changing and complex financial picture, sitting down with them to understand what is truly important. She serves as an integral member of the divorce team and proves to be an invaluable resource.

In the program Megan addresses:

What you need to know to protect you financially if you are considering divorce Negotiating to retain the marital home and is keeping it a good idea? Thinking ahead to your retirement The false belief the a 50/50 split is always an equitable division of property The need for accurate financial information to protect spousal and child support A "sugar daddy" is not a good future financial plan How to create a new financial plan And much more.

If you'd like to ask Meagan a question, email her at: Megan_Stirrat@ML.com

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Dealing with the Pain of Divorce

2012-08-27
Length: 17s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Mark Banschick, M.D., we discuss pain.  Whether physical or through something like divorce, pain is a force to be reckoned with.


Dr. Banschick shares his personal story of a recent back injury that left him incapable of doing things he used to take for granted, such as walking, showering, or making a cup of coffee.  Dr. Banschick talks about the  Stoics.  Stoicism was founded in Athens by Zeno of Citium in the early3rd century BC. The Stoics taught that destructive emotions resulted from errors in judgment, and that a sage, or person of "moral and intellectual perfection," would not suffer such emotions. Said another way, Stoics believed that bad things can happen to good people and that life can be unfair.


In this program, Dr. Banschick talks about:

Getting through the pain of illness or divorce Learning to value what you have, not what you've lost The Spirituality of pain Thinking twice before you move once And much more.


This is a powerful program delivered by Dr. Banschick, and if you would like more information on his work and books, visit: www.TheIntelligentDivorce.com

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What to do With The Family Business During Divorce

2012-08-26
Length: 28s

Mark Machinc joins us on Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck from The Divorce Expo in Chicago to discuss the process of establishing the value of a family business during divorce.

Many families own a business, and when the marriage ends, the business relationship must also be resolved.  Mark's company, Business Matrimonial Valuation Services, provides divorcing individuals with accurate business valuations and helps determine the company's value.

If you are in the process of divorce and own a family business,  you'll learn what's involved in providing a business valuation assessment.  Mark Machinic, CPA, CVA, CDFA and CFDP, has over  twenty years of experience in analyzing records and calculating economic and fair market value of businesses for families experiencing divorce and also works to calculate income for child support and spousal support payments.

For more on Mark Machnic, visit: www.BmValuations.com

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Redesigning Your Life

2012-08-23
Length: 33s

For most people, rethinking their life path from time-to-time is a good idea, but for many divorcing individuals, they simply don't have a choice.  Redesigning Your Life offers help in planning that next life you want to create.

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, motivational speaker, consultant, and facilitator, Kathey Batey joins us from The Divorce Expo in Chicago.

Kathey is the author of Suddenly Single and creator of ReDesigning Your Life,  a program designed to assist women and men who have gone through a divorce, death of a spouse, the "empty nest," or any life transition.  She is also a facilitator of Divorce Care, a faith-based, friendly and caring group of people that helps individuals going through divorce.

Is it time to review, revise, and reset your life, following divorce, death of a loved-one, or dissatisfaction with your life?   Kathey shares how  you can change your life, by changing your reaction to it.  By Taking a more proactive stand and ceasing to  react negatively to life’s many challenges, you can redesign your life for the better.

For more on Kathey Batey, visit: www.spiritedpresentations.com .

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Affairs, Control Issues and More on Single Again! Now What?

2012-08-22
Length: 1s

Single Again! Now What? returns with our 29th episode.  Joanie had a business obligation from her "real" job, so Lesley and Steve are holding court on a variety of subjects.

Sleep deprived Lesley, sucks it up and puts a smile on her face for our loyal listeners and discusses her control issues and how she deals with them.  Steve tries to play psychologist and get to the root of Lesley's control issues to no avail.

As you might expect when Lesley and Steve get together, things can get silly from time-to-time as in reminiscing about hormone induced teenage relationships filed with the joy of hickeys and rug burns.  But wait, this couple is deeper than they may seem.
These two are truly doing their personal work even though Steve feels he may never get to the place he wants to be.  Both Lesley and Steve share things that didn't work in their marriage and how they're trying to change for the good of future relationships.

Other topics discussed include:

Can people really change and should you try to change your partner? Learning to be more sensitive to your partners feelings A review of our "worst show ever" Stupid sayings, such as "dude" and "I know right?" Women's bad timing of bringing up other issues when their man is under stress Cheating and "emotional" affairs How to fight fair And more.

We'd love for you to join our Facebook community at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.  We'd love to hear from you so write us anytime at DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com or leave a post on Facebook.  Make it a great week!

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You Rise Above - Creating The Life You Want to Live

2012-08-21
Length: 55s

This is the first of many great programs to come recorded at The Divorce Expo in Chicago.

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck,  speaker, trainer, author, and retreat facilitator, Toni Morales joins us and shares her personal experience of divorce and her breakthrough that led her to create You Rise Above, providing life seminars, workshops and retreats for women experiencing divorce. The subject then turns to infidelity in marriage and we look at why some partners stray and the possibility of forgiving a cheater.

Toni's  philosophy is that knowing and honoring one’s authentic self is essential and fundamental to personal empowerment and to building any healthy relationship, personal or professional. Although Toni primarily works with women, Steve believes this show will help anyone going through divorce.

For more on Toni Morales and You Rise Above, visit: www.YouRiseAbove.com

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Our Worst Show Ever on Single Again! Now What?

2012-08-15
Length: 56s

Welcome to the usually fun and fantastic Single Again! Now What! with Joanie, Lesley and Steve!

While most shows have been fun and fantastic, this one was hard to get through.  Perhaps the moon and stars were in the wrong sector, whatever that means, or perhaps the Single Again! crew were just off.  Bottom line, I'm not sure we would listen to this program ourselves.  The show is so bad that Joanie decided to offer the first listener capable of making it to the end a special one hour session with her. (Sorry, to hear the details, you have to actually listen to the whole damn program.)

Here's the stuff we talk about in our worst show ever:

Joanie's girls week out Olympics wrap-up Jack's Breakfast in bed The great American cell phone and cable TV scam Y.E Yang beats Tiger Do women prefer a male or female gyno? And much more.  (Dear God, really?)

Visit: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat for more on our exciting trio and your chance to win an hour with Joanie for enduring our tepid talk.

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Achieving Post Divorce Happiness

2012-08-14
Length: 50s

Join in on the conversation and hear Deborah Moskovitch and Steve Peck discuss your steps to finding post divorce happiness post divorce.  We recognize that life isn’t always easy being single and on your own.  But, it doesn’t have to be filled with loneliness, sadness and boredom.  There are ways to build your post divorce happy outlook. 

Deborah discusses her trials and tribulations as she shares her healing journey to finding her happy spot, and living life on her termsMy view of myself changed astronomically after my divorce. No longer part of a couple, I felt different, rattling around in my social circle with nothing to ground me in events.  I was lost, as my world had been based on couples—it seemed that I had lost my identity.

But I soon realized that life would just pass me by if I identified myself with who I was—as part of a married couple, versus who I could be—a fabulous single woman. 

Listen in to find out what you can do too……to feel comfortable in your own skin,  and seeking happiness in the right relationship.  We explore a lot of ideas you won’t want to miss.  

Share your thoughts on our Facebook fan pages…and don’t forget to like us.   The Smart Divorce http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Smart-Divorce/202908933137654 and www.Facebook.com/DivorceSourceRadio.

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The Chicago Divorce Expo August 18th, 2012

2012-08-14
Length: 4s

This program talks about the upcoming Divorce Expo in Chicago on August 18th, 2012 and offers a 50% off discount code.

This is the show you need to attend if you are contemplating, going through or post divorce.

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Stepfamilies: Losses and Loyalties

2012-08-12
Length: 55s

Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck features Patricia Fares-O’Malley, PhD, a psychotherapist, teacher, hypnotherapist, stress and grief management specialist. She also authored the book, Healing The Love Wound - Relationships after Divorce. 

This program focuses on the challenges stepfamilies face, and Patricia helps us understand what it takes for blended families to cohabitate with respect and harmony. Patricia has experienced this firsthand and shares her personal and professional experience regarding how to best manage your emotions, including grief, and go on to raise healthy kids and successful families.

This is a program you don't want to miss if you are entering into a blended-family situation. We'll address the all-important question, what is the most important thing a couple should do before marrying the second time around?

For more on Patricia visit www.Pat-Omalley.com.

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Single and Finding Love Again

2012-08-09
Length: 56s

Lesley's back with Joanie and Steve on Single Again! Now What? to discuss finding love again after separation or divorce.

After divorce, many find themselves rushing back into a new relationship.  Some do it out of loneliness, and some because of peer pressure or because their ex has moved on to a new relationship.  The question is, what's the hurry, and how can you avoid becoming a divorce statistic the second time around?

The Single Again! trio share their thoughts on the subject and reference the book by Dr. Terri Orbuch, PhD, called Finding Love Again, 6 Simple Steps to a New and Happy Relationship. (Terri will be a guest on an upcoming show.)

Other topics discussed include:

What to do when you're out with a friend and someone tries to pick you up The demise of family dinner time in America To remarry or not, that is the question And much more

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The Olympics, Male Menopause and More

2012-08-03
Length: 1s

Welcome to Single Again! Now What? episode #26! Lesley is away at the Olympics and Joanie and Steve are holding down the fort.


The show begins with a conversation about Martha's Vineyard which is relatively close to where Joanie lives.  We then talk about the 2012 Olympic games and uncover how much a gold medal is actually worth and how much Olympic athletes make for winning gold.


Other topics in the program include:

Male menopause and hormone replacement Child custody Being better prepared for marriage Controlling husbands and wives Passive aggressive personalities The importance of sex in a relationship And much more.


We invite you to join our community at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.com

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Creating a Civilized Divorce

2012-08-01
Length: 27s

Today's program features Jane Warren, a Registered Family Mediator in Alberta, Canada and founder of www.CreatingACivilized Divorce.com.  Jane discusses the emotional, social and financial turmoil that a marriage breakdown creates and believes that healthy beginnings can emerge from this chaotic situation.

Topics in the program include:

How to have a more peaceful divorce Why mediation is better than going to trial Different types of mediation - know your potions How angry couples can work together in mediation for a better outcome How to use your divorce as a springboard for a beter life for your entire family And much more. …

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Single Again! Conspiracy Theroy

2012-07-29
Length: 47s

On the latest episode of Single Again! Now What? Joanie, Lesley & Steve discuss the tragic event in Colorado and take a look at conspiracy theories.

Other topics include:

2012 Olympics How to live in the present Do women look sexy with their hair in a ponytail? Does age matter? The Divorce Hotel How the roles we play in life change us Are you over your ex? Meditation And more.


Join the Single Again! community.  Check out our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat

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Intimacy & Trust after Divorce

2012-07-25
Length: 34s

In this episode of Sex after Divorce with Juliana Neiman our topic is Intimacy & Trust.

Juliana helps us understand the true meaning of intimacy.  Intimacy is emotional, spiritual and physical at the same time. By showing trust in our partner, we open ourselves to a more intimate relationship.

Building trust is one of the most important aspects of any relationship, especially romantic or intimate relationships. But as important as trust is to the healthy functioning of these relationships, too many people just go through the motions, roll the dice and hope that trust emerges. If you want real trust in your relationship you simply have to work at building it. But how do you go about doing this?

Also discussed:
Should you share you past with a new love interest?
Should you share your past sexual experiences?

For more on Juliana Neiman, visit: www.JulianaNeiman.com

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NLP Combined with Divorce Coaching Helps You Get Over Divorce Faster

2012-07-23
Length: 40s

This episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck features Liz Becker, a Master Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner (NLP).  Liz combines her Life Coaching and NLP skills in an effort to peacefully guide individuals through the painful process of divorce.

We take a look at how Neuro-Linguistic Programming can help people get over divorce faster and move on to create a healthier new life, post-divorce.

Neuro-linguistic programming is a cognitive-behavioral science that states the connection between the neurological process (thinking), linguistic (communication verbal/non-verbal) and behavioral patterns that can be organized to achieve specific goals in life.

To contact Liz Becker, visit: http://www.lifeaftersplit.com

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CBS Wants YOU on Daytime TV!

2012-07-20
Length: 43s

The Single Again! Now What? gang are back with another fun and insightful episode covering a ton of topics.

The show begins with a search for an older couple considering divorce but finds themselves asking the question, what’s the point at my age?  It’s called the Gray Divorce, older couples divorcing, and it’s on the rise.  The producer of a new CBS daytime talk show is looking for an older couple considering divorce but finds themselves asking the same question, why now and is it worth it?  We provide details on how a couple in this situation can connect with this new show and be flown to Los Angles, California, all expenses paid, for the taping of this show.

Other topics in the program include:

Drinking at a company function Little League Player Evaluations and the “Hot Mom” coaches rule. Listener email The front we put on when we meet a new love interest Couples that decide to separate instead of divorce. How do you tell your new partner your single when legally, you’re not. How men keep a mistress Finding out your spouse is gay and much more.

Be sure to check out our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat and join our community.  We’d love to connect with you.  Thanks for listening!

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Creative Mediation with a Twist

2012-07-19
Length: 44s

We welcome back our guest, Mark Baer (http://www.markbaeresq.com/), a family law attorney, mediator, and collaborative law practitioner in Pasadena, California and who has been practicing for twenty years.  Mark shares his opinions and views about the family law system, how it can be better and provide more creative ways on getting through divorce.  Deborah Moskovitch, Steve Peck and Mark explore a variety of concepts regarding mediation.  This program isn’t just a standard outline of mediation, but shakes it up a little in this controversial and lively discussion.


How do you think outside the box in mediation? Mark Baer encourages you to ponder as we discuss:

•    The way in which bias impacts family law litigation
•    Why “evaluative mediation” is not really mediation, even though most lawyers and judicial officers believe otherwise
•    Whether family law attorneys should have higher ethical obligations than other attorneys
•    Funding your children’s college/university education when child support isn’t enough or stops
•    What money represents


There seems to be a major disconnect between the way the public views mediation and how the attorneys and judicial officers view as mediation.  This is a conversation that is steeped in controversy.  Tune in and then let us hear your thoughts on our Facebook fan pages…and don’t forget to like us.   The Smart Divorce http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Smart-Divorce/202908933137654 and www.Facebook.com/DivorceSourceRadio

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The Chicago Divorce Expo August 18, 2012

2012-07-16
Length: 21s

Personal, life partner relationships are important to all of us. We thrive on them, we get hurt by them.

When things don’t go well in our relationship, we need to fix them if we can. For those time when we can’t, we need to have the information and resources around us to help us ‘reset’. TDE – The Divorce Expo™ 2012 Chicago offers you a supportive, comfortable and trusting experience to listen to experiences from others, learn from the expertise of our carefully selected speakers, and be inspired to make the choices that are best for you, your children and spouse, and your future.

This is the Official Expo Podcast for the August 18th Divorce Expo in Naperville, Illinois.  Expo co-founder, Joost Allard, provides a preview of what to expect at this upcoming show. Divorce Source Radio will be covering the show so be sure to stop by our booth and say hi.  Register today for this life changing show at www.TheDivorceExpo.com.  See you in Chicago!

Visit www.TheDivorceExpo.com for more details

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Tom Cruise, Marriage and Being Single Again

2012-07-13
Length: 1s

Welcome back to another episode of Single Again! Now What? with Joanie Winberg and Steve Peck.  (Lesley is on vacation)

On this show we talk about everything from household pests to celebrity divorces. 

Topics include:

Tom Cruise's pending divorce Scientology John Travolta's not so happy ending Does marriage even matter? How to get your own Personality Profile And much more.

We love our radio friends and would love to build a community with you.  Please visit our show's Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat. Have a great week!

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Emotional & Sexual Building Blocks - Pt. 3

2012-07-11
Length: 39s

Sex therapist, Juliana Neiman, returns for the third and final segment of Emotional and Sexual Building Blocks on Sex after Divorce on Divorce Source Radio.

Juliana speaks to the importance of rebuilding self-esteem after divorce and explains that we should feel deserving of love.  Clearly the most widely-used approach to divorce recovery, the “rebuilding” model makes the process healthier and less traumatic for those who are divorcing or divorced — and their children.

Juliana provides some time tested principles written about in Dr. Bruce Fisher's book, Rebuilding when Your Relationship Ends.  Over two decades of research and practice are combined with feedback from hundreds of thousands of men and women who have used the book on their own or in one of thousands of Fisher divorce recovery seminars worldwide.  Juliana believes this book and understanding your building blocks, can transform your life for the better.


Topics in this final segment include:

Self worthiness Trusting your partner with love & sex Respect Openness with your partner

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Are You a Good Kisser?

2012-07-08
Length: 1s

The crazy trio is back- Lesley, Joanie and Steve. Today we ask, are YOU a good kisser?

We are thrilled you have joined us to take some time to let go, laugh, have fun, lighten up or may be just the right thing you need to hear at this time in your life.

Check out some of the fun stuff we talked about today (warning- this is only the tip of the iceberg):

Are you a good kisser? Steve is looking for the right lips. Joanie talks about how your inner voice can affect your life as well as how our parents influence our inner voice or what we believe to be true- mental fiction. Lesley shares how great it feels to clean out one of her old rooms (old memories) and redecorate for her new life moving forward. Sports stadium and airline seat size... ridiculous!

