Divorce phone-in

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Jenni Murray presents a phone-in discussing how to be happy after divorce or separation. Listeners share their experiences of successful and painful separation, whether on good terms with a former-partner or not.

January is a month which sees more couples decide to break up than any other - how can you minimise the hurt and damage to children and other family members, and negotiate shared friendship groups and social life?

Presenter: Jenni Murray
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore
Output Editor: Jane Thurlow.

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58 minutes

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Thu 2 Jan 2014 10:00

Life After Separation or Divorce Phone-in

There is a downside to the festive period -  it’s a real test for a shaky relationship. In January more couples decide to break up than in any other month. We’d like to hear from you if you’re already divorced or separated. How have you managed to achieve a successful separation? Are you on good terms with your ex and if so how?  How have you squared things (or not) with the children? What happens when new partners come along?  Have you ever held or gone to a divorce party or even attended your ex’s wedding? We’re interested in hearing all your stories about how you negotiate and move through life after you’ve separated from your partner or spouse.  Phone lines  open at 0800 on Thursday 2nd January on 03700 100 444, email now via our website or tweet @bbcwomanshour.


Support tools for parents from OnePlusOne


The Seperated Families initiative


Advice from Relate


The Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships


National Family Mediation





Role Contributor
PresenterJenni Murray
ProducerLucinda Montefiore

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