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The Divorce Survival Guide Podcast

May 13, 2019

Today I am happy to bring you my conversation with Laura Wasser, a family law attorney, author of It Doesn’t Have to Be That Way, entrepreneur, and family law expert. She is also the founder of the online divorce platform, it's over easy. Through her platform she provides an online divorce solution that guides men and women through every aspect of divorce, saving them tons of time and money.

During our conversation, we discussed the varying aspects of divorce; from the outrageous price tag it can have (and why that may be) to the legal aspects of it all. Plus, we talk about the importance of communication and collaboration throughout the divorce process.

Show Highlights

  • The divorce price tag can be outrageous; the more conflict there is, the more you  pay (7:49)
  • The number one difference between those that can divorce amicably and those who can't, and why time and acceptance matter (11:36)
  • Why emotional decision making is often a terrible idea (14:12)
  • California cooling off period—what it is and what it means (15:02)
  • Figuring out a better way of communicating pre-and post-divorce (19:45)
  • Laura talks about her first book, It Doesn’t Have to Be That Way,  and why she was moved to write it (22:43)
  • Divorce culture, then and now, and cultural distinctions in divorce (26:23)
  • Premarital counseling and why it can be so healthy and important to a marriage(33:44)
  • Stay-at-home moms and their fear of not being able to support themselves after divorce (36:17)
  • Being financially aware of what is going on in your marriage and how marriage is a partnership, so you need to treat it like one (39:38)

Learn More About Laura:

Attorney Laura Allison Wasser is an author, entrepreneur, and Family Law expert. She is the founder of the online divorce platform, it’s over easy.

Laura is frequently called upon as the preeminent voice on TV, in print and across the media landscape in newsworthy matters regarding Divorce and Family Law. In 2018 Laura participated as a featured speaker at both the Women In The World Summit and Girlboss Rally. Profiles and interviews on Laura can be found in Vogue, Bloomberg News, Porter Magazine, Interview, The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, The Hollywood Reporter, People Magazine, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Town and Country, Parenting magazine and more.

Laura’s website
Laura’s Podcast: Divorce Sucks
Laura on social media:

Should I Stay or Should I Go Self-Study
Laura’s Online Divorce Made Easy
Our Family Wizard
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