Check out our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat

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Family is The Foundation of Our Society

2012-07-03
Length: 44s

The health of our children, communities and nation depends on strong families. The institute of marriage and family Canada (IMFC) states that the aim of society and government policy should be to protect and support this foundation.  How is this accomplished?
Our guest, Dave Quist, Executive Director of the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada  (http://www.imfcanada.org/) outlines the many challenges facing families today, and provides ideas for overcoming the obstacles for confronting families in our fast paced society. Mr. Quist has been an active participant in an annual, international meeting of think tanks who collaborate to advance the position that marriage and strong families act as a protector against poverty.  This is a energetic conversation brimming with ideas for developing stronger, healthier family relationships.  Topics include:

•    Staying connected with the “family dinner”
•    Pre-marriage counseling
•    The challenges of family financing
•    Understanding the “me” generation
•    How to make relationships stronger with your children and within your marriage
•    Making marriages successful rather than divorce easier
•    What co-parents need to understand so that children become positive contributors to society
•    The cultural shift of marriage
•    And, so much more……

The Institute of Marriage and Family Canada (IMFC) conducts, compiles and presents the latest and most accurate research to ensure that marriage and family-friendly policy are foremost in the minds of Canada’s decision makers.
Tune in and then share your thoughts on our Facebook fan pages…and don’t forget to like us.   The Smart Divorce http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Smart-Divorce/202908933137654

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"Ask Henry" - Addiction and Divorce

2012-07-02
Length: 26s

Family Law Attorney, Henry Gornbein returns with episode #28 of "Ask Henry".

Henry begins by answering a listener question about a husband hacking into his wife's computer and phone records.  She's filed police reports but police won't help her.  Her husband, now living in another state, has been charged with domestic violence before and she fears for her safety.


The second issue Henry addresses is addiction.  Addiction comes in many forms, alcohol, street drugs, pharmaceutical drugs,  gambling sexual addiction, etc.  In many marriages, addiction is the cause of divorce.  Henry looks at the problem of addiction and shares stories of those who have been addicted, cleaned up, stayed sober and turned their lives around for the better.

For more on Henry Gornbein, visit: www.FamilyLawOfMichigan.com

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Single Again! Now What? Episode #21

2012-06-29
Length: 55s

Joanie Lesley and Steve return with their 4th of July edition. 

Topics in this explosive episode include:

Throwing French fries at your child is considered child abuse with a deadly weapon Do parents go too far during their kids sporting events? How new technology is changing our world What are single people doing on the 4th of July? Lesley is running a marathon Stinky subways Favorite quotes and poems How meditation quiets the mind Hairy people Steve's middle school rock band
Dead celebrities and Oprah tips the scales...again!

Check out our Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat or drop us a line at DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com

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Emotional & Sexual Building Blocks

2012-06-27
Length: 44s

Sex Therapist, Juliana Neiman continues her "Building Blocks" series.

Learning to reclaim  sexuality and self esteem strengthens  emotional growth . Today we deal with Guilt Rejection, Grief and Anger  and we explore who it may be worse for, the leavor or the  leavee?   Juliana helps us understand what each person might be feeling after divorce.

Topics in this program include:

Stopping negative mental noise How negative mind chatter destroys sexual arousal The process of moving forward after divorce Getting in touch with your feelings and realizing that you did the best you could at the time, during your past relationship Past rejection doesn't mean you are a failure Rebuilding your self esteem and getting over rejection


For more on Juliana Neiman, visit: www.JulianaNeiman.com.

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Online Dating - Don't Do What We Did

2012-06-25
Length: 11s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck from The Divorce Expo, the discussion is online dating.

Our guests are Michelle Talbert and Ricardo Kingsbury.  They met online a week before Valentine’s Day. They celebrated Valentine’s Day together, had a whirlwind love affair, and by Easter were asking, “What just happened?” At 41, they are both twice married, yet hopeful that they’ll find and keep true love. Collectively, they have almost 20 years of off and on online dating experience.

Their book, Don’t Do What We Did! is an insider’s guide to online dating from a couple who did it, didn’t quite succeed at a romantic connection, but are still standing (and speaking to each other) to tell the tale.  They share their story and the stories of others who have used online dating for one purpose, or another. It’s a he said/she said tongue-in-cheek and helpful guide to online dating, with some hints, tips and secrets to online dating success shared along the way.

Topics include:

Set a vision for who you want to meet Don't do yourself a disservice by being dishonest What types of pictures of yourself should you be posting on dating sites? Men & women approach dating differently For more on Michelle and Ricardo or to order their book, visit: www.DontDoWhatWeDid.com

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Lesley and Steve - Joanie = Single Again! Now What? Episode #20

2012-06-22
Length: 59s

On episode #20 of Single Again! Now What? Lesley and Steve are holding down the fort.  (Joanie got called into a meeting an hour before doing the show.)


Lesley and Steve talked about everything in this show including:

Breaking relationships into a mathematical equation based on the book Emotion Equation Octo-Mom agrees to do an adult film The life of a hooker Stupid laws Downtown Atlanta Shuffleboard bar game Changing equipment in golf and tennis while baseball stays the same Roger Clemens verdict and steroids in sports Doctors not telling patients the need to Co-Q10 when taking satins Facelifts and Botox Improving your self confidence by working out Steve talks about his band in middle school and posts a song on Single Again's Facebook page Changing the blade on a lawnmower And last but not least, we have the privilege of meeting Lesley's son Jack.

We enjoy hearing form our listeners so please visit our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat and feel free to write us at: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com.

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Resolve Custody Conflicts in Divorce

2012-06-20
Length: 45s

You can protect your kids through Divorce Without Dishonor, and our guest, Michael Mastracci tells us how to resolve custody conflicts in divorce.  Author and lawyer, Mike Mastracci is a nationally recognized family law attorney and mediator with over 20 years of professional experience. He is the author of STOP Fighting Over the Kids, Resolving Day-to-Day Conflict in Divorce Situations.


In addition to his legal, collaborative and mediation skills, Mastracci brings much more to the table: with an insightful, kind and helpful approach. He shares his personal child custody issues and challenges to better serve you in solving your legal, practical, parental, and situational problems.


Mr. Mastracci through his common sense approach provides insight, strategies and an invaluable understanding of Court, costly custody battles. Mastracci encourages divorcing couples to educate themselves in the Collaborative Divorce method whereby they can demonstrate by their words and actions that they love their children more than they may dislike their ex. Mike will frankly tell you that contested divorce and child custody litigation is more often than not a waste of time, money and emotional wear and tear.


Mastracci is committed to preserving parent-child relationships. He maintains the popular family law Blog: www.DivorceWithoutDishonor.com.

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Blended Families - Part 3

2012-06-18
Length: 27s

This is part three on Blended Families with Dr. Mark Banschick of The Intelligent Divorce.


Divorce doesn't end with the divorce papers being signed.  As you move on in life and begin new relationship, this can become an issue with your kids and or the children of your new partner.


In this final episode of Blended Families,  Dr. Banschick shares advice on how to protect the innocence of your children and create a better blend of step-parenting.


For more on Dr. Banschick, visit: www.TheIntelligentDivorce.com.

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FREE Divorce Support Group Call June 19th on Loneliness and Isolation

2012-06-12
Length: 7s

We're pleased to announce a FREE divorce support group telephone call taking place June 19th from 8:00 - 9:30pm Eastern Standard Time.

Leading the call is Divorce Coach Karen McMahon, a frequent contributor to Divorce Source Radio.  Steve Peck is encouraging all DSR listeners to attend this free call.

The call topic is Loneliness and Isolation.  Loneliness is not just about your marriage ending, it is about all the aspects of your life that change.  You are separating from your partner of many years and that by itself can lead to loneliness.  But because your entire life is structured around your marriage, it impacts all your relationships. Going from a married couple to a single person affects your relationships with your family, in-laws, friends and most social circles that you have enjoyed during your married life.  Finding yourself suddenly single can feel alien and isolating.

Listen to this program for more information on attending this free night of coaching and register today at www.DivorceSourceRadio.com by clicking on the banner for the event.

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From Healthy to Horny

2012-06-11
Length: 59s

Okay, the show title is just plain dumb, but you try writing better.  When Joanie, Lesley and Steve get together on Single Again! Now What?, the subjects change faster than a speeding bullet.


This show begins with a discussion on control freaks and quickly shifts into what chores some women have to do and Steve feels isn't right.  (He's kind of old school.) The trio then shifts into healthy eating and the organic produce guidelines.  Do you know how to tell the difference of true organic produce in stores based on the little sticker?  And who's great idea was it to place a sticker on every piece of fruit?


So that's the health part of the show title.  As for the horny, Lesley tells the story of a woman who has a "friend with benefits" relationship because he's "the best lover ever!"  And where did he get his sexual knowledge...  from a friggin book.  (Steve claims he wrote the book... whatever.)


The show ends on an up-note with how to follow your heart and live your dream.  So enjoy the ride and stop by the Single Again! Now What? Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.

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Having an Effortless, Extraordinary Life and Love

2012-06-06
Length: 52s

Divorce/Life Coach, Laura Campbell joins us to discuss how we can have an effortless, extraordinary life and love on Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck.

Divorce is the dissolution of a profound and significant love relationship and while it feels like an end, is really the beginning of a journey towards attracting, creating, embracing and enjoying an effortless, extraordinary life and love.

Finding your ideal relationship can happen at any time and at any place.  However, if you are not living a life that allows you to interact with potential partners, it is going to be difficult to find one. 

Topics in the program include:

How to go about finding an ideal relationship Living a life of passion and purpose The connection between healthy relationships with family and friends and your love relationships The importance of being emotionally and financially healthy prior to entering into a new relationship And much more.

For more on Laura Campbell and to receive her special offer for Divorce Source Radio listeners, visit: www.DiscoverTheDSpot.com

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When Selling The Divorce House Include The Children

2012-06-04
Length: 34s

Don't shove the children into the corner with the idea you are protecting them from the horrors of divorce when selling the marital home, you are not.

The children will start asking questions at this point (after some crying); one will certainly be about the home.  Assuming you are going to sell the home, turn the conversation into something positive and reassuring.  Tell them you will be inviting a realtor (specialist I hope!) over soon and you would like for them to be with you and ask questions.

In this episode or Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck,  Divorce Realtor, Randy Morrow joins us to discuss selling the marital home with children during divorce.

For more on Randy Morrow, visit: www.randymorrowdivorceandrealty.com

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Blended Families Part Two

2012-05-31
Length: 32s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce, Dr. Mark Banschick continues his series on blended families.

Blended families or step families, face challenges above and beyond that of the traditional family. Dr. Banschick addresses issues facing both parents and children.

While changes to family structure require some adjustment time for everyone involved, with the right guidance and realistic expectations, most blended families are able to work out their growing pains and live together successfully. Open communication, positive attitudes, mutual respect, and plenty of love and patience all have an important place in creating a healthy blended family.

For more on Dr. Banschick, visit: www.TheIntelligentDivorce.com.

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Rebuilding Your Life After Divorce

2012-05-29
Length: 38s

On this episode of Sex after Divorce with Juliana Neiman, the topic is How to Rebuild After Divorce

For many, divorce hits with the force of a tsunami.  You exit the process broken and feeling less than.   After taking time to heal, it's time to get back up, dust yourself off and begin the process of rebuilding your new life.

Juliana Neiman takes us through the building blocks necessary to rebuilding our life and relationships.  When your self esteem becomes bruised, you don't feel sexual.  It takes some longer to get over a relationship than others.

Follow the building blocks mentioned in this program will help you move forward with more confidence in future relationships.  For more on Juliana Neiman, visit: www.JulianaNeiman.com.

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How Your Brain Can Make Divorce Smarter

2012-05-23
Length: 40s

Did you know that your brain can help you through divorce in a much smarter, more emotionally balanced way?  There is tremendous scientific knowledge about the brain yet the legal system is slow at integrating it.

Our guest, Nathalie Boutet (http://www.basmansmith.com/i3boutet.asp) (http://www.collaborativelawblog.ca/about-nathalie-boutet) explains what we have known for years – that our cognitive abilities diminish when we are experiencing strong emotion. Separating clients are frequently in a state of high emotions stemming from years of unhappiness in their marriage. They are likely to encounter many instances when they will get emotionally triggered during which time their ability to think and reason will be diminished. Yet we demand that separating parents co-parent effectively and work together amicably to resolve complex financial decisions.

Separating families, and especially the children, the innocent victims, suffer tremendously before, during and after the legal separation process.

How can you get through your divorce with the brain in mind? Ms. Boutet answers this question and more as we discuss:

Some of the causes of divorce and how the brain is affected  If people are struggling and don’t want to divorce, what can they do? What makes a divorce easier/more difficult How does brain science intersect with family law? What are some of the pitfalls that people fall into– and what happens

This interview will help you understand how to bring in the humanity while divorcing all while being brain friendly.  Sounds intriguing doesn’t it…..it’s an conversation you don’t want to miss.

Don’t forget to LIKE our facebook fan pages, and check in often for updates and more information

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What Does It Mean to Love Yourself?

2012-05-22
Length: 37s

On this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, Karen McMahon is back to help us understand what it means to love ourself.  Self love is vital if we are to be loved in this world.  If you have been living in a loveless marriage, you have not been getting what you need from your spouse… and what have you been giving yourself? 

For many, it's hard to tell the difference between selfless, selfish and self-love.  If your tendency has been to put other’s needs before yours, self love is neither easy nor comfortable.  It often comes with feelings of guilt, fear and selfishness. 

You need to be clear on the difference between selfish and self loving so that you can stand firm in your desire to be healthy and be able to explain / defend your actions to your loved ones. Oscar Wilde put it beautifully, “To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance”

For more on Karen McMahon, visit: www.KMLifeCoaching.com

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The Leon Walker Case

2012-05-20
Length: 1s

The Leon Walker case has received national attention as a landmark case related to email privacy issues.  Leon Walker Faces felony charges and up to 5-years in prison for reading his wife's emails.

Expert pundits on CNN have debated this case and many feel there is no merit to the charges, especially at a felony level. Leon Walker provided an exclusive interview with Divorce Source Radio's Steve Peck. This show provides a window into what Leon Walker has endured since being charged with the crime in 2011.  Leon tells his version of the story and noted author and forensic trial consultant, Dean Tong, helps us sort through the legal maneuvers the prosecutor and defense might be considering.

Mr. Walker has been financially devastated and his life has been turned upside down due the charges filed against him.  Does the county prosecuting the case really want to spend close to $500,000 of taxpayers' money to lock this man up for reading his wife's email?  Mr. Walker claims he did so for the well-being of his kids. He had reason to believe the children were being subjected to a potentially abusive situation as his wife was seeing an ex with an abusive past.

So what do you think?  Send us your thoughts at DivorceSourceRadio@Gmail.com or on our Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/DivorceSourceRadio.com.

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Lose It! The High Tech Way to Lose Weight

2012-05-17
Length: 56s

Joanie, Lesley and Steve are back with tons of stuff to talk about on Single Again! Now What?

Steve begins by introducing us to a cool new app for your smart phone designed to help you lose weight.  Steve Claims to have lost 8 pounds in three weeks. 

Basically, it is the boring old COUNTING CALORIES!  "Oh no!" I hear you say. "Adding up all my calories every day!" Well, no, not exactly. Thanks to the amazing Lose It! app or website, you can now type in what you've ate and it will work out the calories for you!  We're not getting paid to say this stuff, we just think you may want to give it a try.  Let us know how you like it.

We also revisit Mother's day, talk about divorce coaching for men and discuss Internet privacy issues that effect all of us.

Remember, we have our own Facebook page and we invite you to join our community.  www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat

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Blended Families Part 1 - The Not So Blended Family

2012-05-17
Length: 26s

(Listener Note: This is part one of a three-part series.  To find the other episodes, search "Intelligent Divorce" from the Divorce Source Radio "search" bar.)

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Mark Banschick, M.D., we begin a three part series on Blended Families.

Stepfamilies, also known as blended families, are more of a norm now than ever, with 65% of remarriages including children from previous relationships. When families “blend” to create stepfamilies, though, things rarely progress smoothly.  Some children may resist the many changes they face, while parents may become frustrated or disappointed when the new family doesn’t function like their previous family.

While changes to family structure require some adjustment time for everyone involved, with the right guidance and realistic expectations, most blended families are able to work out their growing pains and live together successfully. Open communication, positive attitudes, mutual respect, and plenty of love and patience all have an important place in creating a healthy blended family.

For more on Dr. Banschick, visit: www.TheIntelligentDivorce.com.

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Be Smart About Mediation

2012-05-15
Length: 42s

Understanding what mediation is as a process, and finding the right mediator, are critical elements to developing a smart and long lasting parenting and financial agreements that are predicated on informed, thoughtful decision making.  A good mediator will discuss what your goals are for the process, what is important to each of you and will help you to craft a plan that addresses those goals and intentions.  This is important to understand, as all mediators are not created equal!

Our guest, Cara Raich, (http://www.srmediators.com/mediators/cara-raich-esq/)  (http://mediatetrix.wordpress.com/) explores the specifics of mediation in this episode of The Smart Divorce, with Deborah Moskovitch and Steve Peck.   Cara is a mediator and attorney who specializes in helping people find non-adversarial resolutions to conflict. She mediates a wide range of cases including divorce, family conflicts, and organizational and civil disputes.

Cara is dedicated to helping her clients avoid the challenges and acrimony that frequently accompany adversarial proceedings. She does this by enabling her clients to come to realistic and informed agreements that work for them and their families. Cara believes that separation and divorce are family matters with a legal element, not a lawsuit that happens to be about a family.

To understand how these goals are accomplished in a fair and reasonable manner – and gain perspectives on alternative ways to view mediation and settlement we discuss:

What does neutrality really mean? What are the process choices that people have when contemplating divorce? How do we as a society view divorce? What is a successful divorce? What is the role the law will play in your divorce? Is the law relevant, determinative or something in between?

This interview will surely help you understand the many aspects of mediation. 

 

Also, Like us on our Facebook pages, The Smart Divorce and Divorce Source Radio.  Join the community!

