Can a bad divorce have a happy ending? Let's ask Coach Jill!

April 3, 2023
Hosted by Karen McNenny

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Jill Barnett Kaufman has a long history with divorce. Once coming out the other side of her own divorce she began to make a career out of helping others move through divorce without making the same expensive mistakes she did. After years of working as a therapist and parent educator, Jill now devotes her time as a Divorce Coach. The Thriving Through Divorce Program offers support, education and resources to a broad community. Listen as she recounts the awkward celebration of her son's bar mitzvah with her x-husband, while they were in the heat of the divorce process. However, by the time graduation rolled around, years later, they were able to show up unified in celebration of their son. Reminding us that it is never too late to have a good divorce. Jill will also share her best dating advice post-divorce. One surprising twist in her story was when she started dating an old friend from college. Someone, her x-husband also knew from college. As it turns out, they all chose friendship.

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It is time to change the destructive narrative of divorce. Families are hungry for a different option. Together we will discover how to function as one family in two homes. There are high functioning, stable and happy divorced families living in your neighborhood. I want to hear from them. What’s their secret sauce? What did their journey look like? Do they have regrets? Hacks? Recommendations? Let’s find out. Each week I will talk with folks, just like you and me, that are self-proclaimed members in the Good Divorce Club. That’s it. Just stories. Transformative stories from couples, professionals, individuals and children of divorce. A group that has figured out some piece of the divorce puzzle. It's never too late to have a Good Divorce.

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Karen McNenny

Since 2007 I have supported a wide variety of groups and individuals in their quest to be better together. As we improve our familiar relationships (work and domestic partners), we can also improve relationships with strangers across the street, across the country, and beyond. What happens at the desk goes home to the dining room table, and vice versa. Our ability to be kind, curious and tolerant towards each other will determine the fabric of our homes, workplaces and global neighborhood. Ultimately, I see myself as a social activist. Working towards world peace, one relationship at a time. I’m inviting you to join the movement. Let’s get better, together. ------------------------- Karen McNenny is a highly sought after professional speaker, facilitator, and coach. Her areas of expertise are human behavior and relationships. Beyond private clients, her vast corporate client group has included government agencies, non-profits, small and large businesses. She has spent the last two decades becoming a trusted advisor and expert in the field of organizational development. Karen now focuses her decades of relationship expertise on helping families navigate the divorce process. Karen has received advanced training as a Mediator, Divorce Coach, Co-Parent Coordinator, Gracious Space Facilitator and Crucial Conversations Trainer.

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