Moving right along from Episode 3 and just in time for Valentine's Day (if you haven't listened to it start there, actually just start at Season 1 because this is a story, not a podcast made up of standalone episodes)! It's the holidays and yours truly, Eric Payne, The Divorced Dillinger, travels home to visit the family! Before it's all over I will have eaten my way through Chicago, connected with old friends, weighed in polygamy, and held court with a trio of prayer warriors. See below for the episode acts and topics and their timestamps:
(03:47) Act 1: Dealing With Rejection
How rejection can manifest negatively in your life such as imposter syndrome
A better way to view rejection and use it as a springboard for success
(10:18) Act 2: The Power of Being Alone
Using solitude to your advantage
Understanding the paradox of people-pleasing and ways to go about breaking the codependent need to please others
and why you should
(15:10) Acts 3 & 4: Acceptance is a Hell of a Drug
Reconnecting with old friends over the miles and the years
The damage and dangers of living in denial and keeping secrets a.k.a. ignoring the truth
The power of being present, accepting your circumstances for what they are, and what this means
Some episode music by Epik The Dawn and Temper Beats
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About The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide
Datin' ain't easy — especially the second time around. Join retired blogger (MakesMeWannaHoller.com) and divorced dad, Eric Payne for his humorous storytelling escapades that take you along for the ride over the hills and through the valleys as he navigates dating life as a divorced man. Eric doesn't shy away from any of it – the good, the bad, the ugly, and the messy, and he isn't afraid to call himself out when he's the one being messy.