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Make the Most of Visitation Time

2012-05-13
Length: 24s

Regular communication between you and your ex will help to make your co-parenting more successful. Communicating clearly is hard work. You and the your former partner may have longstanding conflicts that make it difficult to discuss any issue. You might misunderstand each other. Do your best to set aside those past differences and relationship issues.

In this episode of "Ask Henry" on Divorce Source Radio, Attorney Henry Gornbein addresses the topic of Parenting Time, formerly known as Visitation.

Successful Do's for Co-Parenting - Making The Most of Your Time with Your Kids

Focus on common goals. Work together to resolve problems involving your child. Once you and the other parent agree on a plan, write it down so you are sure that you both understand. Inform each other about important issues affecting your child, such as those involving school, health problems, medication, and discipline. Call the other parent if you are going to be late, or your schedule changes. To resolve disagreements, seek help from a mutually trusted person, such as a counselor or a shared friend.

(The Program was recorded at The Divorce Expo in Michigan)

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The Emotional Fear of Becoming Involved Again

2012-05-10
Length: 43s

Many times, a person may fear becoming involved in a new relationship after divorce.  In this episode of Sex after Divorce, sex therapist Juliana Neiman helps us understand the healing process after being emotionally wounded in a past relationship.

Juliana speaks to the importance of facing your fears and discussing them with your new person of interest. If you're a woman fearing commitment, know that you're not alone. According to the State of Our Union, National Marriage Project, approximately 30 million women in the United States alone are single.  Not surprisingly, men experience the same fears as women.

You may have been married to a jerk, but that doesn't mean your new boyfriend or girlfriend has to be. Learn to spot the qualities you don't want in a new partner, to reduce the risk of marrying the same type of person you just divorced or broke up with.

For more on Juliana Neiman, visit: www.JulianaNeiman.com

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Meet LifeThruDivorce.com

2012-05-09
Length: 23s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, we introduce our listeners to a new online resource for divorce.  LifeThruDivorce.com  was the brainchild of a group of friends who has each been touched by divorce.  After having  found that there is no single reliable, full-service resource to get advice, support, and empowerment from professionals and peers, they banded together to help others navigate the uncharted, and sometimes rough, seas.

Experts providing content to LifeThruDivorce include attorneys, financial planners, family therapists, mediators, realtors, travel agents, and much more. The website has resources designed to help you, regardless of the stage of the divorce process in which you find yourself, including content for parents to help identify and address their child’s emotions, stress, and acceptance.

In this program, we're joined by LifeThruDivorce partners, Perri Teitelbaum and Michelle Zudeck.  Later in the show, we're joined by a contributor to the site, advisor Julie Arkush.

To check out the website and learn more, visit: www.LifeThruDivorce.com.

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Judge Connie Kelley Talks about Being a Family Court Judge

2012-05-08
Length: 14s

In this program recorded at The Divorce Expo in Novi, Michigan, DSR Legal Corrospondent Henry Gornbein and Steve Peck speak with Family Court Judge Connie Kelley who is currently running for state Supreme Court Justice.

Citizens enter judge Kelley's courtroom with difficult, complex problems. It is her responsibility to solve those problems without bias, giving equal consideration to both the defendant and plaintiff. Judge Kelley is focused on letting both sides of the argument be heard, and then applying the law based on the facts presented. It is her philosophy that practical resolutions can often be reached without lengthy, expensive, and adversarial legal battles.

Judge Kelley talks about what it's like to be a judge and shares how she trys to help divorcing couples separate peacefully for the sake of their children.  In her job she sees much pain but realizes that much of it may be self enflicted.  She also shares some tips having a more peaceful divorce.

For more on Judge Kelley, visit: www.ConnieKelleyForJustice.com

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Food and Eating Disorders During Divorce

2012-05-07
Length: 33s

Food plays an important role in our lives, as both sustainment and enjoyment.  When going through a divorce, many people's eating habits change.  Some people are so depressed, they don't feel like eating at all.  Others look at food as something that comforts, and they find themselves over-eating as a means of feeling better.

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Mark Banschick, M.D., we unwrap the truth about food and eating disorders.  Eating disorders are one of the psychiatric illnesses that result in a number of medical complications, such as electrolyte imbalances, osteoporosis, and dental problems, as well as the many diseases related to obesity.

In this program, you'll learn the importance of eating healthy during one of the most stressful times in your life.  Dr. Banschick also educates us on the signs that you may have an eating disorder.

For more on Dr. Banschick visit:  www.TheIntelligentDivorce.com

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Fifty Shades of Everything

2012-05-03
Length: 41s

Joanie, Lesley & Steve are back this week with ton of topics and fun.  Steve asked Lesley to write the liner notes for this show, because there was so much packed into the hour that he didn't feel up to the task.  Lesley said no.  Steve then asked Joanie if she would like to do the honor, to which she said, "You do it. You're so good at it.  Steve just wasn't up to the task and made the call to the script writers bull pen, and that's where I come in.  Who am I?  Just a fan of the show.

I don't have a clue what they talked about since I haven't heard the show, but I LOVE Single Again! Now What? and figured, piece of cake!  Steve told me they talked about Lesley's trip to New York, and that during the delay to get in her hotel room, she read the first two Fifty Shades of Grey.  (Steve thinks she arrived early on purpose to have an excuse to devour the e-books.

Steve talks about going to a big-life event and running into your ex, and then proceeded to talk about reality TV.  (He's not that deep.)  And Joanie joins the fun with her insight and sense of humor.  The show was recorded on National Prayer Day and Steve ended with a prayer.  The girls were rendered speechless!  Joanie and Lesley speechless?  Really?  Enough writing, I'm sending this in so they can post the program. Speechless... I'll believe it when I hear it.  Cheers!

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Can You Fix Your Divorce with a Divorce Tool Box?

2012-05-02
Length: 23s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, Audrey Silcox, founder of the Divorce Tool Box, joins us.  Audrey is a certified divorce and family mediator, with credentials from two supreme courts, and a certified professional coach specializing in divorce.

The Divorce Tool Box is designed to help people through this most difficult stage in their lives with the tools to move forward towards a healthier, happier future. Whether contemplating divorce, making the decision to leave, in the middle of divorce, or putting your life back together after divorce, Divorce Tool Box provides valuable and comprehensive information to help you through the divorce process.

For more info on Audrey Silcox and The Divorce Tool Box, visit www.DivorceToolBox.com.  (This program was recorded at The Divorce Expo in Novi, Michigan)

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I’m Divorced, Now How Am I Going to Retire?

2012-05-01
Length: 39s

For the new generation of empty-nesters, divorce is becoming more common.  Moreover, among people ages 50 and older, the divorce rate has doubled over the past 20 years.  It used to be that as people got aged, the chances of divorce declined – but this is no longer the case.  Given that the aging population is living longer and healthier, retiring post divorce is an issue for the grey divorce segment.

On this episode of The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch, our guest is Eva Sachs, a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and founder of Women in Divorce Financial http://www.WomenInDivorce.ca discusses the many concerns, considerations and consequences of financial planning post divorce for the older divorcee. 

What do you need to think about, is a question many ponder. We answer that question and explore more:

Creative solutions for a financially prudent separation agreement Adjusting to lifestyle differences post divorce Managing debt with less Medical/health benefits Retirement plans The home as a burden or asset

Find out how to protect yourself and develop a list of questions, as you work through your finances for a financially secure retirement.

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The Legal AND Emotional Side of Divorce

2012-04-29
Length: 32s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, Attorney Henry Gornbein and Therapist Susan Pease Gadoua discuss the legal and emotional side of divorce.

When people enter into divorce, it seems it's all about the legal aspect.  We soon realize that divorce is an extremely emotional time in our lives.  If one or both of the parties have a controlling mindset, the situation can become more hostile, potentially leading to a lengthy, destructive, and unnecessarily expensive divorce process.  Tempers flare, heels dig in, and none of it leads to satisfaction in the end.

Susan shares tips on how to navigate your divorce in a more peaceful manner and shows the value of therapy.  Henry provides advice on dealing with an attorney who is trying to stir the pot between you and your ex.  Susan reminds us of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, which suggests that people are motivated to fulfill basic needs before moving on to other, more advanced, needs. If you're worried about your survival, it's hard to get to a place of love. If safety and esteem are an issue, you can't get to self-actualization.

This is a "must hear" for any of our listeners new to the process of divorce.  For more on Susan Pease Gadoua, visit: www.SusanPeaseGadoua.com, and for Henry Gornbein, visit: www.Family Law of Michigan.com.  (This program was recorded at The Divorce Expo in Novi, Michigan).

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Fifty Shades of Gray and More

2012-04-27
Length: 53s

Joanie, Lesley and Steve are back on Single Again! Now What? with tons of stuff to talk about!  They begin by celebrating Joanie's birthday and move on to the Top Five Men's and Woman's Needs in a Relationship. Our trio then discusses the best selling book, Fifty Shades of Gray.  (You just knew this was going to turn to sex didn't you?)

Other topics discussed:

Filthy hotel rooms Is your ex a narcissist or just an asshole? It it acceptable for a man to cry at movies? How couples deal with fnances And much more.

Towards the end of the show, Joanie offers a FREE personality profile and review  to the first listener who writes in and requests  this fun, informative assessment.  (DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com) You could also be featured on our next show to have your profile revealed.  Don't worry about your name on the radio, we can provide an alias if requested.  This is a great offer valued at $100.00, and the same assessment Lesley and Steve took a few weeks ago.  Good luck being the first to write in.

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Is Your Ex a Narcissist or Just an Asshole?

2012-04-26
Length: 27s

Narcissism used to be recognized as a mental disorder, according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DMS, Manual.  In the revised DMS-Five edition, narcissism will no longer be considered a mental disorder, prompting the question, "If my ex isn't a certifiable narcissist, is he/she just an asshole?" Are these labels one and the same?

Dr. Banschick breaks it down for us and explains narcissism as we once knew it. He then explains how one may not be a narcissist, but rather, a selfish, self-centered asshole.  If you think you have been dealing with this type of person, this is a show for you.

For more information on Dr. Banschick, visit: www.TheIntelligentDivorce.com.

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Obstacles to a Healthy Sex Life

2012-04-25
Length: 42s

Has anything every stood in the way of having a healthy, sexual relationship with your partner? In this episode of Sex after Divorce with Sex Therapist, Juliana Neiman, we learn how to create better future sexual relationships.

Topics discussed in the program:

Dealing with past regrets Learning to express anger in healthier ways than drinking, eating, etc. Entering into future relationships with realistic expectations Visual your life in a positive way now as a failure

For more on Juliana Neiman, visit: www.JulianaNeiman.com

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It’s All About The Kids, “Stupid”

2012-04-24
Length: 41s

One of the most important concerns parents have post divorce is how their time is to be shared between their children.  Is there such a thing about the right parenting plan or how parenting time is shared?  In this episode of The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch, our guest Dr. Phil Stahl  has some very insightful answers. 

Dr. Stahl is one of the North America’s foremost parenting experts; a practitioner, author, and teacher, specializing in high conflict families of divorce. He has served on numerous committees and task forces designed to improve the quality of work in his field. He teaches judges, attorneys, psychologists and other mental health professionals about issues affecting families and children. His expertise is accepted in courts across the country. 

If you are a parent going through a divorce, you will want to learn more about custody evaluations and some of the issues affecting families and children. This show is insightful for grandparents and step-parents…..or anyone who wants a better understanding of the parenting plan and putting the children’s best interests first.   

Topics include:

Communication blunders, and apologizing to our children for our mistakes Wise advice from Dr. Stahl’s book – Parenting After Divorce What makes a good parenting plan Parenting plan ideas Parenting through conflict How to share your child – your child is not a percentage

For more on Dr. Stahl, visit: http://www.parentingafterdivorce.com/index.html

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Blended Families

2012-04-22
Length: 17s

With divorce, single parent households and family crises on the rise, many people are experiencing the tumultuous dynamics of step-families.  In this episode of Divorce Source Radio from The Divorce Expo in Novi, Michigan, the author of Blended Families, Valerie Coleman joins us.  

As a step-mother, stepdaughter and now step-grandmother, Valerie has experienced the drama and reward of life in a step-family from multiple perspectives. For years, she struggled to parent five children from three different households. She instilled respect into her two biological sons and assumed the same respect would be honored by her husband’s children. At times, the frustration overwhelmed her. Without the support of family and friends, her marriage would have failed. 

If you are experiencing issues within your blended families, this is the program for you.  For more on Valerie Coleman, visit: www.ValerieJLColeman.com.

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From Sexual to Spiritual

2012-04-20
Length: 57s

Joanie, Lesley and Steve are back with more laughs and deep thoughts than ever before!  In true Single Again! Now What? form, the show changes  topics faster than a speeding bullet.

We begin talking about sex toys and then shift into getting over your ex, discovering what women look for in a man, and does size matter?  After our filthy start, we turn the table into thoughts of being spiritual and the power of our thoughts.  The program wraps up with the trio talking about aging and true love.

Don’t forget to “Like Us” on Facebook at: www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat and join our community.  We do this show for you and want to get to know you better.  Would you be ours,  could you be ours,  won’t you be our neighbor?  (Desperate plea.)  Peace!

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Learning to Get Along With Your Ex for Your Children's Well-Being

2012-04-18
Length: 16s

One of the most challenging things about divorcing with children is dealing with your ex.  For some in high conflict divorces, this is an impossibility.  The goal is to keep the lines of communication open for the sake of your children.

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, Debbie and Frank Cona join us and discuss how they managed to redefine their relationship for the sake of their children.  Initially, this was a challenge for them, but they learned to work through their issues and now co-parent their children in a healthy way.  Frank and Debbie, although divorced, remain very good friends and lead a divorce recovery class at the Rochester Hills location of Bethany of Southeastern Michigan.

If you're having a tough time co-parenting with your ex, this is a must hear program.  For more information on Debbie and Frank's group, visit: www.bethanyofsoutheasternmichigan.org.  (This program was recorded at The Divorce Expo in Michigan.)

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Dealing with Fear During Divorce

2012-04-17
Length: 52s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, divorce coach Karen McMahon joins us to discuss Fear During Divorce.

With all the changes that are happening at once, it's like the ground beneath our feet is shifting and moving. Suddenly what lies ahead is unknown.  During fear, our "what if’s" are never positive. What if I lose custody, can’t afford the house, don’t have enough money to live on, cannot find a job…

In fear, we begin to distort reality.  Much like a circus mirror, fear leaves us seeing only a distorted view of our reality. Karen helps us understand where our distorted ‘fear reality’ comes from and offers hope and a healthier way of looking at our current situation.

For more on Karen, visit: www.KarenMcMahon.com

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Kids Need Their Fathers, During and After Divorce

2012-04-15
Length: 43s

One of the sad realities of divorce and the outcome is fatherlessness.  In this episode of The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch, we discuss the need for fathers to stay involved in their kids lives, especially during and after divorce.

It is more common for father’s relationships to be thinned out more than mothers.  While a lot of attention and research has focused on single-parent families where the parent is the mother, limited attention has focused on single-parent families where the father is the parent. Single-father families are a small, but growing segment of our society. But what happens when dads aren't involved?

Deborah Moskovitch and Steve Peck explore this issue, and help provide an understanding of fatherlessness, while providing ideas for staying connected.

Did you know:

Up to 25% of children do not see their father by 2-3 years after divorce Daughters that do not have a relationship with their father are more likely to have long term emotional issues – are more promiscuous and less likely to graduate from high school and college; while sons are more likely to exhibit delinquent behavior 80% of the daughters and sons in the U.S. only live with their fathers for a maximum of 10 to 15 percent of the time after their parents divorce

Tune in to discover what can be done and how you can overcome these obstacles. There’s been research that shows when fathers are more involved in their kids’ lives -- they are less likely to divorce themselves. 

Also, Like us on our Facebook pages, The Smart Divorce and Divorce Source Radio.  Join the community!


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Dr. Judi Bloom on Relationships, Divorce and Starting Over

2012-04-13
Length: 47s

Noted psychologist, Dr. Judi Bloom, joins us from Los Angeles to discuss relationships, divorce and dating and starting over post divorce. Dr. Judi, as she is known to fans of her weekly radio show called Therapy Thursday on KLLY-FM in California, is an expert in relationships, addiction, depression and anxiety disorders.

During the second half of the program, Lesley wonders if it's proper to go to an ex's aunt's funeral and Steve is tormented with having to go to his son's graduation from college after not seeing his ex in three years since his divorce.  Joanie shares how she has dealt with these same situations during the course of her divorce and offers a more mature approach.

For more on Dr. Bloom visit: www.DrJudiBloom.com.  Be sure to "like" us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat, and feel free to drop us a line at DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com.

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Telling the Kids You're Getting a Divorce

2012-04-11
Length: 16s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, Dr. Joshua Ehrlich joins the program to discuss telling the kids your getting a divorce.  Dr. Ehrlich has a sub-specialty in divorce-related consultation and treatment and has worked with high-conflict divorces for over 20 years and provides therapy, mediation, parent coordination, and custody evaluations.

Telling the kids can be one of the more painful processes of divorce, and rightly so.  Children of all ages may have a problem coming to terms with the fact that their parents are divorcing and Dr. Ehrlich provides us with advice on how we can tell them in a way to minimize damage. (This program was recorded at TDE 2012.)

Topics in the program include:

Is there a better age for a child to learn about divorce? At what point should you tell the kids about your divorce? What to say to the kids and the importance of having both parents present What not to say to your children How much does your child need to know? And much more

For more on Joshua Ehrlich, visit: http://www.joshuaehrlichphd.com

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The Upbeat Dad Organization - Empowering Dads & Supporting Families

2012-04-10
Length: 23s

This episode was recorded at TDE 2012 and features Rodrick Walters of The Upbeat Dad Organization based out of Miami, Florida. This is a great program for ALL dads to listen to and moms as well.  If you know a father who's not being all he can be for the sake of his kids, please share this program with them.

