Do you feel isolated and in need of connection after divorce? You’re definitely not alone.
Choosing who we spend time with after divorce is an intentional choice that requires us to first look at what we truly want and how we want to spend our time.
In this episode, Divorced Over 40 creator Daniel Herrold shares his journey to creating a community for divorced individuals. During this conversation, we dive into the importance of connection and why so many people start dating too soon after divorce when what they’re truly looking for is a tribe.
Three Things You’ll Love About This Episode:
Learn the impact of community on your emotional recovery
During this interview Daniel shares the moment he realized the importance of community and how those connections helped him do the emotional work of divorce.
Understand how the divorce process differs between women and men
Daniel discusses how men process emotional needs post-divorce and we explore how processing may look different but come to the same positive result.
Challenge yourself to have tough conversations
Think about the questions you should be asking yourself when dating potential partners in order to avoid difficult situations later.
Daniel is the Co-Creator of DivorcedOver40, an online community of divorcees in their 40’s & 50’s, as well as a dad to 3. Daniel enjoys helping others find joy in their independence and self-discovery over 40 by providing content & creating a community for this age group.
Betrayal: Just hearing or reading this eight-letter word conjures up quite many emotions and beliefs within each of us. This is one of the deepest hurts that we can experience as it hits us right at the core of our ability to love and trust again. In this episode, I cover the biggest lessons learned from my healing journey and how I started seeing my divorce and betrayal as a gift and as a silver lining.
Understand why often litigation becomes necessary and how so many cases would not have settled if a judge or the court personnel wouldn’t have been involved. Learn the bright sides that aren’t spoken about enough, how litigation becomes necessary, and possibly have a peaceful outcome.
We grew up with family, friends, and other people who helped us create many stories that we now continuously have on repeat in our minds. They have become truths that we revert to for a long time. Staying in the past can hurt us, and it is up to us to squash the negative things we have let ourselves believe that no longer serve us.