Katie Crocombe joins me for Episode 52. She is a wife, mother to two girls and she became a life coach in 2016. She's always had a heart for women's ministry, and what she has experienced has definitely amped up for passion for coaching. We talk today about surviving divorce which includes how to love your ex well, how to heal, how to help your children walk through it and different pieces of advice about co-parenting.
I hope you enjoyed my conversation with Katie. I thought she gave several great bits of @@advice for those of you who are walking through divorce or co-parenting@@. I think my favorite takeaway is something that is applicable for all people whether you are married or not or divorced or not. It was what pastor Andy Stanley said, "@@You can believe the best or assume the worst about people@@." I know that I heard that when Scott and I were first married and that is always the advice I give to newly married couples. But it is so applicable for all relationships--work relationships, friendships, parenting. It doesn't come naturally to believe the best. I always want to jump to assuming the worst. But what difference would it make in your life and relationships if you chose to believe the best in others?
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Takeaways From Our Conversation:
- @@How to love your ex well@@: it is a daily choice. @@Choose to believe he was worth loving@@ and @@choose to say if i don’t want to be treated this way then I won’t treat him that way@@. Remember that it is a wound for him, too.
Choose what you are going to say and what you are going to believe about him. Andy Stanley said, “@@You can believe the best or assume the worst about people@@."
@@How to help your kids process the divorce@@: remember that they are children and there is only so much that their hearts and minds can process. They are meant to be and stay innocent. They don’t need to feel like they are choosing sides.
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