Rodrick went through a devastating divorce in the early 2000s. His little girl was just three at the time and there were  challenges that greatly reduced parenting time with his daughter, especially when his ex moved out of state.  Some dads lose touch with their children due to the circumstances of their divorce and Rodrick encouraged dads to stay involved in the lives of their children. 

Marital separation and divorce are challenging but they do not have to be destructive.  With the Upbeat Dad approach, fathers can stay connected with their children and have a powerful impact in their life. This program is about manning up to be a good father. Our kids need us in their lives and we need them in ours.

For more on The Upbeat Dad Organization, visit: www.TheUpbeatDad.com.

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Increase the Odds of Staying Married a Second Time

2012-04-05
Length: 48s

Lesley is on Spring Break and Joanie & Steve are holding down the fort in this episode of Single Again! Now What?

The show starts with Joanie providing tips from her forthcoming article in the Huffington Post on how to increase the odds of staying married a second or even third time.  As usual, there's fun and laughs as Joanie and Steve share personal stories and thoughts.

PLEASE Like Us!  (Sounds desperate doesn't it?)  We want to connect on a personal level with our listeners, and our new Facebook page gives us the opportunity to meet and hear from you.  You can join our community at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat.  Also, feel free to write Joanie, Lesley or Steve at DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com.  We do this show for you, and you're just like us... people post divorce, reinventing themselves and working to create a very cool new chapter in our life.  Cheers!

 

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Kids Need Both Parents - Dads & Moms of Michigan

2012-04-05
Length: 13s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, we're broadcasting from The Divorce Expo 2012 and our guests are John Langlois and Brian Jones of Dads & Moms of Michigan (DMM).

DMM is a non-profit organization providing information, education, and knowledge to effectively use available resources, to all Michigan parents desirous of remaining actively involved in the lives of their minor children both during and after a divorce or similar domestic relations action.  People living outside the state can also join the organization for access to their online resources. Dads and Moms believes kids need both parents and they provide resources to help families during and post divorce.

Dads & Moms of Michigan:

Provides Divorce | Shared / Co Parenting Educational Resources and Services to Michigan Parents. Hosts Shared Parenting Support Groups Hosts Family Law Symposiums Provides a well maintained Online Library Provides a Member Crisis Hot Line Works with State and County agencies to Promote Shared | Co-Parenting And Hosts Educational Divorce | Shared / Co Parenting Workshops

Every state should aim to emulate the wonderful resources offered by Dads & Moms of Michigan.  For more information, visit: http://www.dadsandmomsofmichigan.org

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Find the "Right Fit" Attorney for a More Peaceful Divorce

2012-04-04
Length: 46s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio from TDE 2012, Steve chats with California attorney Mark Baer. The topic is finding the "right fit" attorney for your divorce.

Marks Baer believes we need more problem-solving attorneys, and, unfortunately, they don't teach this skill in law school.  Mark provides tips on finding a "right fit" attorney.  He also shares his personal story of growing up in a family with a high conflict divorce, which resulted in the loss of contact with his father. Baer understands divorce from a unique perspective and is one of the leading divorce attorneys in the country.

Topics in the program include::

Finding the "right fit" Problem Solving Attorney for your case

How to tell if your attorney has good client management skills The fallout for children of divorce and how it affects them later in life Why parental alienation may not always be parental alienation Why the divorce rate continues to rise in 2nd and 3rd marriages Should you keep or sell the house during divorce?

For more on Mark Baer, visit: http://www.markbaeresq.com.

·         Should you keep or sell the house during divorce?

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Becoming the Most Awesome Single Dad

2012-04-01
Length: 52s

Becoming the most awesome single dad is our new episode of The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch. Dads often get under played in society and the media…..Disney dads, born again fathers, dads that disappear from their children’s lives…..and then there’s our guest Joel Schwartzberg.

Joel is an award-winning humorist, personal essayist and screenwriter whose work has appeared in Newsweek, The New York Times Magazine, New Jersey Monthly, The New York Post, The New York Daily News, The Star Ledger, Babble.com, and in the flimsy pages of regional parenting magazines around the country.  He’s the author of The 40-Year-Old Version: Humoirs of a Divorced Dad, a unique and award-winning collection of funny and personal essays that examine how divorce reinvents relationships with kids and one's own sense of Dadhood.

Joel offers great tips and insights on being a part-time Dad in a full-time life -- a meaningful interview for any parent, particularly the millions who've gone through divorce with their senses of humor intact.

Topics include:

Putting a spin a heart wrenching situation and finding the humor in life "Lazy Dadurday" offer a glimpse into those special moments and new routines with dad after a split Top Ten Things Divorced Dads Need to Realize What Remarried Dads Owe Their Stepmom Wives And so much more….

More about Joel’s book, The 40 Year-Old Version can be found at: BookForDad.com

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The Breakdown of a Breakup

2012-03-31
Length: 27s

This program was recorded at The Divorce Expo in March, 2012, and features Singer/Songwriter, Terry Radigan.  Radigan debuted her first solo record, Radigan, which was released in 2000, and was praised by the likes of Billboard, Rolling Stone, People Magazine, and Mademoiselle, among others. Since then, Radigan has had her songs recorded by powerhouses, Faith Hill, Trisha Yearwood, Pam Tillis, Patty Loveless, Anuna, City High, Vinyl Pinups, and many more.

Fast forward to 2012, and you’ll find Radigan's latest album, The Breakdown of a BreakupThe album is a candid story of the breakup of a twenty-year relationship; sorrow, anger, wilderness, and the final phase of empowerment and moving on.

Terry shares her personal breakup story and tells how writing her new album was a form of therapy.  (The good news is, writers write some of their biggest hits during a breakup, and this album is awesome!)  And if you find yourself going through divorce, you'll totally relate to her songs.

In this podcast, we feature two songs from Terry's new album, Love Wouldn't Lie To Me  and Not Giving Up On Love.  For more on Terry and her music, visit: www.TerryRadigan.com.

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Does Your Life Have Purpose & Meaning? - How Relationships Work

2012-03-29
Length: 50s

On this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Mark Banschick, M.D., Dr. James Hollis joins us and provides insight into our lives and relationships.

James Hollis, Ph.D., taught Humanities for 26 years in various colleges and universities before retraining as a Jungian analyst at the Jung Institute of Zurich, Switzerland.  He is a licensed Jungian analyst in private practice, in Houston, Texas, where he is also Executive Director of the Jung Educational Center of Houston. Dr. Hollis has published eleven books with total sales well over 100,000 copies, the most recent being Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life (Gotham Books/Penguin).

What is your life's purpose, and does it have  meaning?  What happens when we get off purpose?  Dr. Hollis helps us understand how we can be our worst enemy.  Much of our current unrest can be attributed to our experiences as children and young adults.  The paradox is that the adaptations that were necessary during childhood  often stand as the imprisoning behaviors and values later in life.

Have you ever asked yourself the question, "If I'm doing all the right things, why doesn't it feel right inside?"  How do we inherit our past, and how is it affecting our current life?  These questions, as well as thoughts on marriage and relationships, are discussed in this episode. 

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2Houses Organizational System for Separated Parents

2012-03-29
Length: 12s

This week, Divorce Source Radio will be featuring shows recorded the The Divorce Expo in Novi Michigan.  You'll be hearing from presenters as well as exhibitors, offering unique products and services to those going through or post divorce.

This program features a unique online organizational product designed to help keep divorced couples organized. 2Houses.com helps Communications between separated or divorced parents.

This online system helps you to manage your parenting schedule, keep track of shared expenses, exchange school, after-school activities, medical, and other types of information.

This program features 2Houses founder, Gill Ruidant who traveled from Belgium to attend the show.  For more information, visit: www.2Houses.com.

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Spring Open Forum on Single Again! Now What?

2012-03-27
Length: 45s

Spring has sprung, and Joanie in Massachusetts, Lesley in Atlanta, and Steve in Detroit are lovin' it!

We're calling this episode our Spring Open Forum as we touch on a ton of topics.  We talk about disappointments when life doesn't go your way. We then shift into sports, and as it turns out, Joanie and Lesley are avid sports fans.

Topics discussed in this episode include:

Do men prefer women who like sports? Do men like to shop, and how do you shop for a man? Hormone Replacement Therapy thoughts from last week's show Does sex bring you closer to your mate? How would you feel if your ex died?

We're like a tennis ball at Wimbledon, changing topics left and right.  Don't forget to visit our new Facebook page and "Like" us. Email questions, comments, or show suggestions to DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com, or phone them in to our listener line, at (248) 686-2256.

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Dealing with Emotional and Sexual Obstacles after Divorce

2012-03-22
Length: 42s

Getting over divorce and the emotional feelings that go along with it isn't easy.  In this episode of Sex after Divorce with Juliana Neiman, we take a look at emotional obstacles that might prevent us from moving forward into healthy sexual relationships.

Some may enter into a new relationship only to find themselves still harboring feelings of low self-esteem and fear that their new relationship will go the same path as their last one.  By confronting our emotional issues up front and gaining a better understanding of ourselves, our fears and negative feelings fade away.

Juliana also addresses sexual emotions and fears that cause some people to feel insecure about becoming sexually involved with a new partner, and we discuss how to feel more comfortable with our own sexuality.

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How do Psychological Evaluations Work during Divorce?

2012-03-19
Length: 21s

On this episode of "Ask Henry" with family law attorney Henry Gornbein, a listener phones in a question regarding psychological evaluations.  Henry answers the listener's question and goes on to provide a better understanding of what psychological evaluations are and how they work during a divorce from the legal perspective.

If you have a question you would like to answer on a future show, email your question to DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com or phone your question into our Listener Line at (248) 686-2256.

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The Role Hormones Play in Relationships, Health & Your Life

2012-03-15
Length: 54s

So how are you feeling post divorce?  How's your energy, weight or mood?  If you're feeling in a funk, it may be more than just your divorce, it could be a hormone imbalance.

As we age, both men and women's hormone levels change.  This can result in depression, weight loss/gain, and reduced mental acuity. The loss of healthy hormone levels in women account for their menopause and the reduction of male hormones can cause andropause in men.  Women don't have to suffer through menopause and men don't have to suffer depression and erectile dysfunction.

Balanced hormone levels in couples can equal a closer, loving  bond, and in this episode of Single Again! Now What?, world renowned anti aging physician, Dr. Edward Lichten, joins the show to tell us why.

Joanie, Lesley and Steve talk to Dr. Lichten about:

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) The health benefits of healthy hormone levels The ill effects of declining hormone levels How hormones can increase your sex drive The risks of HRT Our toxic environment And more.

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Have You Suffered Trauma?

2012-03-14
Length: 30s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Mark Banschick, M.D., we discuss Trauma.  Most of us has heard of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, a severe form of trauma.  This is triggered by a severe event such a car accident, or the trauma of a battlefield.

We're going to discuss the most common form, Complex Trauma, and see how it can creep into our relationships.  Complex trauma can occur as a result of domestic violence or from suffering a trauma at an early age and now in adulthood, issues trigger past trauma. So the question is, have you been traumatized and if so, is there treatment available?

Once you recognize your triggers you can begin the process of detoxifying the trauma.  Dr. Banschick believes that traumas can be treated with much success and offers hope for a peaceful future. 

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Can Divorce Cause Sickness & Disease?

2012-03-11
Length: 46s

Stress not only affects our mental wellbeing, but our physical health as well.  Our guest, Dr. Vivien Brown a family physician and Vice President for MEDISYS Health Group, Inc., in charge of Medical Affairs (http://www.medisys.ca/) explores the impact of stress on the body and how you can actually prevent disease and illness – because “nothing makes you feel more fragile than getting sick.”

Dr. Brown shares with us the importance of preventative medicine and what you can do at a time when your body is most vulnerable.   An award winner for teaching on many levels, Dr. Brown’s major interests are in the area of health promotion and prevention for women, and continuing medical education. She is particularly focused in the area of Adult Immunization and Vaccine Preventable Illness.

Topics include:

The impact of stress on the immune system on our lives Focusing on a healthy lifestyle and understanding modifiable risks Health promotion and health prevention The importance of a fitness program Important immunizations Coping with depression

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Internet Dating, Singapore and More

2012-03-08
Length: 56s

On this episode of Single Again! Now What?, Joanie, Lesley and Steve discuss internet dating.  The trio talk about their experiences and thoughts about this popular dating trend for the single again crowd.

Is dating after divorce different for men than women?  How do you go from meeting on a dating site to meeting in person?  Is face-to-face Skyping a better way to find a love interest?  We cover it all and much more.  We also touch on the topic of loneliness after divorce, and, as usual, we do it with plenty of laughs.  We also give a shout out to our friends listening in Singapore.  (We love Singapore!)

The program includes a visit from Cindy Sample, author of Dying for a Date and the sequel, Dying for a Dance.  Her books are receiving rave reviews.  Author Linda Lovely raves:  "In Cindy Sample's newest humor-packed mystery, the author packages her whodunit puzzle in the glittering wrapper of ballroom dance competition.  With pacing as energetic as a mambo, Dying for a Dance will have readers turning pages to see if the feisty single mom can calm a Bridezilla gal pal, squeeze in lip locks with a hunky detective, save her bank and her job, and figure out who is murdering dance instructors. Laughs abound along with ample thrills. When this dance ends, you'll applaud."

Be sure to "like" us on our new Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SingleAgainNowWhat and feel free to write the show at DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com.

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Getting Over Victim Mentality After Divorce

2012-03-05
Length: 41s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, Certified Divorce Coach & Master Energy Practitioner, Karen McMahon, is our guest and helps us understand Victim Mentality.

Many people fee victimized after going through divorce and victimization is counterproductive in moving forward with our new life.  When people feel victimized, their focus is centered on themselves and their personal energy becomes very low and destructive.

Karen teaches us how to shift out of victim mentality by addressing the following topics:

Realizing that getting angry is a step in the right direction How to change your thoughts from why you can't to why you can Understanding the first step is awareness How to detach from conflict into detachment The role forgiveness plays is detaching from victim mentality And much more.

Ultimately, we all want to live in peace and joy.  We need to get past conflict, into forgiveness and then to compassion.  Once we reach that place, we can live in peace and move towards a more joyful life with less negative energy in our lives.

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The Benefits of Taking a Personality Assessment test

2012-03-01
Length: 58s

Joanie, Lesley and Steve take an online personality assessment test to determine their personality traits. This is a fun test that listeners can take as well for more insight into their traits and what they should be looking for in a partner.  Joanie's labeled a S. D. I., Lesley a I.D., and Steve's a I/SD.  So what in the world does that mean and can knowing our personality traits help us improve relationships? 

The online assessment test takes you only about 15-20 minutes to complete. It provides concise, yet very helpful insights based on your answers. The assessment also includes charts and your scores. Don't look at this as a test as this is something you can't fail. There are no right or wrong answers, just your individual preferences.

So come along for the ride as we get a better handle on what makes us tick. Only Joanie, Lesley and Steve can make test taking fun!  ;)  For more on the Single Again! Now What! show, "follow us" and add some pithy comments on our new Facebook Page. Write our hosts at: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com or phone in a question or comment to our Listener Line at (248) 686-2256

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How Sexuality Changes with Age and How to Communicate Your Sexual Needs

2012-02-29
Length: 49s

In this episode of Sex after Divorce with Juliana Neiman, our topic is Better Sexual Communications and How Sexuality Changes with Age.

In most cases of divorce, there had been a breakdown in how partners communicate their sexual needs leaving them frustrated and unfulfilled.  This program helps us understand how sexuality changes with age.  Communicating your sexual needs to your new partner is a way to reignite your sexuality regardless of your age.

Topics in the program include:

How divorce can affect your sexual self esteem How to provide feedback to your partner Sexual questionnaire with questions to ask yourself And much more.

Also discussed in the program are three books recommended by Juliana which are available from our Recommended Reading tab.  The books are: Secrets of the Sexually Satisfied Woman: Ten Keys to Unlocking Ultimate Pleasure by Dr. Laura Berman, From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Profound New Vision of Growing Older by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Sensual Sex: Awakening Your Senses and Deepening the Passion in Your Relationship by Beverly Engle.

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The Smart Divorce Resource Toolkit Winner is Announced along with a Special Offer to DSR Listeners

2012-02-29
Length: 8s

Announcing the Winner of The Smart Divorce Resource ToolKit!

Thank you to everyone who listened and “Liked” the program – How to Save Time, Money and Your Sanity When Going Through Divorce. Steve Peck announces the winner in this program and tells how other listeners can receive a special price exclusive to DSR listeners.  ("If you're going through divorce, you need this program." - Steve Peck)

Tune in and hear who won, and more about The Smart Divorce Resource ToolKit.  Order your copy of The Smart Divorce Resource ToolKit and save!  Just mention that you heard about the program on Divorce Source Radio, and receive your ToolKit for only $49 – a 25% savings off the regular price of $64.99.  Start saving your time, money and your sanity when going through divorce today by emailing info@thesmartdivorce.com 

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A Great Relationship -- A How to Guide to Get There Again

2012-02-27
Length: 38s

Have you ever stopped to think why the divorce rate rises with each subsequent marriage, or why seemingly great relationships don’t work?

In this episode of The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch, Deborah and Steve Peck discuss relationships – what’s great and what isn’t.  All too often people fall into the same relationship patterns – they get involved with the same “type” that didn’t work for them previously like physical appearance or character traits. 

