How to tell people about your separation

Not everyone has a choice when it comes to their marriage ending. For some people, it can be sudden - for others it can feel like a long time coming. But how do you get through those first few weeks of what is commonly referred to as the second most stressful life event - second to the death of a spouse? We’ll be joined by psychologist Jacqui Manning to talk about how to grieve a sudden marriage breakdown and the tips you need to get you motivated during a pretty shitty time. And we’ll be walking you through how to tell your friends, family and kids that your relationship is over…


Produced by Cass Thorburn (@cassthorburn) & Annaliese Dent (@annaliesedent)

The Executive Producer & Head of Audio at Pacific is Elissa Ratliff

The original music used in Divorce Story is composed by Jackson Stefanovic

With thanks to Jacqui Manning


Find out more about Jacqui Manning here.

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