Conscious Divorce

Just Between Us – How To Go Through a Divorce and Not Be Completely Wrecked When It Is Over



41spEW+gkhLSometimes Divorce is a legitimate option.

What I specifically want to talk about today is H-O-W to walk through the divorce process so that at the end of it you are not depleted and exhausted; you’re not bitter or angry; or so wounded that you limp through the days, weeks and maybe months of your life post-divorce, unable to be your best and most brilliant passionate Self, the YOU you are meant to be.

My guest for this episode is Toni McGillen, a Professional Certified Life Coach and the author of the book  In the MeanTime

Join us for an honest, uplifting conversation that is packed with do-able tips, tools and strategies.



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Just Between Us – Secrets to STOP Arguing with Your Partner



bookThe media are constantly reminding us that  + 50% of couples in North America get divorced; that the divorce rate is higher than that for couples marrying the second and third time; and that divorce rate is unprecedented for couples married 25 and 30-years.

I don’t know about you, but I am tired of all the negative press and doom and gloom around marriage.

I think it is time to focus on happy couples and how happy couples (become) stay happy!

My guest for this episode is Fawn Weaver is a marriage advocate, the founder of the HappyWivesClub.com, a community of close to one million women in 110 countries, and the author of the new book, The Argument Free Marriage.

This is a mind-stretching, heart-warming conversation! Join me! You’ll be glad you did.



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Just Between Us – The Secrets to the Mindset and Skills that Make Marriage Work



jbu072715When people fall in love and get married no one expects to get divorced. But what do you do to ensure that your marriage will keep growing and getting better and better every day; every month; and year after year?

My guest today has learned many rich and valuable lessons from his divorce after 16 years of marriage, and he’s here with me today to share his insights and experiences.

Gerald Rogers is the author of The Marriage Advice I Wish I Would’ve Had and the facilitator of The Marriage Mastery Program.

Join me for this interesting conversation jam-packed with solid information you can use today!



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Just Between Us – Make Divorce Your Last Resort Not Your First Option



jbu06152015The divorce rate has been spiraling out of control for years now. By all accounts in North America it is close to or a little over 50%. That is catastrophic on many levels.

Not only does divorce affect the two people divorcing, it affects children, family members, extended family, friends, neighbors and believe it or not it affects society as a whole.

For many people divorce is a legitimate and appropriate choice. And even though that is true, the divorce process often leaves people feeling lonely, flawed, enraged, undesirable, helpless, empty and emotionally raw and overwhelmed.

It doesn’t have to be that way, and understanding the process can help you end your marriage and not go limping away needing years to heal and repair.

My guest for this episode is Henry Gornbein, a family law attorney and the author of Divorce Demystified.

Join me for this important podcast.



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Just Between Us – Should I Stay or Should I Go?



jbu030615Love is NOT enough. You already know that. Love + Self-knowledge + Partner-knowledge + the Essential Relationship Success Skills = a Happy, Lasting Marriage.

But, what does it take to date successfully? What does it take break up?  And how can you decide whether to stay or to go and end a relationship you are in?

My guest expert for this episode is Rebekah McCluskey, the author of “Breakup Rehab: Start Over Stronger”. She is an Intuitive Counselor with a private practice that specializes in helping clients navigate their way through relationships and breakups.

Join me as we explore the Breakup Equation and how to decide to stay or go.



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Just Between Us – Cool Your Anger Hot Button & Heat Up Your Love Connection



jbu120114Have you ever been in a conversation with your Partner –or with anyone for that matter – and all of a sudden a minor disagreement has gotten completely out of hand or a simple conversation has suddenly turned into a shouting match?

Do you know WHY this happens?

Because your fear of being abandoned, or disappointing your partner makes itself the primary consideration in the conversation.

Hearing another person’s opinion or point of view can trigger the feeling of being invalidated, and for many people, it’s a signal that ridicule, criticism or judgment is on the way!

My guest for the episode is Pegotty Cooper.  Pegotty is a professional coach, the co-founder of the CDC Certified Divorce Coach Training and the co-author of Divorce: Overcome the Overwhelm and Avoid the Six Biggest Mistakes – Insights from Personal Divorce Coaches.

Join me for another episode that will support you to build your best life and love life!