 Today’s conversation includes:

5 Significant messages to be mindful of Avoid repeating the bad relationship patterns A candid story of Steve Peck’s relationship mistakes Deborah shares how she overcame her relationship immaturity

An interesting and informative show filled with insight and candor.   Deborah speaks to the article she wrote Midlife Divorce: Blame it on Your Parents? http://www.more.ca/relationships/single-life/midlife-divorce-blame-it-on-your-parents/a/33856

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The Divorce Expo Detroit - Preview Show 1

2012-02-24
Length: 55s

This is a Special Divorce Expo Detroit PreviewJoost Allard of The Divorce Expo (TDE) joins us with a show update and we chat with some of the speakers who will be presenting on the weekend of March 24 - 25.

Tickets are only $35.00 for the weekend event and an optional mixer will take place the night of the 24th.  Over 50 of the nations leading experts will be presenting during this power packed weekend.  Weather contemplating, going through or post divorce, you'll find what you are looking for at The Divorce Expo, For more information, visit: www.TheDivorceExpo.com.

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Learning Disabilities - Is School Helping or Hurting Children?

2012-02-22
Length: 54s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Mark Banschick, M.D., we discuss learning disabilities in children and help identify signs that a child may be in trouble.  If you suspect your child is having difficulty in school due to the stress of divorce or a learning disability, it's important to get them tested and identify the problem as soon as possible.

Getting your child into a set routine is a great way to balance their life. Good sleeping, eating, and study habits are critical to your child's wellbeing, and Dr. Banschick provides an example of what this looks like.

 We also identify common learning disabilities and provide options for treatment, including prescribed medication.  5% of children in school today are dealing with ADHD.  If you suspect that your child may be exhibiting signs of ADD, ADHD, or a learning disability, know that you're not alone--evaluation and help are available.  Be proactive in getting help for your child.

Topics in the program include:

Setting a routine for your child How to create an environment conducive to study at home Working with teachers to identify and support your child's needs The different types of learning disabilities Defining ADD and available treatment options How ADD affects kids in school ADD kids are at a higher risk for drug and alcohol abuse The hyperactive child And much more.

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Tap Into Reducing the Stress of Divorce

2012-02-19
Length: 33s

There's a new relatively new way of achieving stress reduction and it based on the same principles that have been used for thousands of years in acupuncture.  It's called EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique,) and results are delivered without the needles of acupuncture.  To achieve the stress-relieving benefits of EFT, all one needs to know is how to tap. 

As simple as this sounds, "tapping" different parts of your body has produced remarkable clinical results of stress reduction and is used by many Major League athletes, as well as business professionals.  Divorce is one of the most stressful situations we face in life, so the potential benefits from EFT could help thousands of our listeners.

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, Brad Yates, an expert in EFT, joins us and explains how we might benefit from tapping.  Brad has had the privilege and pleasure of working with a diverse group of clients, from CEOs to professional and NCAA athletes, from chiropractors and psychiatrists to corporate and federal attorneys, from award-winning actors to residents at a program for homeless men and women in Santa Monica.  Brad is the author of the best-selling children's book, "The Wizard's Wish," the co-author of the best-seller, "Freedom at Your Fingertips," a featured expert in the film, “The Tapping Solution” (along with Jack Canfield, Bob Proctor, Dr. Norman Shealy and Dr. Bruce Lipton,) and has been heard internationally on a number of internet radio talk shows.

Tapping is not just for adults.  Our children can benefit from EFT, as well.  For more information on Brad Yates, visit his website at www.BradYates.net.  So, what are you waiting for?  Let's get tapping!

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What's Your Love Language?

2012-02-16
Length: 47s

In episode #8 of Single Again! Now What?, Joanie, Lesley and Steve explore "The 5 love Languages", based around the book "The 5 Love Languages" by Dr. Gary Chapman

After many years of counseling, Dr. Chapman noticed a pattern: everyone he had ever counseled had a “love language,” a primary way of expressing and interpreting love. He also discovered that, for whatever reason, people are usually drawn to those who speak a different love language than their own.

Of the countless ways we can show love to one another, five key categories, or five love languages, proved to be universal and comprehensive—everyone has a love language, and we all identify primarily with one of the five love languages: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, and Physical Touch.

Joanie, Lesley and Steve took the 5 Love Languages assessment on www.5LoveLanguages.com and discuss their results.  The question is... what love language do you speak?  You'll have a better idea by the end of this program and catch a few laughs in the process.

Visit the Single Again! Now What? Facebook page to see pictures and learn more about our hosts by Clicking Here.  And be sure to "Like Us"... we really liked being liked.  ;)  Thanks for listening!

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The Emotionally Abused Male, Parental Alienation & Dealing with an Incarcerated Ex

2012-02-14
Length: 59s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, Psychologist, Dr. Larry Friedberg, returns to answer listener questions.

 

Topics in the program include:

 

The Emotionally Abused Male:  Does your relationship with your girlfriend or wife leave you feeling bad about yourself?  Do you frequently feel misunderstood, rejected, vilified and devalued in your relationship?  Do you feel trapped or stuck?  Do you believe it’s possible for men to be emotionally abused by women?  Believe it.  It happens all the time.  The stereotype of an abusive relationship is that of a man physically beating a woman.  Society has yet to acknowledge the vast number of women who emotionally abuse men.  In fact, the men who are being abused oftentimes don’t realize that their wife’s or girlfriend’s behavior is abusive.   A listener phones in his question to Dr. Friedberg.

 

Parental Alienation:  A listener writes Dr. Friedberg regarding her ex's attempt to alienate their children from her.  She is without money or resources and is looking for guidance on how to deal with this situation.

 

Dealing with an Incarcerated Ex:  Divorce is never easy.  Imagine trying to raise your children on your own, with no help from your ex, because he is in prison for molesting your young daughter's girlfriend.  Dr. Friedberg answers a difficult listener question.

 

If you would like to ask Dr. Friedberg a question, write us at: DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com or phone your question into our Listener Line at (248) 686-2256.  For more on Dr. Larry Friedberg, visit: www.DrLarryFriedberg.com.

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Making the Most of Valentine's Day

2012-02-13
Length: 46s

Valentine's Day can be difficult for anyone going through divorce or even people who have been divorced for years but haven't fully let go of their past relationship.

Juliana Neiman shares how Valentine's Day can be a holiday filled with opportunity rather than one filled with grief in this episode of Sex after Divorce.  Valentine's Day can provide an opportunity for growth and reflection, it can also be a time to pamper and love yourself more.

Topics in the program include:

Finding friends or family to spend time with Volunteering as a means of getting outside yourself and sharing love with others Giving yourself the gift of acceptance Ways to pamper yourself on Valentine's Day Learning to feel comfortable about being alone And much more.

Happy Valentine's Day!

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Opposites Attract and Opposites Attack

2012-02-09
Length: 51s

It's time for another fun and insightful program on Single Again! Now What? with Joanie Winberg, Lesley Hatfield, and Steve Peck!

In this episode, we discuss the adage, Opposites Attract.  However, in many such relationships, after the attraction, the opposite personalities can seem to attack.  Why do we tend to be attracted to others who are so different than us?  Do they fill the void of qualities we wish we had?  Even more interesting is how what we were once attracted to can later repel us.

Single Again! Now What? now has its own Facebook Fan Page.  Come join our community, and share your thoughts and suggestions with us. We'd love to hear from you!  Click here, and "Like" our page, and join our community.  We look forward to chatting with you soon!

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How to Save Time, Money and Your Sanity When Going Through Divorce

2012-02-08
Length: 49s

The very word “divorce” conjures up fear, sadness, anger, confusion and, for some, relief.  But the reality of what divorce really looks like and means with all of its implications are not always clear.  With close to 50% of marriages ending in divorce, we need to better employ strategies that will keep everyone, including those caught in the middle – often the children – moving towards a better life. Divorce can be a beginning even if it looks like an end

No matter who you are, what your finances look like, whether you have children or working through issues, divorce can be complex and complicated, but it doesn’t need to be.  Almost all of us have questions, deal with problems and are faced with the myriad of concerns as we navigate the maze of divorce. 

Hear Deborah Moskovitch and Steve Peck discuss the concerns and questions most of us have through divorce and the importance of making smart decisions – all with the help of The Smart Divorce Resource ToolKit.

Topics include:

The emotional, legal and finances of divorce Smart Co-Parenting Rebuilding your life to build a better future Coping with divorce in the workplace Understanding workplace stress How organizations can help employees  stay mindful on the job

“Like” Divorce Source Radio on Facebook between February 8-15 to enter your name in a draw to win a copy of The Smart Divorce Resource ToolKit.  But, even if you don’t win the free ToolKit, it’s still a win, email info@thesmartdivorce.com to place an order and mention you heard about it on Divorce Source Radio to receive a 10% discount! To preview the program click on the link - http://wp.me/pbONe-gF

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Lies We Tell Ourselves During Divorce

2012-02-06
Length: 48s

Have you ever believed something negative about yourself, or felt "stuck" in life?  What's the worst kind of lie?  The one we tell ourselves. In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, our guests are Victoria Wynn and Laura Campbell.

Victoria and Laura both serve as successful divorce coaches, and Victoria speaks openly about the lies she had told herself after her divorce from a 16-year marriage.  One of Victoria's lies was, "Because I'm a single mom of five kids, I won't find a good, devoted man to be my partner." She goes on to share the truth she ultimately learned: "Because I'm a single mom of five, I know how to love deeply, sacrifice, serve, and create unity."

Victoria created The Lies I tell Myself Project after realizing the need for a custom-tailored process that explains how to know if you're lying to yourself, and most importantly: A way to figure out what the beautiful truth about yourself really is.

Laura Campbell is an author and Divorce & Life Reinvention Coach, supporting women who want to regroup, renew and reinvent themselves before, during and after divorce.  Laura has made her life one of dedication and devotion to those unsure of how to get where they really want to go... and her results are phenomenal!  Together, these two women are making a difference in the lives of hundreds going through divorce.

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Is Dating after Divorce Easier for Men or Women - Single Again! Now What? - Episode #6

2012-02-02
Length: 51s

In this episode of Single Again! Now What?, Joanie, Lesley and Steve discuss Dating after Divorce, is it easier for men or women?

Some think it's easier for women because men flock to them, and women have the opportunity to say yes or no.  Lesley talks about the discomfort of being single and alone at a restaurant or bar when guys feel that because she is alone, they have the right to approach her.

Steve doesn't see anything wrong approaching a single woman at the bar if she is not wearing a ring as long as it's done tastefully, and Joanie helps us understand why we do what we do.  What would we do without Joanie?

Come along for the fun as we learn, laugh, love and give a "shout out" to Singapore on Single Again! Now What? Episode #6

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Is it Appropriate to Medicate Due to The Anxiety and Depression of Divorce?

2012-01-31
Length: 21s

Under guidance from a health professional, medication can relieve some of the symptoms of anxiety, but it requires non-drug treatments to produce lasting changes and continuing relief from anxiety. Medication doesn't cure the underlying problem and is usually not a long-term solution. Anxiety medications also come with side effects and safety concerns, including the risk of addiction.

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce, Mark Banschick, M.D., discusses when drug therapy is deemed appropriate, but also offers healthy alternatives such as meditation, exercise and a healthy diet.  Many are surprised to learn that some natural alternatives may work as well as medication.  Dr. Banschick believes each patient is unique, and therefore, what suits one patient may not work for another.  This program provides options so that you can make a more informed decision regarding your mental and physical health.

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What's New at Divorce Source Radio in 2012?

2012-01-30
Length: 7s

The Pecking Order is where you'll find what's going on in and around Divorce Source Radio.

Divorce Source Radio founder and host, Steve Peck, provides show updates and gives a shout out to Singapore.  You heard right, DSR has a large following there and Steve wants to know who's listening.

Steve also talks about the upcoming Divorce Expo on March 24th and 25th in Michigan, and invites listeners to come to the show and party with him at the mixer the night of March 24th.  Divorce Source Radio will be recording shows from the expo and we hope to see you there.  For more on the show, visit: www.TheDivorceExpo.com.

Finally, Steve talks about the shows on DSR including our New Show, Single Again! Now What? and encourages listeners to "like" our Facebook page, "follow" us on Twitter and visit our website  at www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

As always, thanks for listening and trusting us.  We believe in you and your future!

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A woman's Guide to Life After Loss

2012-01-29
Length: 43s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, Steve speaks with the author of the bestselling book "Now That He's Gone - A Financial Therapist's Guide to Life After Loss", Beverly Tobocman.

Beverly's book was written to inspire and comfort "suddenly single" women everywhere.  "Now That He's Gone" retells amazing stories of women who build emotional and financial security after losing their man and provides a straightforward blueprint for achieving inner peace and rebuilding life as a single.

Topics in the program include:

How to shift your attitude from one of loss to one of challenge and opportunity The question YOU must answer to live happily ever after Deciding whether to keep or sell the marital home How fears trick you into giving up The power of gratitude and the wisdom of letting go Are you going to be okay? And much more …

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Single Again! Now What? Episode #5 - The Stress of Divorce

2012-01-27
Length: 24s

They're baaack!  Our fun-loving trio is back together to bring you another episode of fun and deep thoughts.  This time, the discussion turns to The Stress of Divorce - The Price for Peace.

Joanie Winberg, Lesley Hatfield and Steve Peck talk about the personal stress they experienced when going through their own divorces and discuss ways to make your divorce less stressful.

Stress is no laughing matter, but somehow, Joanie, Lesley and Steve find a way to laugh at themselves and share what they learned through the process of divorce.  As they say, "laughter is the best medicine," and this show is the perscription for your wellbeing.

Join Joanie, Lesley and Steve weekly for Single Again! Now What?  And if you ever have a question or show suggestion, write them at DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com.

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Can Divorce Cause Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

2012-01-25
Length: 49s

Did you know that PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, affects more than just service members in the military?  PTSD results from exposure to a traumatic event, such as divorce – which could impact on how children’s lives unfold. 

Dr. Robert J. Cipriano Jr. (www.simcipgroup.com), a preeminent Licensed Psychologist in Florida who specializes in police psychology and works for one of the largest police departments in the Southeastern part of the United States, shares his knowledge, experience and expertise on this manageable and treatable disorder.

Dr. Cipriano draws on his years of field experience to explain how trauma and violence can impact an individual’s psychological wellbeing; specifically recognizing signs and symptoms of the disorder, how it manifests, and how to work and interact with those who may suffer from it.

Topics include:

How to recognize the symptoms of PTSD How stigma affects those that suffer from PTSD Growing up in a household with someone who has PTSD Helping children cope when a parent has PTSD The myths and magical thoughts that others may have surrounding PTSD, especially stigma Enhancing of Communication Skills & Interpersonal Relations

Join Deborah and Steve on the journey to understand this disorder.  Could you or a loved one have experienced PTSD as a result of a high conflict divorce or a traumatic event in your past?  Listen and learn, as Dr. Cipriano so wisely comments – “Education is empowerment, and empowerment can overcome fear, hopelessness and helplessness”.

Dr. Cipriano can be reached at info@SIMCIPGROUP.COM

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Personal Protection Orders during Divorce

2012-01-23
Length: 42s

A personal protection order (PPO) is an order issued by the court. In situations where there is a domestic relationship, it can protect you from harassment, assault, beating, molesting, wounding, or stalking by another person. It provides police to prevent a crime before it happens, by preventing the other person from purchasing a firearm or interfering with your daily activities. The order can also prohibit him/her from entering your premises and removing minor children unless the removal is part of a court parenting time order.

In this episode of "Ask Henry", with attorney Henry Gornbein, we take a closer look at Personal protection orders from all sides.  Whether you are the one seeking the order or are on the receiving end, we cover all sides in this program.

Topics Include:

How to acquire a protection order
What the order means and the legal ramifications of violating an order
What to do if an order expires and you still fear for your safety The repercussions for filing a false Protection Order What to do if you feel you are wrongly served a protection order
How to have a protection order against you dismissed How the courts view Protection Orders And much more.

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Single Again! Now What? Episode #4 - Ego

2012-01-21
Length: 32s

We're back with episode #4 of Single Again! Now What? with Joanie, Lesley and Steve.

Join the fun as we explore the ego and how it affects our daily life and relationships. We talk about Eckhart Tolle's books in this show, as much of his work is related to letting go of an unhealthy ego.

Nothing will kill a relationship more quickly than ego. So the next time you see your ego getting involved in your relationship, get rid of it! If you find yourself defending yourself or not allowing you to really listen, then you need to take a step back. Listen carefully to what’s really being said, and use it to create the most amazing relationship.

As usual, the show is served up with a big helping of laughter, so learn, laugh and love with Joanie, Lesley and Steve on Single Again! Now What?

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Parental Kidnapping

2012-01-19
Length: 33s

In this episode of DSR with Steve Peck, our topic is Parental Kidnapping, and our guest is Maureen Dabbagh, a Virginia Supreme Court Family Mediator specializing in cross-border child custody disputes.

Maureen has experienced Parental Kidnapping firsthand.  Her three-year-old daughter was abducted from the United States and taken to the Middle East by her Syrian ex-husband. Maureen and her daughter had no communication for 17 years.

The reality of family abduction is that it is a form of child endangerment. Children abducted by family members are often forced into the nomadic, unstable lifestyle of a fugitive:  They are taught to hide their real identities under a false name and to avoid and distrust law enforcement and authority figures.

Maureen is the author of "Parental Kidnapping in America:  An Historical & Cultural Analysis."  Through her books, practice, and public appearances, she hopes to educate those experiencing or fearing a family abduction.  You can learn more about Maureen Dabbagh on her Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/maureen.dabbagh.

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Communicating Your Sexual Needs to a New Partner

2012-01-17
Length: 41s

In this episode of Sex after Divorce with Juliana Neiman, we discuss the importance of communicating your sexual needs to a new partner.

Communication is an important part of every healthy relationship, both in and out of the bedroom. Juliana teaches us how to communicate our sexual desires openly with our new partner and shares ways to keep the romance alive for years to come.

