"From Splitsville to Splitopia: A Look Back at the Good Divorce 6 Years Later with Best-Selling Author, Wendy Paris" #172
In this episode Rebecca Zung, Esq. and Susan Guthrie, Esq. chat with Best-Selling Author, Wendy Paris about life since her "good divorce" 6 years ago and chronicled in her book, Splitopia: Dispatches from Today's Good Divorce and How to Part Well.
When author Wendy Paris and her husband decided to get divorced 6 years ago, they made that decision together and they also decided to have a "good divorce" - and they did! Wendy did a deep dive into research on all things divorce and she and her husband used that information and data to inform their divorce which helped them to part well. Now Wendy is back with 6 years of experience since her divorce with more insights and tips to help you to have your own "good divorce." Wendy shares her thoughts on the power of an appology and an expression of appreciation, how she got her ex to move across country, how her relationship with her ex has changed since the divorce and much more so listen now and have a good divorce!
Wendy Paris is the author of Splitopia: Dispatches from
Today's Good Divorce and How to Part Well (Simon & Schuster, 2016). She also runs the good divorce website, www.Splitopia.com, and works as a journalist, personal essayist and bookcoach/collaborator/ghostwriter. She is the writeron the book Buy the Change You Want to See: Use Your Purchasing Power to Make the World a Better Place, by Jane Mosbacher Morris (PenguinRandomHouse, 2019). She was a Fellow at the New America Foundation and Encore.org. She has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing from Columbia University. She is the mother of one son, Alexander, and has a warm co-parenting relationship with her former husband, David Callahan, who lives 12 blocks from her house. She lives in Santa Monica.
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