Learning to Move On After Midlife Divorce with Fiona Eckersley

EP: 110

Fiona Eckersley

Learning to Move On After Midlife Divorce


Divorce is difficult enough. But if you’ve been married for many years and your identity is wrapped up in your role as a partner and parent, the process can be even more fraught. What makes midlife divorce particularly challenging? And how do you move on from a relationship that defined you for so long?

Fiona Eckersley is the Confidence Coach and Divorce Recovery Expert behind Find Your Fabulous, a coaching practice that helps women in their forties and beyond heal after divorce. She is also the creator of the Fabulous and Thriving Midlife Divorce Program and author of the Amazon bestseller Fearful to Fabulous: Unlock Your Power, Move On, and Thrive After Midlife Divorce.

On this episode, Fiona joins Katherine to discuss the particular challenges associated with midlife divorce. She explains what it means to unlock your power in the aftermath of divorce, offering strategies for quieting negative self-talk and recognizing the truth of who you really are. Listen in for Fiona’s 7-step process for moving on after midlife divorce and learn why it’s crucial to do the inner work before you repartner.

Topics Covered

The particular challenges that come with midlife divorce

What it means to unlock your power after a divorce

Quieting negative self-talk with the truth of who you really are

How Fiona’s experience with midlife divorce informs her work

What Fiona did to build a support system after divorce

The destructive coping mechanisms Fiona sees in her work

Fiona’s 7-step process for moving on after midlife divorce

  1. Stop focusing on what life was supposed to be
  2. Face the financial realities
  3. Eliminate bad habits
  4. Release anger and reframe emotions
  5. Replace negative self-talk with positive dialogue
  6. Examine how relationships have changed
  7. Establish goals and create a pathway

Why it’s crucial to do the inner work before we repartner

Connect with Fiona Eckersley

Find Your Fabulous

Email fiona@findfabulouswithfiona.com

Schedule a Call with Fiona

Free Download of Fearful to Fabulous

Connect with Katherine Miller

The Center for Understanding Conflict

Miller Law Group

Katherine on LinkedIn

The New Yorker’s Guide to Collaborative Divorce by Katherine Miller

Email katherine@westchesterfamilylaw.com

Call (914) 738-7765

Resources

Fearful to Fabulous: Unlock Your Power, Move On, and Thrive After Midlife Divorce by Fiona Eckersley