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Hosted by sisters and co-founders of Fresh Starts Registry, A Fresh Story features raw, vulnerable, and honest conversations with guests about brave life decisions, bold moves, big ideas, and fresh starts. Join us to laugh, cry, and chat about courageous choices and new beginnings.

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    • 5.0 • 73 Ratings

Hosted by sisters and co-founders of Fresh Starts Registry, A Fresh Story features raw, vulnerable, and honest conversations with guests about brave life decisions, bold moves, big ideas, and fresh starts. Join us to laugh, cry, and chat about courageous choices and new beginnings.

    The Divorce Announcement Season: Monika Casey

    The Divorce Announcement Season: Monika Casey

    Welcome to a special season of A Fresh Story Podcast: The Divorce Announcement Season. This season is co-produced by Divorce.com; Divorce.com offers a streamlined path through divorce that helps couples avoid unnecessary conflict and costs. 

    On this episode of The Divorce Announcement Season, we talked to mom, actress, and podcast host Monika Casey. Monika talks about how she de-activated her social media during her divorce, however felt dis-empowered when her divorce announcement was revealed in TMZ. We talked about how to handle your divorce announcement when the narrative spins out of control, and how to empower yourself as you re-write the narrative of your divorce.

    Monika Casey is the co-host of Divorce Party Podcast with Tom Arnold.

    • 9 min
    The Divorce Announcement Season: Tom Arnold

    The Divorce Announcement Season: Tom Arnold

    Welcome to a special season of A Fresh Story Podcast: The Divorce Announcement Season. This season is co-produced by Divorce.com; Divorce.com offers a streamlined path through divorce that helps couples avoid unnecessary conflict and costs. 

    On this episode of The Divorce Announcement Season, we talked to comedian, actor, and father Tom Arnold. Tom Arnold talks about the difference in announcing a divorce pre and post the advent of social media, having your divorce in the tabloids, and why he wanted to talk about his divorce publicly. We chatted about his becoming a single dad and his advice for other single dads; and we talked about how to comport yourself when there is a narrative being crafted about you by other people. Tom talks about why it’s important to be open about your divorce, how a publicist assists (or doesn’t) in the divorce announcement, and gives some really helpful advice for getting out of bed in the morning.

    Tom Arnold is the co-host of Divorce Party Podcast with Monika Casey.

    • 14 min
    The Divorce Announcement Season: Advice from the Experts

    The Divorce Announcement Season: Advice from the Experts

    Welcome to a special season of A Fresh Story Podcast: The Divorce Announcement Season. This season is co-produced by Divorce.com; Divorce.com offers a streamlined path through divorce that helps couples avoid unnecessary conflict and costs. 

    On this episode of The Divorce Announcement Season, we talked to three Fresh Starts Experts about their perspective, helpful advice, and how they support clients with telling people in their life about their divorce.

    This episode features:


    Lisa Happ, certified divorce, narcissistic abuse, grief coach; get in touch with Lisa HERE.


    Dr. Anita Smith, divorce coach and founder of Life After Divorce Coaching Services; get in touch with Dr. Smith HERE.


    Jason Scriven, men’s divorce coach, founder of Scriven Program; get in touch with Jason HERE.

    • 24 min
    The Divorce Announcement Season: Christina Bailey

    The Divorce Announcement Season: Christina Bailey

    Welcome to a special season of A Fresh Story Podcast: The Divorce Announcement Season. This season is co-produced by Divorce.com; Divorce.com offers a streamlined path through divorce that helps couples avoid unnecessary conflict and costs. 

    On this episode of The Divorce Announcement Season, we talked to Christina Bailey, of Baby Bailey Mama Drama. Christina Bailey, a first-grade teacher and mother of four, shares her experience of announcing her divorce from her wife on social media. She emphasizes the importance of owning the announcement and being authentic. She also discusses the impact on her social media platform and the support she received from others who had gone through a similar experience.

    You can find Christina Bailey on Instagram.

    • 9 min
    The Divorce Announcement Season: Jordan Reid

    The Divorce Announcement Season: Jordan Reid

    Welcome to a special season of A Fresh Story Podcast: The Divorce Announcement Season. This season is co-produced by Divorce.com; Divorce.com offers a streamlined path through divorce that helps couples avoid unnecessary conflict and costs. 

    On this episode of The Divorce Announcement Season, we talked to Jordan Reid. Jordan Reid is the founder of Ramshackle Glam, as well as the author of The Big Activity Book for Divorced People (and more). Olivia and Jordan discuss the importance of sharing divorce announcements and the impact of writing about divorce. They also talk about the response from women and the need for humor during the divorce process. Jordan shares insights from her book, The Big Activity Book for Divorced People, which provides a lighthearted approach to navigating divorce.

    You can find Jordan on Instagram and her website, Ramshackle Glam.

    • 13 min
    The Divorce Announcement Season: Jessica Castro

    The Divorce Announcement Season: Jessica Castro

    Welcome to a special season of A Fresh Story Podcast: The Divorce Announcement Season. This season is co-produced by Divorce.com; Divorce.com offers a streamlined path through divorce that helps couples avoid unnecessary conflict and costs. 

    On this episode of The Divorce Announcement Season, we talked to Jessica Castro. Jessica Castro was on season 2 of Married at First Sight, and we talked about how she had to keep her divorce announcement under wraps, and what happened when she did finally announce on social media. She also gives her advice for crafting a social media friendly divorce announcement.

    You can find Jessica on Instagram.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

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73 Ratings

73 Ratings

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Just what we needed!

Came to the podcast from Twitter. Everything Olivia shares is SO important to so many. Happy to be a supporter of this project!

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Real and unfiltered!

Love the conversations every week—there’s insight in every episode!

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loved the episode with Larry Sprung

loved the episode with Larry Sprung.. I am off to order his book “Financial Planning Made Personal!

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