Communicating your needs can be done verbally or non-verbally, the important part is that you and your partner understand what each other's needs are.  Common stressors such as money problems or work issues can be enemies of sexual desire and Juliana shares how to put your problems on hold, if but for a short while, so you can enjoy healthy sex and intimacy with your partner.

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Understanding Parental Alienation

2012-01-15
Length: 45s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Mark Banschick M.D., we explore Parental Alienation with clinical and forensic psychologist, Dr. Abe Worenklien.

Parental alienation is a social dynamic, generally occurring due to divorce or separation, when a child expresses unjustified hatred or unreasonably strong dislike of one parent, making access by the rejected parent difficult or impossible. These feelings may be influenced by negative comments by the other parent and by the characteristics, such as lack of empathy and warmth, of the rejected parent.

Many people learned of parental alienation when a tape of actor, Alec Baldwin, was leaked to the press by his former wife. To the uninformed ear, Alec sounded overly harsh in a message he left to his ten-year old daughter.  Alec, apologetic for his harsh words, explains his behavior as a result of the growing frustration of being a "targeted" parent in his book A Promise to Ourselves: A Journey Through Fatherhood and Divorce. (This book is available in our bookstore under the "Recommended Reading" tab).

This is a "must hear" program for any parent going through divorce and Dr. Worenkien provides insight of why a seemingly "normal" parent might attempt to drive their child away from their biological mother or father during or after divorce.

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Ten Signs Your Spouse May be Planning to Divorce You

2012-01-14
Length: 33s

In this episode of The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch, we discuss The Ten Signs that Your Spouse May be Planning to Divorce You.

Many times, especially in long-term relationships, spouses drift apart.  They may not be having sex much, if at all, and their intimate conversations and sharing of day-to-day life experiences may cease to exist.

You would think that these signs, alone, would be enough to cause partners to wonder if their relationship was in trouble.  It seems, however, that this pattern of distancing themselves was a slow, eroding process, and for some, they feel it was the normal progression of a long-term relationship.

If you and your partner have lost the connection that you once shared, it's possible that your partner has considered, or could even be planning, a divorce, without your having any knowledge of it.  Deborah reveals the signs that your spouse might be seeking a divorce, as originally mentioned in The Globe and Mail article, by Tralee Pearce.

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"What can we Reasonably Expect from the Legal System During Divorce

2012-01-11
Length: 29s

In this episode of "Ask Henry," with attorney Henry Gornbein, our question is, "What can we reasonably expect from the legal system, including Attorneys, Judges, Friend of the Court, and Mediators?"

Henry walks us through the steps of determining what you should expect from your attorney and what you should be looking for when selecting one. The conversation then shifts to reasonable expectations for the judge overseeing your case.  Judges are all different and rule as such.  Another part of the family law system is the Friend of The Court, and Henry helps us understand the system.

Finally, we take a look at what you can expect from a family law mediator.  The court process during divorce can be daunting, so the more you know early on, the better the possible outcome.

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Single Again! Now What? Episode #3 - Quieting the Mind

2012-01-09
Length: 36s

The fun returns in episode #3 of Single Again! Now What? with Joanie Winberg, Lesley Hatfield and Steve Peck.  As in past shows, we bounce all over the place discussing life's most interesting life topics.

In this show, one of the main topics we discuss is the need to quite our mind in order to truly connect with our "God Source" within.  And then, once again, the conversation bounces back and forth and can go from serious to unbelievably silly in a New York minute.

We can relate to what you are going through. Our shows objective is to lift you up, support and entertain you.  So join us on the Lite Side of divorce weekly on Divorce Source Radio.com.  We'd love to here your thoughts regarding this new show.  Send comments, questions or suggestions to DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com

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Identifying your Sexual Style

2012-01-06
Length: 40s

Couples often avoid sex because their sex life has become dissatisfying or conflictual.  If talking about it is uncomfortable (and for most it is, at least a bit), avoidance can become the path of least resistance. Lack of time is often a convenient excuse. Talking about sexual concerns in a caring way and planning together for sexual revitalization can be the cure for avoidance.

Most couples can work through their sexual frustrations and miscommunications simply by learning to communicate about what is important to them and what works for them and what feels intolerable to them and why

In this episode of Sex after Divorce, Juliana Neiman provides a "statement check -list" to help us to recognize our sexual preferences.  Once we have a better understanding of our sexual desires, the goal is to share our needs with our new partner in a healthy way.

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Does My Teenager Need Treatment?

2012-01-04
Length: 37s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Mark Banschick M.D., we discuss how to tell the difference between an upset teen and a teen that needs treatment, and perhaps medication.

Teenagers are rarely easy. Normal adolescents, bless their hearts, can be moody, demanding, self centered and otherwise preoccupied at the expense of their studies or the family. When things go wrong, it can be rocky going. Depression, eating disorders, oppositional behavior and drug use are just some of the quagmires lying in the way of healthy adolescent development. Treatment can be a Godsend; even medications when appropriate can help many of the problems that teens may face.

So, do we just run to medicate an adolescent when he or she starts to show symptoms during a divorce? The side effects of medications are real, but not doing any treatment may lead to far worse.

The teenage brain is a developing organ that won't reach maturity until twenty-five or so, and the psychological roller coaster of emerging independence and sexuality can be daunting for girls and boys alike. Add a divorce (or any real stress), and figuring out what's going on psychologically can be tricky. While your adolescent may be inherently inconsistent, moody, or test limits, during a divorce there are additional pressures to deal with over which he has little control - like the dissolution of the family as he knows it, perhaps warring parents or just worries about what the future may hold.

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Single Again! Now What? (Episode 2 - 1/2/2012)

2012-01-02
Length: 52s

Start the New Year right with our NEW, UPLIFTING SHOW  on Divorce Source Radio, Single Again! Now What? with Joanie Winberg and Lesley Hatfield.

Divorce can be so serious and bring you down. This show is all about life after divorce and bringing you around.  Our divorced and single hosts deliver a show you can relate to, because we're all in the same place... single and divorced.

Together, we hope to learn, love, and laugh our way through this show and the rest of our lives.  We invite you to come along for the ride.  Feel free to write us with comments, questions, or suggestions to DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com.

Today's Conversation Includes:

Life after the holidays Dealing with unhealthy eating and diet habits Is dating after divorce in the best interest of your children? How to date appropriately for the sake of your kids And much more

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FREE eHarmony Weekend & Our Final Show of 2011

2011-12-29
Length: 5s

Happy New Year!

This is the final broadcast of 2011 and we're going out in style giving our listeners a FREE eHarmony Weekend.

Visit our website at www.DivorceSourceRadio.com and click on the eHarmony banner to get in on this special for DSR listeners.  It's a great way to possibly find the life partner you always dreamed of and at no cost to you.

Also in this episode, DSR founder and host, Steve Peck, provides a year in review for 2011 and tell of new things to come in 2012.

Thank you for being part of our Divorce Source Radio community.  It has been a privilege serving you during this challenging time in your life.  We wish you a healthy, happy and prosperous New Year!

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Single Again! Now What? - New Show Promo

2011-12-27
Length: 20s

Welcome to Single Again! Now What?, a new program on Divorce Source Radio with hosts Joanie Winberg and Lesley Hatfield.

As the title implies, this is a show designed for individuals who have gone through divorce and are looking to rebuild a healthier and happier life than ever before.  The hosts have experienced divorce firsthand and provide thoughts, feelings and advice in a fun uplifting format.

Going through divorce can be one of the darkest times in an individuals life... welcome to the other side!  This show is going to be fun and informative.  Listen weekly on www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

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Organizing your Divorce and Empowering Your New Life

2011-12-25
Length: 43s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, we discuss Organizing your Divorce and Empowering your Your New Life, with our guest, Laura Campbell, of The D Spot.

Laura is a divorce coach and author of The Ultimate Divorce Organizer:  The Complete, Interactive Guide to Achieving the Best Financial and Personal Divorce, a book Steve believes ALL Divorce Source Radio Listeners should have if new to the process of divorce. 

The Ultimate Divorce Organizer is a comprehensive resource for knowing what comes next, preparing for it, and keeping track of all that you will need to accomplish during divorce.  Despite feelings of being overwhelmed, loneliness, confusion and fear, Laura believes this journey can be the catalyst for reclaiming your joy, independence and freedom.  

Topics in the program include:

Dealing with the legal and emotional side of divorce Why avoiding litigation is in your family's best interest How to get what you want out of your new life How to be a better co-parent Ways to improve communication with your ex and future love interests When is the right time to move forward with a new relationship And much more

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Understanding Narcissistic Personality Disorder

2011-12-22
Length: 48s

On this episode of The Intelligent Divorce, Dr. Banschick and Steve Peck speak with Dr. Andrew Klafter, director of psychotherapy training at the University of Cincinnati Residency Training Program.

Dr. Klafter has dedicated much of his research to learning more about Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD).   Narcissistic personality disorder is a condition in which people have an inflated sense of self-importance and an extreme preoccupation with themselves.

Before someone might be classified as being narcissistic, it is important to keep in mind that, like every psychological disorder, narcissistic personality disorder too comes in various degrees.  Going to the extreme, we might argue that each of us has somewhere a narcissist in her/himself.   It even could be said that a narcissistic tendency is important for survival. 

However, in the same context it must be emphasized that, while a narcissistic tendency is constructive, a fully elaborated or developed symptomatic of NPD is nothing but destructive.  So how do you know if your  spouse or even you is a narcissist and what can you do if this is the case?

In this program,  we identify what a NPD is and discuss living with and divorcing a narcissist.  This is not an easy situation to deal with and turns many divorces into a "high conflict" situation requiring special attention.  Dr. Klafter believes a true narcissist can be turned around through therapy and go on to have fulfilling relationships as long as they understand that they have a problem.

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How to Communicate Your Sexual Needs to a New Partner

2011-12-20
Length: 46s

In this episode of Sex after Divorce with Juliana Neiman, we discuss the importance of understanding your sexual needs and communicating them to your new partner.

Poor communication skills among couples is one of the main reasons many marriages fail. Although there are many important topics to communicate about in a relationship, discussing your sexual preferences early on in a new relationship can lead to a healthier and more intimate relationship.

Juliana Neiman has a wonderful way of helping us better understand our sexuality, and you may even want to listen to this program with your new partner. It is our hope that this program leads you to a better understanding of what each other's sexual needs are, and ultimately to greater intimacy.

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Spending Holidays Alone and Beginning New Traditions

2011-12-17
Length: 53s

Divorce Source Radio's Steve Peck has a discussion on spending the holidays alone, with DSR The Smart Divorce host, author and divorce consultant, Deborah Moskovitch.

We share our different backgrounds as we discuss Deborah's experience of being alone during Hanukkah, and Steve's during Christmas.  We also touch on the difficulty of being newly divorced at other major life events and celebrations.

As the program progresses, we become a bit more philosophical, as we discuss why and how couples fall out of love in the first place.  And we ask the question, "Are those in high conflict divorces actually more in love with their spouses, and soon-to-be exes, than those who divorce with a mutual understanding that they have both simply fallen out of love?"  What do you think?  Write us your thoughts at DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com. We'd love to hear from you.

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Finally Out - Letting Go of Living Straight

2011-12-15
Length: 33s

What would you do if you realized that your own most fundamental assumptions about yourself were wrong?  How would you reinvent yourself in your forties if you began to suspect that much of your life had been built on a lie – or at least a critical misperception?  These are the questions that Dr. Loren A. Olson, a prominent Midwestern psychiatrist, faced when he finally confronted the fact that despite almost two decades of marriage to a loving and emotionally compatible woman, he was sexually and romantically attracted to men.

Dr. Olson is author of Finally Out - Letting Go of Living Straight and provides insight and wisdom to others experiencing the same situation.  Whether it be a husband or wife that finds themselves questioning their own sexuality or a family member or children dealing with accepting their new reality.  Dr. Olson help us understand the journey not just from someone who has lived it, but also as a professional psychiatrist.

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How to Protect Your Credit During Divorce and Who Gets to Keep the Family Pet?

2011-12-13
Length: 18s

In  this Episode of “Ask Henry” with Attorney, Henry Gornbein, Henry answers the questions: How Can I Protect my Credit During Divorce and Who Gets Possession of the Family Pet?

If you would like to ask Henry a question for an upcoming show, send your question to DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com or phone your question into our Voicemail Listener Line at (248) 686-2256.

For more on attorney, Henry Gornbein, visit www.FamilyLawOfMichigan.com

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Divorce at the Movies

2011-12-11
Length: 32s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce, Mark Banschick, M.D. takes a look at divorce and family adversity in the movies.

Dr. Banschick believes there are powerful messages in  movies that relate to divorce and single parenting that provide wisdom and insight to what might be going on in our lives.

Many children's movies have situations with divorced parents, the death of a parent, or being raised by extended family .  Going to one of these well-done movies with your children provides a great opportunity for dialog afterwards and can be a great way of helping your children better understand divorce.  Dr. Banschick tells the tale of The Wizard of Oz like you have never heard it before and provides other examples from ET and The Lion King.

For more movie recommendations for your children as well as yourself, pick up a copy of Dr. Banschick's Intelligent Divorce book, "Because Your Kids Come First," available in the Recommended Reading section of www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

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Finding a Partner and Falling in Love Again

2011-12-07
Length: 45s

In this episode of Sex after Divorce with Juliana Neiman, we discuss finding a new partner and falling in love again.

We need to make sure we're not selecting the wrong partner based on our unconscious past decisions.  The way to do this is to recognize your psychological make-up by examining past relationships, making adjustments and moving forward to create healthier emotional and sexual relationships.

Juliana discusses the five important things when choosing a new partner including:

Unconscious Motivations Being realistic in your expectations - Don't expect your partner to be perfect, we all have flaws Understand our emotional needs Improving communication skills and conflict resolution Being aware of your need for love and worthiness

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The Art of Enhancing Intimate Relationships

2011-12-04
Length: 53s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, we speak with the author of the book, Fishing by Moonlight - The Art of Enhancing Intimate Relationship, Colene Sawyer, Ph.D..

A licensed marriage and family therapist, Dr. Sawyer has worked for nearly three decades in private practice with parents, children, and singles, as a divorce counselor, and with couples and families.

This is a program for anyone going through divorce who's looking for a better understanding of their  past relationship choices in an effort to construct healthier relationships in the future. 

Dr. Sawyer explains that a new love affair can set off a "feel good" chemical similar to an amphetamine reaction in our brain.  This is responsible for the euphoria of passionate infatuation that guides us into believing we have found Mr. or Ms. Right.  Unfortunately, we don't always make the smart choices during this state, and like all drug-induced states, the feeling dissipates in time.  This program helps us gain a better understanding for how relationships work.

Topics in the program include:

Understand why and how we fall in love How you may attract a partner that reenacts negative situations from your childhood Understanding the hidden logic of love How to identify your ideal partner How you can learn from your past and become the optimal partner And much more.

To receive a free E-copy of Fishing by Moonlight, visit www.FishingByMoonlight.com

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Coping with the Holidays During Divorce

2011-12-03
Length: 48s

The holidays can be a challenging time for families going through divorce. We have these images of perfect family holidays, yet your own family is coping with a situation that is anything but perfect. In this program, psychologist, Dr. Larry Friedberg, provides advice to help get you through the holidays.

This Program Covers:

Dealing with ALL holidays including: Christmas, Hanukkah , Easter, Birthdays, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Graduations How to deal with your feelings and emotions during this trying time Understanding issues your children may be dealing with during the holiday season Dividing parenting time between you and your ex Tips for holiday parties and gatherings to ease the stress Is it proper to begin dating around the holidays …

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Overcoming Domestic Violence: Moving Out and Moving On

2011-12-02
Length: 40s

Our guest, Sharon Zarozny of Brilliant Exits  (http://www. brilliantexits.com/) shares her personal story of overcoming the trauma she experienced as a victim of Domestic Violence and abuse.  Domestic Violence can happen to anyone, and Sharon was hard pressed to believe that this was happening to her.  Fact was, as an educated woman who'd traded in a successful career to be a stay at home mom, there was no way she and her daughters were the "victims" of that ugly phrase "domestic violence." Sharon’s family had the trappings of a privileged life thanks to her husband’s thriving surgical practice. He was a brilliant Ivy League grad. It just didn't add up.

If you can identify, get a copy of Susan Weitzman's book Not To People Like Us: Hidden Abuse in Upscale Marriages or check out nottopeoplelikeus.com. Knowing you are not alone is so crucial to getting out. In your world that swirls with "unreals” and craziness, you'll find this book/site a gift of validation. You'll know you are not crazy.

Also visit The Weitzman Center and download the free Care Kit provided. It too will help you understand and safely plan for when you are ready to get out. And plan you must. When you leave a high earning, narcissistic professional you can be in for quite a rough ride through the legal system. Often the upscale abuser has the means, power and leverage to hire a legal dream team and use the courts to further the abuse.

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Detroit Divorce Expo

2011-12-01
Length: 16s

On this episode of The Pecking Order, with Divorce Source Radio founder, Steve Peck, we discuss the forthcoming Detroit Divorce Expo that will be held on March 24 - 25 2012 at the Suburban Collection Showcase in Novi, Michigan.

Event senior produce, Joost Allard, joins Steve to discuss the two day event which is designed to provide help and support for those contemplating or going through divorce.  The two-day event features keynote speakers addressing the legal, emotional and financial needs one faces as they navigate their divorce.

If you or someone you know is in the process of divorce, this is a Must Attend event.  For more information, visit: www.TheDivorceExpo.com.

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Holiday Survival Guide for Moms

2011-11-29
Length: 41s

In this holiday edition of Divorce Source Radio, divorce coach Jeanie Rule, of www.SoloMama.com, presents The Holiday Survival Guide for Divorcing or Divorced Moms.

