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Romance

All about healing from traumatic marriages and divorces

Location:

United States

Genres:

Romance

Description:

All about healing from traumatic marriages and divorces

Language:

English


Episodes

Dating Again

2/14/2024
This episode addresses some common fears women have when they start dating again post-divorce or post-abusive relationship. Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:08:26

Gifts & Curses

2/7/2024
TW: violence This episode applies the 50/50 concept from an earlier episode to trauma as a way of releasing the past, finding inner peace, and moving on without any regrets. Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:08:49

Who Are You

1/31/2024
This episode dives into why a solid sense of self will improve all the relationships in your life and protect you from unnecessary trauma. Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:07:48

Misconceptions of Empathy

1/24/2024
Many toxic relationship survivors struggle with knowing the difference between empathy and codependence. This episode will help you clearly distinguish between the two. Info on Melody Beattie's resources on overcoming codependence: https://www.melodybeattie.com/ Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:07:34

Gender Bias & Abuse

1/17/2024
This episode explores the relationship between gender bias and domestic abuse. The more we understand the factors that go into being in an abusive relationship, the more we can understand how to avoid being in them ever again. Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:09:14

A Sprinkling of Joy

1/10/2024
The concept of an emotional baseline is introduced plus tips on feeling more joy in your day to day life. Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:06:44

Assertive Communication

1/3/2024
Healthy relationships require assertive communication. Unfortunately, that is one skill most toxic relationship survivors do not have. This episode describes the difference between passive and assertive communication and provides the template for learning assertive communication. Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:09:29

The Future I Envision

12/27/2023
TW: murder Some end of year reflections on what healing means to me and the vision I hold for the future. Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:08:01

Resetting the Relationship Baseline

12/20/2023
TW: Rape This episode explores the factors that contributed to ending up in an abusive relationship. The concept of a relationship baseline is defined and advice is given for how to reset your relationship baseline so you never end up in a toxic relationship again. Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:11:13

Rest as Resistance

12/13/2023
A discussion on our conflation of our self-worth with our productivity. Rest is Resistance by Tricia Hersey Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:07:39

Holiday Blues

12/6/2023
The holidays can be a difficult time for those of us coming out of toxic relationships. This episode contains practical advice for navigating this difficulty. Book a session: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot --- Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:09:04

Boundaries 2.0

11/29/2023
A complete lesson on setting and enforcing healthy boundaries in your life-- even if you've never done it before. Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:34:03

Standing Up For Yourself

11/22/2023
Standing up for yourself can be terrifying for survivors of emotional abuse. This episode will walk you through the process so you can begin advocating for yourself. Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot --- Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:12:08

Stories of the Brain

11/15/2023
This episode explores Book a coaching session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot --- Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:07:45

Doing It Scared

11/8/2023
This episode talks about what to do when necessary growth feels uncomfortable and scary. Feel the Fear And Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers Mindset by Carol Dweck Hunt or Be Hunted by Lara Jones Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot --- Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:08:20

Strong Reactions

11/1/2023
This episode explores what to do when you are experiencing a strong reaction to something with real-time examples. Get info on my coaching program: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot --- Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:07:57

When Life Gets Hard

10/25/2023
Some of my observations on what is fueling the exhaustion everyone is feeling as well as my recommendation on moving through it. Book a coaching session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot --- Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:07:21

When It Isn't Forever

10/18/2023
A perspective offering for when relationships you thought would last forever, don't. Plus, what actually makes a relationship successful or not. Learn about my coaching program: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot --- Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:08:14

Q&A

10/11/2023
In this episode I answer your questions such as: And more. If you'd like to send questions to be featured in a future Q&A episode, you can email them to gerdungmelinda@gmail.com Book a coaching session: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot --- Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:07:30

The Dark & Messy Part

10/4/2023
If you are for real about developing self-love, you know it is not all about pampering. This episode delves into the dark, messy part of learning to love your whole self. Book a coaching session: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot --- Find out more about my work: www.melindagerdungcoaching.com Book a session with me: https://calendly.com/gerdungmelinda/coaching-session --- Beat Provided By https://freebeats.io Produced By White Hot ---

Duration:00:08:04