Tiffany Ann Beverlin
Sell Your Stuff & Start Fresh After Divorce
It’s difficult enough to move forward with your life after a divorce. But it’s harder yet if you’re still surrounded by the furniture, jewelry, or art acquired during the marriage. Tiffany Ann Beverlin argues that it’s not necessarily healthy to live among the ashes of broken marriage when you’re trying to build a new life. But where can you go to sell those items and get a fair price? Are there options beyond eBay or the local pawn shop?
Tiffany Ann is the Founder and CEO of Dreams Recycled, an online marketplace that specializes in selling items from a divorce, including engagement rings, bedroom sets and wedding dresses. Dreams Recycled also serves as an educational platform and resource guide, and the site has been recognized as the #1 divorce community in the US. In addition to running Dreams Recycled, Tiffany is a Certified Life Coach, Divorce Expert and author of My Dreams Recycled.
On this episode, Tiffany Ann joins Katherine to explain how her own divorce inspired the creation of Dreams Recycled, sharing the challenge she faced in reentering the workforce after 10-plus years as a stay-at-home mom. She describes the trend toward living with less she has seen in her work, offering insight around how the money generated from selling marital items can facilitate a new beginning. Listen in for Tiffany Ann’s advice on fighting for what really matters in a divorce and learn how you can benefit from letting go of the material things acquired during a marriage that’s ended.
How Tiffany Ann’s own divorce inspired the creation of Dreams Recycled
The challenge Tiffany Ann faced in reentering the workforce after a decade as a stay-at-home mom
What it takes to start your own business as a parent of three
The emotional relief associated with letting go of items like your engagement ring
How Tiffany Ann thinks about deciding what to keep and what to sell
The trend toward living with less that Tiffany Ann has seen in her work
Turning the money generated from selling marital items into a new beginning
The negativity and trauma that may be attached to jewelry
Tiffany Ann’s advice for couples considering or initiating the divorce process
- When in doubt, take high road
- Stand up for best interest of children
- Know WHAT fighting for + WHO up against
- Allow lawyer to act as buffer
- Get informed re: divorce law your state
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