The holidays can be a stressful time for anyone, but for a mother going through a divorce, this season can be even more challenging.  Beyond financial issues, many moms face the isolation of being left out of events they used to attend, as well as facing their ex at social or school events.

Jeanie speaks of the need to be as prepared as possible for the holidays, both from a legal custody point of view and preparing for circumstances you may encounter with friends, family, and co-workers during the holiday season.

Jeanie teaches us how we can create new holiday traditions for our children and helps us understand the true meaning of the holiday season:  spending time with family and friends and sharing love. The first holiday season apart from your family is always the toughest, but we learn that, in time, things will get better, and, if handled correctly, the way we go through the trials of this season can be something our kids will come to admire.

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How Children Get Wounded During Divorce

2011-11-28
Length: 46s

In this powerful episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Mark Banshick, M.D., we discuss how children can become wounded during a divorce. Our guest is Ditta M. Oliker, Ph.D., author of Hide & Seek: Reclaiming Childhood’s Lost Potential. 

After the personal tragedy of losing one of her sons, Ditta began to develop her ideas about psychological survival and the lasting effects of the experiences and hidden messages of childhood. She continued to develop these themes after beginning her practice and incorporated them into her concept of survival systems.  

Ditta draws a parallel between the death of a loved one to divorce, which is the death of a marriage and the death of a family as it existed, and explains why how we deal with the loss makes a huge difference for all involved, especially the children.

In the program we learn:

How children become wounded during divorce and how the wounds can carry over into their adult relationships How some children take on the role of caretaker to a parent or sibling and how harmful that can be How children adapt to the demands of their situation And you'll hear the original version of the fairy tale, Snow White, and see how it captures the conflict of childhood.

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Divorce Detox

2011-11-24
Length: 52s

In this episode of Divorce Source Radio with Steve Peck, we talk with the founders of Divorce Detox.

Divorce Detox™ provides symptom relief and relationship closure, while addressing the underlying pain and heartache of divorce, to insure long lasting divorce recovery.

Allison Pescosolido, M.A. and Andra Brosh, Ph.D. are experts in Divorce Recovery and starting over. They co-founded Divorce Detox, a full service center to transform the lives of individuals transitioning through divorce. With advanced degrees in the field of Psychology, and as certified Grief Recovery Specialists by The Grief Recovery Institute, Andra and Allison are pro-actively challenging and changing the stigma of divorce on a national level. These dynamic women are dedicated to utilizing divorce as an opportunity for personal growth and a new life. The Divorce Detox™ proprietary programs transcend more traditional forms of treatment for divorce by providing the necessary tools, support and guidance for efficient, long lasting results.

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Creating a Personal Retreat at Home for Self Discovery and Growth

2011-11-22
Length: 51s

In the final episode of our ten-part series of Sex after Divorce - Reconnecting with Our Sexual Selves, Juliana Neiman talks about creating your own personal retreat at home as a means of self discovery and growth.

 

Not everyone can afford or needs to go away to a personal retreat to work through their issues after divorce.  Juliana shows us how to get the most out of being alone at home and spending time reflecting on what has and hasn't served us in past and offers insight into making healthy choices that will lead to fulfilling future relationships.

 

Topics in the program  include:

Learning the ten emotional and sexual basics in a relationship Defining what intimacy really is Discovering your realistic expectations for a new relationship Learning to deal with your daily stressors Dealing with anger and disappointment And much more.

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Visitation Issues During the Holidays & Annulments

2011-11-21
Length: 38s

In  this Episode of "Ask Henry" with Attorney, Henry Gornbein, Henry answers questions related to visitation issues with your children during the holidays and what annulments are and how they work.

The Holidays can be an especially difficult time when you are divorcing, especially the first year. Henry discusses options of sharing time with your children.  It's always best if you can come up with a shared holiday plan with your ex because if you can't, the judge will be forced to do so.  If you can't come to an amicable agreement, Henry offers advice on how to approach your attorney as a means of bargaining for fair rights for equal parenting time.  Divorce Source Radio would advise you consider the best interest of your children first.

The second question deals with Annulments.  What are they? Is there a difference between a legal annulment and a religious annulment?  Does an annulment free you of paying spousal support and how easy is it to get one?

If you would like to ask Henry a question for an upcoming show, send your question to DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com or phone your question into our Voicemail Listener Line at (248) 686-2256 and we will try to answer it in an upcoming show.

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Questions about Mediation & Child Custody

2011-11-17
Length: 45s

In this epidose of "Ask Henry", attorney Henry Gornbein answers questions regarding mediation and child custody.

Questions asked include:

What are some key issues in mediation that someone should be concerned about?  What should the role of an attorney be in mediation? What are some key steps to consider in preparing for a custody battle?

If you would like to ask Henry a question for an upcoming show, email us at DivorceSourceRaadio@gmail.com of phone your question in to our Voicemail Listener Line at (248) 686-2256.

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Finding a Problem Solving Lawyer, Not a Conflict Creator

2011-11-14
Length: 46s

Our guest, Mark Baer (http://www.markbaeresq.com/) is a family law attorney, mediator, and collaborative law practitioner in Pasadena, California and has been practicing for twenty years.  He received a great deal of media attention regarding his opinions that the family law system in the United States destroys families and his views on better and more constructive ways of handling such matters.  His articles have appeared in Forbes, The Los Angeles Daily Journal and Valley Lawyer Magazine.   Columnists from the Pasadena Star-News, the Los Angeles, Times and other newspapers use Mark as a resource for their columns.  

Problem solving is a hallmark of a good lawyer.  We explore this outlook and learn what you need to consider when looking for a lawyer.  To learn more, Mark has written the must read article Things to Consider in Order to Select an Attorney Who is a Problem Solver and Not a Conflict Creator  (http://www.markbaeresq.com/Pasadena-Family-Law-Blog/2011/September/Things-to-Consider-in-Order-to-Select-an-Attorne2.aspx)

Topics in this program include:

What is a problem solving lawyer What is a problem creator lawyer Finding your problem-solving lawyer How to look for a mediator that’s right for you Problems with lawyers and the legal system

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Dealing with The Stress of Divorce

2011-11-11
Length: 47s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Mark Banschick, M.D.,  we discuss dealing with stress during divorce and our guest is Joanie Winberg of www.FreshStartAfterDivorce.com.

During your divorce, have you ever felt "Stuck in the muck" and not sure how to move your life forward or the stress of your "inner voice" working overtime with doubt or the feeling of lack of self-confidence to make decisions?  If so, you're not alone.  Joanie helps us understand how to deal with and gain control over the stress and anxiety we may be feeling during this very difficult time in our lives.

Topics in the program include:

Learn how much of our stress is self inflicted How to quiet our anxious mind The difference between internal and external stress The difference between real and imaginary stress Stress reduction techniques And much more.

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Are You GROWING or GOING Through Divorce?

2011-11-09
Length: 52s

In episode #9 of Sex after Divorce with Juliana Neiman, we discuss ways of GROWING through the divorce process.  This program helps us understand the importance of healing past wounds prior to moving on to new relationships prematurely.

If you still have feelings of hopelessness, anger, bitterness and regret, and find yourself thinking about your ex and thinking what could have or should have been done in the past, this is a Must Hear program.

Juliana helps us detach from our past and move forward to new relationships and possibilities. Divorce can be an opportunity to expand and re-brand yourself, and by doing the "personal work", you can be mindful of things you may have done in the past that didn't serve you or your relationship, make changes, and move forward into healthy, safe relationships.

It's all about expanding, change and letting go.  Juliana Neiman provides answers and suggestions for you to GROW through divorce into a happy, healthier you.

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Television's Divorce Court Celebrity Judge, Lynn Toler, with Thoughts on Divorce

2011-11-07
Length: 44s

Our guest, award winner and mentor, Judge Lynn Toler (http://judgelynn.com/toler_divorce_court/) is smart, talented and creative – and judge on one of television’s most successful courtroom drama series: DIVORCE COURT

Judge Lynn Toler is a former municipal court judge who now hosts the nationally syndicated show, Divorce Court. She is also a bi-monthly contributor to News and Notes on NPR and became host of the prime time TV show Decision House in 2007. In 2006, Judge Lynn published her book, My Mother’s Rules: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Emotional Genius. Praised as an “awe-inspiring memoir” by Essence Magazine, it not only chronicles her life as a child raised in the shadow of her father’s mental illness but provides practical advice for anyone seeking more and better emotional control

Having completed more than two thousand episodes, on DIVORCE COURT, Judge Lynn Toler turns up the heat on court shows in this half-hour, relationship oriented series. Viewers experience the drama firsthand as husbands and wives square off in real-life courtroom battles.  Judge Lynn shares her wisdom and insight of the legal process, how to have a much smarter divorce…..or even save your marriage.  And, she speaks of her mission to gain awareness about teen violence.

Topics in this program include:

How communicating better might help you avoid divorce What a judge can and cannot do The emotions of court; what to do to get a better resolution The inherent unfairness of no fault divorce The surprising truth about teen violence and what parents should be aware of Domestic violence – an explanation, coping and managing The limits of the legal system Intelligent mediation

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When Divorce Seems Unfair

2011-11-04
Length: 41s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Dr. Mark Banschick, M.D., our topic is Fairness.

Many of us going through a divorce have felt we have been wronged and that much of what we are going through is unfair. We had hopes and dreams that our marriage would last forever and then one day, perhaps out of the blue, our partner tells us they want out of the marriage, you're served divorce papers or you discover your spouse has been having an affair.  Even the court system fails us in their attempt of fairness.

This can leave us feeling so betrayed and it all feels so unfair.  As parents, we have a duty to teach our children about fairness. The only fair outcome of your divorce would be to free yourself from what you believe was not fair and move on to a happier life, and in the process, provide an example to your children that there's a better life out there with acceptance. 

This program also features a powerful example of forgiveness from the biblical story of Job.  This is a MUST HEAR PROGRAM for any listener who feels that their divorce wasn't fair

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Becoming Aware of Your Non-Negotiable Needs When Selecting a New Partner

2011-11-02
Length: 53s

In episode #8 of Sex after Divorce with Juliana Neiman, we discuss the process of selecting a new partner and understanding your "non-negotiable" needs.

Through self analysis and looking back at past relationships, we can identify what we require in a partner that makes us feel safe, loved, protected and nurtured.  Juliana provides a check-list of what to look for in a new partner and helps us understand how miscommunication with your ex may have occurred .  Juliana provides tips for a healthier communications dialog as we move on to future relationships. Understanding and expressing our needs better helps build healthier relationships and a more fulfilling life.

Juliana also continues the discussion of expanding our "sexual menu" with our partner to include Sex Toys,and trying different Sexual Positions.

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What Does No Fault Mean in No Fault Divorce and Are Prenups a Good Idea Prior to Getting Married?

2011-10-31
Length: 34s

In this episode of "Ask Henry" with attorney Henry Gornbein, Henry answers the questions What Does Fault Mean in No-Fault Divorce and Are Prenuptial Agreements a good Idea Prior to Marriage?

If you have a legal question related to family law, "Ask Henry" is your opportunity to get an answer or second opinion.

Write Henry at DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com or phone your question in to our Listener Line at (248) 686-2256, and your question will be answered in an upcoming show.

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Getting Your Kids to Sleep

2011-10-29
Length: 33s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Mark Banschick, M.D., our topic is Getting Your Kids to Sleep.  This can be a challenging task with many children but during a divorce, the challenge can be even greater.

Our guest is Maureen Healy, founder of Growing Happy Kids, a worldwide organization focused upon fostering happiness in children. She was named a “Creative Activist” by Creative Visions Foundation and authored a “Peace Curriculum” for preschoolers, which is distributed worldwide by The Simha Foundation.

Healy is not new to making a positive impact on children around the world. In 2007, she created a program for Tibetan refugee children in Asia and built child-centered programs around the United States.

Maureen helps parents understand what keeps children up and provides examples of what we can do to provide a better sleep environment that encourages rest and sleep.  If you are experiencing problems getting your kids to sleep, this is the program for you!

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Ten Pre-Divorce Money Mistakes that can make a Big Difference in Your Post Divorce Future

2011-10-27
Length: 49s

Our guest, Lisa Decker (www.DivorceMoneyMatters.com) who is referred to as Miss Money Matters ® - is the CEO and founder of Divorce Money Matters®. Ms. Decker is an expert in divorce financial matters, and a discreet problem-solver who guides her clients to “Divorce Your Spouse, Not Your Money®.”  She has been interviewed by CNN, Good Morning America, NY Times, Business Week, CreditCards.com, ForbesWomen.com, and Oprah magazine.

The finances of divorce and how they are managed and worked through during the divorce process can significantly impact your post divorce future.  Tune in to understand the most common mistakes and what you can do to avoid them. 

Topics in this program include:

How to make decisions based on facts, not emotions How to create a realistic post-divorce budget The impact of joint debts Protecting your income streams Considering the long-term consequences of your choices Developing your dream divorce team …

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What's New at DSR? - The Pecking Order

2011-10-24
Length: 4s

A monthly update of what's happening in and around DSR from Divorce Source Radio founder, Steve Peck.  This update is for the month of October 2011.

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Expanding Your "Sexual Menu" - Sex after Divorce Pt. 7

2011-10-23
Length: 51s

In the seventh episode of Sex after Divorce with Juliana Neiman, our journey of the "sexual menu" continues as we discuss the taboo of anal sex and sexual fantasies.

Sex therapist Juliana Neiman provides a quick review of what we have learned since our first episode.  The information and advice provided in this series will help you to learn from mistakes made in past relationships, with the goal of entering into a healthier relationship in the future.

After divorce, it's quite normal for some individuals to lose their desire for a new sexual relationship, and you may even experience a fear of becoming sexually involved with someone new, due to your damaged sexual self esteem.  Juliana helps you understand how to address these feelings and move forward.

The program then addresses the taboo topic of anal sex and the creation of sexual fantasies with your partner as a way of broadening your sexual menu.  Juliana helps us remove the sexual roadblocks that may have negatively affected our sexual relationship with our ex and provides insight on how we might open our minds and communicate our needs in healthier ways for future relationships.

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To Move or Not to Move - That is the Question

2011-10-20
Length: 44s

In this episode of "Ask Henry," attorney Henry Gornbein, answers the questions:  Should I move out of our home or stay? and When is The Right Time to Introduce a New Flame to Your Children.

It used to be that keeping a marital home was the best thing to do for the sake of your children and finances, and this property was routinely a bargaining tool when dividing assets.  Today, with the downfall of the economy, many homeowners are "underwater," meaning the owners owe more than the house is worth.  Henry helps us make sense of when staying is the proper thing to do, and when it's best to cut our losses and move on.

The second part of this program is dedicated to when to tell your children that you have a new love interest.  This decision is sometime rushed and not in the best interest of the children.  This is a subject that should be handled with care, and Henry provides his advice on what he feels is in the best interest of the entire family.

If you would like to ask Henry Gornbein a question to be answered on an upcoming show, email:  DivorceSourceRadio@gmail.com, or phone your question in to our listener line, at (248) 686-2256. Your question will be answered on a future program.

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Halloween during Divorce

2011-10-18
Length: 25s

In episode #8 of The Intelligent Divorce with Mark Banschick, M.D., we take a look at the celebration of Halloween.

Halloween can be a great time of fantasy and fun for most, but if you are in the process of divorce, you may be having a hard time enjoying the season that once provided so much enjoyment.

In this program, Dr. Banschick takes a look at what should be, and could be, a time of enjoyment and fun.  Dr. Mark helps you understand the natural grieving process that could be stealing your joy and helps you to redefine this once happy holiday.

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Getting Through a Military Divorce

2011-10-16
Length: 51s

Our guest, Matt Hamel (http://www.virginiadivorceattorney.com/bio/matthew-r-hamel.cfm) is a family law lawyer who understands military divorce.  With legal skills forged in the crucible of the Military Justice System, Matt is an unyielding advocate for military wives, female service members and the children of military families.


Recognizing the lack of easily available information about military divorces and Virginia law, Matt joined forces with the Hofheimer/Ferrebee law firm to co-author an informative book about Virginia family law and it's impact on military families. Equally important, the book discusses entitlements due military wives as a result of their marriage to military members.


Armed with knowledge as a former Navy JAG officer and motivated with an advocate's passion to help women through the family crisis of divorce, Matt also wanted to honor female military spouses who often serve their nation in quiet desperation as their family life unravels. Thus, he not only co-authored this book, but he also joined the Hofheimer/Ferrebee firm in order to represent women exclusively in divorce and custody matters. Matt's not just "talking the talk," he's "walking the walk."

Topics in this program include:

What makes a military divorce different from a civilian divorce Where should a military divorce occur How will deployment and new duty stations impact child custody arrangements Do I need to be married for 10-years to my military spouse to be able to get a portion of his retirement? What is the Survival Benefit Plan and is it worth it to elect this? Will my medical benefits cease upon my divorce (health benefits are free to military members and their dependents)?  What about medical benefits for our children after the divorce? What is a 20/20/20 spouse and what is a 20/20/15 spouse? And, so much more!

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Oral Sex and When to Say No - Sex after Divorce Pt.6

2011-10-14
Length: 45s

In this 6th episode of Sex after Divorce with Juliana Neiman, we continue our exploration into our sexual selves.

Sex Therapist, Juliana Neiman discusses:

How and when to say no to sex as in How to tell your partner, not tonight How to say no to a sex act you don't prefer When is the right time to begin having sex with a new partner?

This program touches on how to feel if your child in their teens or twenties has never experienced sex or a relationship with the opposite sex.  Since so many "tweens" are in relationships and having intimate relations, should you be concerned that because your child hasn't expressed an interest in going on dates that your child may be gay?