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Just Between Us – Who Am I Now That There Is No Longer WE?



jbu10202014Marriages are in trouble and they are in trouble in staggering numbers.

Depending on the statistics you read the divorce rate is right at or just over 50% for first marriages in North America. And the divorce rate for second marriages is 60% and for third marriages is a staggering 73%.

In this episode, I want to focus on what happens deep inside us when we divorce our spouse or are divorced by our spouse. We all know about the shifts and changes in our lives on so many levels, but this episode specifically focuses on what happens in our deepest, most personal level.

I believe that divorce is one of the most devastating loss events one can experience. It is right up there with the death of a loved one. It is foolishness and insulting to believe or to be told that we should just pick ourselves up and dust our selves off and keep going. Something BIG has happened that requires our full attention and our full commitment to healing, developing and growing personally.

My guest for this episode is Dr. Deborah Hecker, a renowned divorce therapist and the author of
Who Am I Without My Partner?

Don’t miss this conversation. It is different from the typical conversation about divorce.

Take 30-minutes and tune it! You’ll be glad you did.



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Just Between Us – All About Divorce: When It’s Time To Hit the Reset Button So You Can Advocate and Choose for YOU



jbu08042014For many men and women divorce is a legitimate and appropriate choice. In my view getting divorced is a process and consists of 3 main elements:

1. Emotional
2. Financial
3. Legal

If you are an emotional mess you won’t be able to advocate for yourself, and make the legal and financial choices and decisions that affirm and esteem you.

My guest today is, Adina Laver, a nationally recognized divorce and relationship expert and the creator of the comprehensive
Divorce Companion Guide. Adina’s mission is to support those who are considering divorce, in the midst of divorcing, or are post-divorce AND are committed to a healthy path for reclaiming their lives. Adina sees divorce as a life transition.

There are so many powerful nuggets in this 30-minute conversation regardless of whether divorce is affecting or has affected your life. This 30-minutes is well worth your valuable time. Join me, won’t you?



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Just Between Us – Who Am I Now That There Is No Longer WE?



jbu04072014Marriages are in trouble and they are in trouble in staggering numbers.

Depending on the statistics you read the divorce rate is right at or just over 50% for first marriages in North America. And the divorce rate for second marriages is 60% and for third marriages is a staggering 73%.

In this episode, I want to focus on what happens deep inside us when we divorce our spouse or are divorced by our spouse. We all know about the shifts and changes in our lives on so many levels, but this episode specifically focuses on what happens in our deepest, most personal level.

I believe that divorce is one of the most devastating loss events one can experience. It is right up there with the death of a loved one. It is foolishness and insulting to believe or to be told that we should just pick ourselves up and dust our selves off and keep going. Something BIG has happened that requires our full attention and our full commitment to healing, developing and growing personally.

My guest for this episode is Dr. Deborah Hecker, a renowned divorce therapist and the author of Who Am I Without My Partner?

Don’t miss this conversation. It is different from the typical conversation about divorce.

Take 30-minutes and tune it! You’ll be glad you did



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Just Between Us – Must-Know Strategies to Being GREAT Parents During a Not-So-Great Divorce



jbu01062014Divorce is a legitimate choice. We’re not going to ever debate that on Just Between Us! For many men and women in a wide variety of situations divorce is a legitimate and appropriate choice.

And now hear this!

Divorce is for adults! Divorce is NOT for children.

And the people who are responsible for keeping children physically, emotionally and psychologically safe are PARENTS!

Your children’s physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual life are YOUR responsibility. Your children don’t have to be the casualties of your divorce. Emotional pain and suffering does not have to be a given. You CAN prevent many of the unfortunate consequences that can be related to divorce, but that don’t have to be. They will be affected – but they don’t have to be harmed by your divorce.

My guest in this episode is Rosalind Sedacca, author of How Do I Tell the Kids about the Divorce? A Create-a-Storybook Guide to Preparing Your Children – with Love! Rosalind is The Voice of Child-Centered Divorce and the Founder of International Child-Centered Divorce Month – which is January of every year.

Please don’t miss this rare opportunity to listen in to an important conversation with me and one of the world’s leading authorities on Child-Centered Divorce.



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