How to Find Your Voice and Speak Up

My radio guest, Tammy Lee Schumacher’s marriage fell apart, because she didn’t know how to take care of her needs and speak up. In this episode, learn how to find your voice and save your relationships.

My radio guest, Tammy Lee Schumacher, was a teenage mother and bride. She had five children and 11 grandchildren, and her life looked rosy from the outside. But no one could guess that her 37-year marriage was on the verge of destruction. She triumphed over countless challenges from depression to lack of self-esteem, and pulled herself out of a gray cloud –physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually to become who she is today. She separated and reconnected with her husband since 2014. Schumacher is an optimist, author, healer, speaker, mentor, teacher and workshop facilitator inspiring and empowering women.

Show notes below for episode #299: How to Find Your Voice and Speak Up to Save Your Relationships.

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When to Start Dating After Divorce?

Many experts say wait at least a year before dating after divorce, but is this really a one-size-fits-all issue? Check out this infographic and find out!

Getting back into the dating game can be tough, especially after a divorce. There is of course no one-size-fits-all way to decide when to start dating after a divorce, but you do need time to heal. A year might be the sweet spot for many, but only you will know when you’re ready to date again.

I believe it’s important for us to identify our contribution to a failed marriage. Not for the purpose of blaming, but because we attracted this person into our life for a reason.

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How to Move on After Divorce Without Bitterness or Regret

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Check out my interview with Laura Richardson on Last First Date Radio about how to move on after divorce…without bitterness or regret.

Laura Richardson has been a licensed attorney in Texas for thirteen years, with a primary focus on family law.

In 2015, she transitioned from Lawyer to Life Coach. Her mission is to help clients find alternative solutions to their ongoing problems with their ex that are faster, less expensive, and more satisfying than going directly to the courthouse.

As a Certified Advanced Mediator, Ms. Richardson seeks to help people who are on both sides of the table feel like they had a fair chance to participate in shaping an agreement on how they move forward.

I interviewed Laura on Last First Date Radio about how to move on after divorce…without bitterness or regret. Check out highlights of our show below.

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Single for the Holidays? 5 Ways to Stay Happy

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Single for the holidays? Don’t worry, be happy. Here’s how…


Whether you’re divorced, widowed, or never married, it can be challenging to be single for the Holidays. In today’s Blab, I spoke about five ways for you to stay happy, even if you’re going through a tough time. Happiness is an inside job. It starts with you. You have a lot more control over your state of mind than you might think. Here are my five best happiness tips.

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9 Ways for Men To Date Successfully After Divorce

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Guest post by Jonathan Bird, managing director of Warehouse Dating

It’s a sad fact that divorce rates are rising all the time. Most divorced men are terrified of the idea of re-entering the world of dating. Once their chins and chests sag, their hips or waists thicken, and their bellies rise, the concept of flirting, let alone trying to find a new romantic partner, seems like a world that has passed them by. Well fear not, because these simple tips will ensure that you date successfully after divorce.

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