Finally, we discuss Oral Sex and break down the taboo and myths surrounding it.  Juliana shares some helpful resources for those looking to expand their "sexual menu".

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What is Forgiveness?

2011-10-12
Length: 33s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Dr. Mark Banschick, M.D. on Divorce Source Radio, Dr. Banschick explores the definition of forgiveness and helps us better understand how we might get to this important point in our divorce process.

You'll learn that forgiveness is not allowing your past to become your future.  Dr. Banschick's thoughts on this subject are both entertaining and powerful as he is passionate about helping couples work through the madness of their divorce for the sanity of their children and themselves.

A word of caution to listeners:  Dr. Mark makes his singing debut at the beginning of this program.  After the show, co-host Steve Peck told Dr. Banschick that after hearing him sing, he thought he should go to Hollywood... the walk would do him good.  ;)

This is a must hear program for anyone going through divorce and coming to grips with forgiveness.

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Between the Sheets - Sex and the Solo Moma

2011-10-10
Length: 47s

At some point after divorce, mom will start to feel sexual again. That’s a good sign. It means she’s healing and on her way to wholeness. Unfortunately, because there’s so much sexual shaming and mixed messages in our society about sex and divorced moms, divorced moms will often distort their sexuality (meaning inappropriate and risky sex), or limit themselves to unloving relationships or shut down their sexual sides all together. This doesn’t serve anybody. We are meant to be whole, and sex is a part of that wholeness. Divorced, not dead.

There’s a better way. In this program, Divorce Coach, Jeanie Rule explains that when a mother can understand, embrace and integrate her unique sexual self into her divorced-mom life, then she’s able to tap into the special sparks that good sexuality brings to all of us – better health, emotional well-being, creativity, connection to others, confidence, vitality.

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A Dad’s Point of View: The Joys of Being a Single Parent

2011-10-05
Length: 58s

Our guest, Bruce Sallan shares his story of becoming a first-time dad, to a son, four days after his 40th birthday, less than 9 months after getting married (they got pregnant on the honeymoon). His second son was born three years later. When Bruce’s sons were still quite young, he left show biz to become a full-time dad and to care for his ailing parents, the classic “sandwich” situation.

Shortly thereafter, his marriage ended and his wife abandoned their children, leaving the state. He became a full-time single dad, in his late-forties. Hear Bruce share his lessons and musings on being a single dad. 

Topics in this program include:

Reactions from friends and acquaintances about being a single stay at home dad The inherent differences in the parenting styles of mothers and fathers How gender differences affecting parenting, friendships and dating A single dad’s view on custody and the children’s best interests Triumph over heartbreak; new ventures and lessons learned
The real importance of being a single parent

(http://www.brucesallan.com/)

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Masturbation - Sex after Divorce Part 5

2011-10-04
Length: 49s

In Episode #5 of Sex after Divorce with sex therapist, Juliana Neiman, we discuss masturbation.

Masturbation is looked at as taboo by some and others were raised to believe that it's wrong to pleasure yourself.

In addition to feeling good, masturbation is a good way of relieving the sexual tension that can build up over time, especially for people without partners or whose partners are not willing or available for sex. Masturbation also is a safe sexual alternative for people who wish to avoid pregnancy and the dangers of sexually transmitted diseases.

Medically, It relieves stress and keeps everything about your body—your heart rate, blood pressure, reproductive system, brain chemistry—in very good shape .A 2003 Australian study found that men who ejaculated more than five times a week were a third less likely to develop prostate cancer. Regularly flushing your system, so to speak, keeps your semen healthy and prevents the build up of cancer-causing chemicals.

So why all the hush hush?  Juliana breaks down the myths associated with masturbation and helps us understand how to live a more fulfilling life in future relationships.

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Should I Get Divorced?

2011-10-03
Length: 37s

It's the question you might be asking yourself right now, should I get a divorce?, and it's a question worth asking.

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Dr. Mark Banschick, M.D., Dr. Banschick helps us understand the process of evaluating these life changing questions and helps us take a look at our values.

Many divorced people have said if they would have known how hard divorce was going to be, that they would have reconsidered getting a divorce and worked harder on saving their marriage.

Other topics in the program include:

The mortality rates of divorced individuals - Who's dying sooner men or women? What role stress plays the break-up of marriage How divorce affects your kids How marriages become like a business, How marriage can drive a relationship farther apart And much more

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The Power of Forgivness

2011-09-30
Length: 43s

The forgiveness journey – how to make it happen

Our guest, Mark Rye is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Skidmore College. Mark's research interests are in the field of positive psychology. He has studied the impact of forgiveness on post-divorce adjustment and has developed and evaluated interventions designed to help divorced individuals forgive their ex-spouse.  Recently, he has become interested in how forgiveness of an ex-spouse relates to parenting approach.

In this informative and thought provoking interview we discuss what is forgiveness, and how to achieve it – so that angry thoughts do not hold you back from moving on.  We explore how forgiveness is a journey and how your thoughts, feelings and behavior can transform you. 

This is a very powerful and forgiving program! If you have any questions about this topic, please email Mark Rye at mrye@skidmore.edu

More information and resources may also be found at the Fetzer Institute http://www.fetzer.org/resources

Topics in this program include: Strategies for letting go of your anger What is forgiveness Understanding the forgiveness journey What does research show about the relationship between forgiveness of an ex-spouse and post-divorce adjustment? Forgiveness interventions What are some of the unique challenges that divorced individuals face with respect to forgiveness?

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Collaborative Law - A Peaceful Divorce Alternative

2011-09-29
Length: 48s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Dr. Mark Banschick, M.D., we look at a less confrontational form of divorce that is gaining in popularity, Collaborative Law.

Our guest is Attorney Rita Pollak, an expert in the field of collaborative law.  Rita has helped designed training programs for other professionals with a desire to provide a  peaceful alternative to the traditional divorce and mediation, and promotes www.CollaborativePractice.com for individuals looking for more information on Collaborative Law.

DIVORCE CAN BE MORE PEACEFUL. "Anyone entering the divorce process owes it to themselves and family to look into seeking a collaborative attorney". - Steve Peck

In the program you'll learn:

The benefits of collaborative solutions for marriage dissolution, child custody and co-parenting issues, division of assets, and more. How Collaborative Divorce/Collaborative Practice offers guidance, information, and respectful problem solving. Understand how to better manage the effects of divorce on your children. Locate collaborative legal, financial, and emotional support resources for family and civil disputes.

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Understanding your Sexual and Emotional Past - Sex After Divorce Part 4

2011-09-28
Length: 58s

Episode #4 of Sex after Divorce with Juliana Neiman helps us to reflect on our past emotional and sexual relationship(s) so that we can discover what role we may have played in the demise of our relationship.

Juliana helps us understand our past with acceptance and shows how to move to a place of forgiveness. And once we've reached a new place of calm and understanding, we can then move on to future healthy relationships. 

Is there a proper time to get back into the dating world? How should you approach future relationships sexually and how to better communicate your needs to your partner as discussed as well.

For more on Juliana Neiman Click Here.

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Answers to Commonly Asked Questions when Going Through Divorce

2011-09-27
Length: 43s

The dissolution of a marriage is a major life transition that entails having to make some of the toughest decisions of your life at a time when you are least able to.

Not knowing what to do -- and not being able to learn or take in information about these areas of your life that could potentially impact you and your kids for years to come -- means that you have to depend on others for help.

Finding the right professionals early on may be easier said than done, but all you need is one professional you like and trust to get started. You can then ask her for assistance in getting the other team members together. If you're lucky, a divorce network will already exist in your area.

In this episode of Beyond Divorce, Susan Pease Gadoua provides answers to commonly asked questions from people going through divorce.  These answers are provided by the Divorce Dream Team, a group who has come together to provide "one-stop-shopping" resources for women going through divorce.

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Being the Strong Man a Woman Wants

2011-09-22
Length: 46s

In this program, The Smart Divorce radio show with Deborah Moskovitch features Elliott Katz, author of seven nonfiction books. He teaches the principles he shares in his book: Being a Strong Man a Woman Wants

After the end of a relationship, Elliott sought to learn about being a man in a relationship. He found books on marriage and relationships said little to him. He found powerful timeless insights in the lessons that fathers and other older male role models taught younger men. People started seeking his advice and would say, “Why didn’t someone tell me this before?”

Moving beyond the trendy ideas about a man’s role – that just don’t seem to work – Elliott shares insights on being a man that have withstood the test of time. Interestingly, these insights are the traits that he heard many women complain were lacking in men today – showing leadership, making decisions and taking responsibility.

Topics in this program include:

Why are women so frustrated with today's men? How does growing up without strong male role models affect men today? The lack of "quality" men is a common complaint from women today. What happened to today’s men? Does today's strong woman today want a strong man? What are the traits of a strong man?

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Steps to Take Prior to Filing for Divorce

2011-09-21
Length: 36s

If you are considering filing for divorce or recently done so, this program is for you!

Attorney, Henry Gornbein, discuss the Top Ten things to Consider Prior to Filing or Just After Filing for Divorce.  Many people during this emotional time in their lives don't slow down enough to think things through and as a result, make mistakes that cost them thousands of dollars and enormous emotional suffering.

Topics in the program include:

Seeing a Marriage Counselor First Family Finances to consider Thoughts on Child Custody Understanding the Budget you will require to live your new life Building your Support System And much more …

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Washington's Dysfunctional Marriage

2011-09-20
Length: 31s

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Dr. Mark Banschick M.D. we discuss the similarities of a dysfunctional marriage and the dysfunction of our federal government.

Like opposing spouses in a bitter divorce, both parties claim the exclusive ability of knowing the “right thing to do.” After all, they “care” more about those in their charge. Each one also wants to get the better of the other, even if it means maligning or making ugly accusations – and, in the end, getting nowhere.

It is part of being human. But in a healthy relationship, whether a good marriage, a reasonable divorce or a functioning Congress, the conflict usually transforms into a collaborative effort rather than a combative one.

Though power struggles are inevitable, they don’t have to be destructive. Granted, it may be easier to be a single parent or to govern as a single party — but it is almost always better to have two points of view.

Like the children caught between two parents in this unpleasant divorce, the American public is left to wonder and to fear the results of this dysfunctional marriage. They see the posturing and feel anxious, but can do little.

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How Early Sexual Influences Affect Relationships - Sex after Divorce Part 2

2011-09-18
Length: 51s

In the second episode of Sex after Divorce - Reconnecting with our Sexual Selves, sex therapist, Juliana Neiman, explains how our "sexual script" may have played a role in past unhealthy sexual relationships.

In this program, you'll learn how what you were told, taught or experienced early on in your life defined your "sexual script," or, said another way, your feelings toward sex. 

Were you raised to think of sex as something you don't talk about, or something that is natural and healthy?  Did your parents discuss sex with you, or were they the type to not mention it at all?  Did religion play a role in making you feel sex was wrong?  Was your first sexual experience a good or bad one?

All these situations early in life define our sexual scripts, and sometimes, these beliefs and feelings are quite negative and prevent us from living a healthy sexual life. 

In this ten-part series, Juliana will talk about sex and help us understand our sexuality in the context of dealing with the emotional turmoil and aftermath of divorce.  Her insights will help us to understand how we can change and improve our sexual lives for healthier relationships. 

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The Evolution of the Divorce Rate

2011-09-13
Length: 47s

Have you ever stopped to ponder why the divorce rate has risen so dramatically over the past 50 years? Divorce was a rare event previous to the first world war with a rate of less than one per 1,000 of the yearly number of marriages.

There has been significant progress in divorce reform making it easier and fairer to obtain. Researchers would most likely agree that not only has divorce become more socially acceptable, but divorce laws have also changed to provide a more equitable resolution for many since the late 1960s. The amendment to the Divorce Act to permit the reason for divorce as no-fault (in other words, no-blame divorce) has radically altered the factors influencing the decision to divorce.

In this Program, Divorce Consultant, Deborah Moskovitch discusses the evolution of the divorce rate and it's impact on the family.

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Are My Kids Okay? Signs to Look for During Divorce

2011-09-12
Length: 35s

Thousands of kids experience the stress of divorce each year. How they'll react depends on their age, personality, and the particular circumstances of the separation and divorce process.

Every divorce will have an effect on the kids involved — and many times the initial reaction is one of shock, sadness, frustration, anger, or worry. But kids can also come out of it better able to cope with stress, and many become more flexible, tolerant young adults.

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce with Dr. Mark Banschick, M.D., we'll discuss signs to look for that may indicate your kids are having a problem.  Dr. Banschick breaks down each age group from very young children through their twenties.

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Sex after Divorce - Reconnecting with our Sexual Selves - Part One

2011-09-07
Length: 52s

In this first episode of Sex after Divorce with Juliana Neiman, we begin the journey of looking at our sexual selves.  Wherever you are in your step of the journey, we'll talk more specifically about Sex remembering that we cannot completely separate sexuality from our emotions- our psychology and unique personality traits- and where we come from.

In this series, Juliana will talk about sex and help us understand our sexuality in the context of dealing with the emotional turmoil and aftermath of their divorce and help us to understand  how we can change and improve our sexual life with the next partner? 

We'll start at the beginning:  what is the beginning?  For us to understand what is happening with our sexuality- what happened while we were married- and what insights we want to gain- and thus make some changes if we realize we have to in order to enjoy a more satisfying fulfilling sexual life- for ourselves and with our new partners whenever that happens.

Topics include:

Who first talked to you about sex and what were they presenting it as a positive experience? What were you taught about masturbation? Were you brought up to think sex was wrong? Do you have a negative self image of your body? Were there unresolved sex issues you brought into your marriage? How to move on to healthly new sexual relationships And much more …

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How Long Will it Take to Get Over Your Divorce?

2011-09-06
Length: 41s

One of the most common questions newly divorcing people have for me is, "how long will it take before I'm over this divorce ordeal?"

How long it takes to "recover" from a divorce depends on a number of factors, including how long you were together, how good the relationship was and how committed you were to your spouse, whether the divorce was a surprise to you or not, whether you have children together, whether you or your spouse are involved in a new relationship, your personality, your age, your socio-economic status and on and on.

In addition, grief has a life of its own and you are done when your grief process is done, and not a minute before. There is no magic formula and no way to get through your grief on the fast track. But you can do things to slow your process down. In addition, grief has a life of its own and you are done* when your grief process is done, and not a minute before. There is no magic formula and no way to get through your grief on the fast track. But you can do things to slow your process down.

In this episode of Beyond Divorce, Susan Pease Gadoua discusses this topic and includes the top ten list of Don'ts for divorce recovery and much more.


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Update on what's New and Going On at Divorce Source Radio as of Sept. 2011

2011-09-02
Length: 8s

DSR Host, Steve Peck provides an update of what's new at Divorce Source Radio.

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Will Your Kids be Okay after Your Divorce?

2011-09-01
Length: 38s

Thousands of kids experience the stress of divorce each year. How they'll react depends on their age, personality, and the particular circumstances of the separation and divorce process.

Every divorce will have an effect on the kids involved — and many times the initial reaction is one of shock, sadness, frustration, anger, or worry. But kids can also come out of it better able to cope with stress, and many become more flexible, tolerant young adults.

In this episode of The Intelligent Divorce Radio Program, Dr. Mark Banschick MD helps us recognize if your kid are in trouble and what to do to set it right. You will learn how to parent constructively with your ex spouse or how to raise a healthy child alone. You'll be able to chart your kids progress and feel reassured that things are going to be okay. You don't want your child to be a statistic.

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The Challenges and Rewards of Co-Parenting Post Divorce

2011-08-30
Length: 1s

This episode of Beyond Divorce with Susan Pease Gadoua, Discusses the challenge and rewards of co-parenting post divorce.

How co-parenting goes post divorce depends to a large degree on how it was during the marriage: if it was difficult, it may be more difficult post divorce, and if it was good, it may be better. Often, the parenting dynamics are exaggerated so, even though the amount of contact with your ex is less, the intensity of the contact may be greater.

Challenges to overcome include being fearful that the other parent has less regard for the health and safety or your child, disapproving or your ex's parenting style, feeling a sense of competition with your ex and using your children as pawns.

In divorce, there are often feelings of anger, sadness and hurt - co-parenting is no exception. It's important to get adequate emotional support as well as co-parenting education. Learning effective communication styles can be crucial in having a better working experience.

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How to Divide Property during Divorce - Best of DSR

2011-08-26
Length: 59s

Part of a divorce is the division of property. The marital home used to be one of a couple’s major assets but due to the current economy, the equity in many homes has been turned upside down leaving couples with little or no equity and in some cases, the couples owe more than their house is worth.

In this "Best of DSR"program featuring attorney Henry Gornbein, we discuss the difference between Real Property and Personal Property; we’ll look at residential and commercial real estate holdings. And if you own a business, you’ll learn how businesses are valued and dealt with during a divorce.

We’ll also discuss how Boats, planes, cars, furnishings, Stock Assets, Pensions, collectibles, and Inheritance come into play when dividing property.

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Telling the Children about Divorce - The Intelligent Divorce

2011-08-23
Length: 54s

In the first episode of The Intelligent Divorce, Dr. Mark Banschick, M.D. discusses how to tell your children about divorce.

Truth is a great value, but it is not the only value by which we live. When it comes to kids, their health and well-being trumps everything else. We bring them into the world fresh and innocent. Your children were probably born into an intact family. This is what they know – a solid, caring team who loves them.

Much will change with a divorce. A child is no longer able to be with both of their parents at the same time, under the same roof. Their sense of security can be lessened and they must adapt to a new way of life.

Do you really want to tell them the truth? Should they know that their father had an affair and left their mother (and them)? Do you want them to know about their mother’s alcoholism? I’m not so sure.

There is a lot in life that’s private. Kids need to have their innocence. This means tha