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How to Split a Toaster • Season 8 • Episode 24

Reinventing Life After Divorce with Dawn Fleming

Reinvent Yourself After Divorce
In this week’s episode, Seth and Pete chat with midlife reinvention expert Dawn Fleming about rebuilding your life after divorce. They cover everything from rediscovering old hobbies to going back to school to finding new purpose and passion.

Seth and Pete start by unpacking Dawn’s own “attorney turned alchemist” story. She shares how she reinvented herself multiple times through divorce, career changes, spiritual journeys, and ultimately creating a life of adventure and service with her husband.

Some key themes explored include:

  • Finding confidence and esteem after divorce
  • Learning new skills to grow yourself
  • Reconnecting with old passions and interests
  • Establishing a support network of friends
  • Embracing change and new chapters

Questions we answer in this episode:

  • How do I move forward after divorce?
  • What next steps should I take?
  • How can I find purpose?

Key Takeaways:

  • Try new things and find what you used to love
  • Build your confidence through accomplishments
  • Surround yourself with positive people
  • Be open to reinvention and change

Plus, we tackle a listener question about how Seth handles working with clients who have emotional dysregulation or mental health issues during the divorce process.

This uplifting episode will leave you feeling empowered, motivated, and excited about the possibilities ahead after divorce. Tune in for an insightful discussion on reinventing yourself!

Links & Notes

Seth Nelson is a Tampa based family lawyer known for devising creative solutions to difficult problems. In How to Split a Toaster, Nelson and co-host Pete Wright take on the challenge of divorce with a central objective — saving your most important relationships with your family, your former spouse, and yourself.