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ADP 040 What do Adult Children of Divorce and Adult Children of Alcoholics have in common?

In this podcast, Kent discusses some similar challenges ACD and ACOA face, why, and what can be done. 

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ADP 039 Overcoming Struggles with Mother’s Day Cards

Mother’s Day can be challenging for adults with divorced parents. In this podcast Kent looks at tough questions like, “what […]

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ADP 038 How Divorce Can Affect Daughters

Kent reviews Kate Spicer article and supporting research on how Father Hunger can affect daughters and how to overcome the […]

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ADP 037 Why is Christmas important?

Paul Harvey: A Christmas Story Kent shares a classic Paul Harvey story that illustrates in very simple terms why the […]

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ADP 036 Navigating Holidays with Divorced Parents-Interview

Holidays can feel like they’re more hassle than they’re worth, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Leslie Nunnery […]

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ADP 035 Holiday Boundaries with Divorced Parents

Kent discusses what boundaries are, why they may be needed with divorced parents, and ways to apply them. 

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ADP 034 Kent interview with Leslie Nunnery

Leslie Nunnery of the Teach Them Diligently homeschool organization interviews Kent on issues that can affect adults with divorced parents.

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ACD 033 When “I’m Sorry” Never Comes

Kent looks at our desire for apologies and dealing with their absence.  

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ACD 032 Where Was God?

Kent explores this, often unspoken, question that adults with divorced parents can wrestle with. 

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ACD 031 Overcoming Sadness at Christmastime

Kent looks at what can cause holiday blues and how to overcome them. 

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ACD 030 Talking to Our Divorced Parents

Kent shares a tool for better communication with our divorced parents. 

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ACD 029 Two Secrets for a Healthy Marriage

Kent shares secrets from a couple who just passed 76 years of marriage. 

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ACD 028 Ethical Non-monogamy?

Kent explores temptations that vulnerable ACD can experience through the lens of what works and what doesn’t.  

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ACD 027 Thinking About Divorce?

Kent helps ACD think through this important decision. 

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ACD 026 Thoughts on my Dad's Funeral

Kent looks at some of the unique challenges adults with divorced parents can face when their parents die. 

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ACD 25 Hope-less vs. Hope-full

Kent discussed how ACD can move from a hope-less attitude about relationships, life, and other areas to one that is […]

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ACD 024 ACD's Forgiveness and Boundaries

Kent conducts an overview of ACD’s struggles with Forgiveness and Boundaries

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ACD 023 ACD's Need to Grieve

Kent explores the losses ACD can incur and why they need to grieve them. 

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ACD 022 ACD: Avoiding the Divorce Cycle

Kent discusses why ACD tend to divorce at much higher rates and steps that can help them avoid divorce. 

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ACD 21 ACD: Soothing Their Pain

Kent reviews how  the “harmless” activities of adults with divorced parents can sometimes  have roots in unresolved pain. 

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ACD 20 Fear of Abandonment

Kent looks at ways the fear of abandonment can impact adults with divorced parents.

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ACD 019 Fear of Conflict

Kent discusses how the fear of conflict can affect adults with divorced parents. 

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ACD 018 Navigating Divorced Parent's Worlds

Kent discusses the challenges of trying to adapt to Dad and Mom’s different lifestyles, rules, beliefs, and more. 

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ACD 017 ACD Issues Overview 2

This is the first of a ten-part series where Kent discusses additional issues that impact adults with divorced parents. 

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ACD 016 Gray Divorce Overview

Kent discusses the major issues that impact adults who are adults when their parents divorce. 

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ACD 015 Father Hunger and Maleness

Kent discusses the challenge some guys have with answering a key question, “Am I a real man?” when they lose […]

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ACD 014 Interview w/Chris Martin

Kent Darcie interviews Chris Martin about her book, “10 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Parents Divorced and Remarried.” 

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LAT: A Temptation for ACD?

Living Apart Together (LAT) may sound attractive, but Kent Darcie discusses the pros and cons for adults with divorced parents. […]

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ACD 012 Reclaiming Christmas

In this program Kent shares a couple of Christmas stories and offers hope for adult children of divorce, because this […]

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ACD 011 Do Divorced Parents Care?

Kent discusses the reality that often is lost in the hurts, offenses, and misunderstandings parental divorce can create. 

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ACD 010 Questions ACD ask (or are afraid to)

In this last program in this 10 part series Kent answers questions he receives from adults with divorced parents.

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ACD 009 – Setting healthy boundaries with divorced parents

Kent Darcie discusses the challenges of boundaries with divorced parents and reviews necessary components of healthy boundaries. 

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ACD 008 – ACD's and Forgiveness Pt 2

Kent Darcie discusses some of the myths of forgiveness and explores what forgiveness looks like for those with divorced parents.

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Hope4ACD PC 007 – ACD's and Forgiveness Pt 1

Kent Darcie discusses the struggles adults with divorced parents can have with forgiveness.

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ACD 006 – The ACD's Struggle with Anxiety

Kent discusses some surprising connections between parental divorce and anxiety in the lives of ACDs. 

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ACD 005 – ACD's and Father Hunger

Kent discusses Father Hunger in adults with divorced parents, looks at the challenges, and offers helps to overcome this powerful […]

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ACD 004 – ACD's and Anger Pt 2

In this second program on anger and adults with divorce parents, Kent shares tools that can help reduce angry responses. 

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ACD 003 – ACD's and Anger Pt 1

Kent Darcie and Foster Braun discuss the tendency for adults with divorced parents to struggle with anger issues and what […]

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ACD 002 – ACD's Struggle with Trust

Kent Darcie and Foster Braun discuss the difficulty adults with divorced parents have trusting others. 

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ACD 001 – ACD Issue Overview

Foster Braun and Kent Darcie begin a ten-podcast series that discusses common issues that impact adults with divorced parents. This […]