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The Good Divorce — divorcing in a pandemic

Family therapists and lawyers are reportedly booked out due to a spike in inquiries thanks to the COVID-19 lockdowns, particularly in Melbourne and Sydney. We hear what it’s like to separate in a pandemic and if 2021 will result in the tsunami of divorces some are predicting. Guests: Jack Whelan, barrister and mediator, founder of The…

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HAS THE ART OF DATING BEEN LOST?

Read Rachel’s take on dating in the year 2020, published in The Sydney Morning Herald. https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life-and-relationships/has-the-art-of-dating-been-lost-these-singles-are-waiting-to-find-out-20201012-p564dv.html

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HOW TO BREAK UP WELL

It takes months or years to get through a breakup, and the fallout can be totally devastating. Whether it’s money, legal stuff, kids, or all the feelings, we’re giving you practical tools to break up well and flourish afterwards. Listen to Rachel’s segment on ‘How to Break Up Well’ from Ladies, We Need To Talk…

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POST-LOCKDOWN DIVORCE: JUMP IN AUSTRALIAN COUPLES SEEKING HELP

Family therapists and lawyers report an increase in clients seeking counselling or divorce as Australia’s coronavirus lockdown ends. Read Rachel’s feature in the article below. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jun/18/post-lockdown-divorce-jump-in-number-of-australian-couples-seeking-help

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Two become One: Do Soul Mates Exist?

Principal psychologist at Sydney’s The Relationship Room, Rachel Voysey, hears a lot about unrealistic emotional expectations brought on by the notion of an ‘other half’, and is explicit about its validity in science. Read the article with Rachel below. https://www.russh.com/two-become-one-do-soul-mates-exist/.

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