If you are considering divorce or currently going through one, you will likely find yourself looking for support in a variety of outlets. It is probable you may have talked your friends and families ears off about the struggles you are facing, and as a result have heard advice that has sent you in multiple directions.
What if you could listen to someone who does not have a biased opinion on your situation and doesn’t know the intricate details and drama concerning your divorce? Hello divorce-themed podcasts.
Podcasting originated in 2004 and is now so prevalent in the United States that 70 percent of the population is familiar with the term (Podcasting Statistics). There are more than 700 thousand podcasts that exist and over 29 million podcast episodes (Edison Research Infinite Dial 2019).
When searching for podcasts related to divorce, one can find said podcasts under numerous genres such as; kids and family, society and culture, self-help, Christianity, etc.
This form of audio entertainment is not one size fits all. When deciding which one to start with, consider your specific needs. Do you want financial advice, a good laugh, emotional support? These are questions to consider and here are some of our top recommendations below.
Cordell & Cordell Men’s Divorce Podcast: this men’s centered podcast offers a combination of news, tips and views on topics and situations relevant to guys going through divorce. Each episode will center around a theme, giving a plethora of information on various aspects of that month’s subject matter.
Our Take: This is a niche podcast for men and particularly dad’s going through divorce. It is a great resource for men to understand their rights to their child/ren, especially if they spent a large amount of time at work throughout the marriage and the mother was more hands-on in the children’s daily schedule and overall duties of caring for said child/ren.
Divorce Sucks with Laura Wasser: Family Law Attorney answers questions, shares anecdotes and chats with opinionated men and women, innovative thought-leaders and celebrities about breaking up, getting divorced and moving on.
Our take: This is a podcast that is quick and easy to listen to. Wasser is witty and gets to the heart of the matter. She has more than 25 years of experience in family law and has gone through a divorce herself. She has featured guests such as Anna Farris, Kris Jenner, Kate Hudson and more. If there was a show about Wasser, we would most certainly grab our wine and popcorn and tune in.
“There’s no way around it…breaking up sucks…but it doesn’t have to be that way,” said Wasser.
Divorce And Your Money: If you are currently going through a divorce or soon will be, Divorce and Your Money is the perfect podcast for you. The author, Shawn C. H. Leamon (MBA), is a professional and well-respected financial advisor and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. His podcast provides real-world practical advice, including tips and checklists to help women and men protect their financial interests and future.
Our take: We like this podcast because it is informative and to the point. This is your go-to source of information to find out how to best protect your assets and your financial future. Leamon is a financial advisor who is specifically passionate in helping those going through divorce.
“After seeing my friends go through painful divorces, I realized that sometimes you just need a trusted advisor,” said Leamon. “You need a guide who is experienced in the divorce process, is objective about the situation and is in your corner. Someone who can help you navigate all the complicated decisions during the process.”
Think about what kind of support you are needing and start listening today. Podcasts are free, and can be listened to in your car, at home while you’re folding laundry, on your headphones while at the gym, and so on. Do yourself a favor and get some friendly and informative advice. Happy listening!