The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide

The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide

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The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide is a biweekly, serial podcast that thoughtfully and often hilariously narrates the journey of a man in his forties navigating the challenges of starting over in life and love after divorce.


That Vitamin D For Ya
Jul 27 • 25 min
Episode Eight of the second season of The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide finds Eric off whatever high horse he was on and giving in to his sexual urges without remorse or concern that he is ruining his life as a Christian. He doesn’t hold back and as…
That Joy and Pain — Those Soul Ties and Ho Cake
Jul 12 • 55 min
Post-divorce trauma is real and it can show up in more than one place. Eric is not okay. Picking up where we left off at Episode 5, Episode 7: Joy and Pain — Soul Ties and Ho Cake packs a punch that hits: Putting your ex-wife on Do Not Disturb HBCUs…
Black Like Me
Jun 19 • 28 min
Welcome to a special edition of The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide. I was personally impacted by the death of Rayshard Brooks as it occurred mere minutes from my house. In light of it being Juneteeth and with Father’s Day 2020 only a couple days away…
That Older, Married Woman
Jun 4 • 32 min
Eric has kept a trump card tucked away in his back pocket — a secret he doesn’t even share with even his closest friends and his newly retained mentors who are helping him along his journey to new life post-divorce. It’s something that give him brief…
That Attack of the Killer Kung Fu News Lady
May 21 • 29 min
In Episode 4 Eric continues on his journey of life, love and pursuing peace and joy. His relationship with Newroom Reporter Lady forces him to discover what is the stuff of relationships — what makes them work and what doesn’t. About the Podcast: The…
Episode 4 Trailer: That Attack of the Killer Kung Fu News Lady
May 19 • 1 min
As Eric continues on his journey of life, love and pursuing peace and joy, he is forced to discover what is the stuff of relationships — what makes them work and what does not. About the Podcast: The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide is a biweekly,…
That Dream and Those Nightmares
May 7 • 35 min
Eric’s dating journey continues, but not without its challenges. He has to deal with his ex-wife texting him a whole lot more than he’d like, showing up late for dates, and learning what to share and what not to share when meeting new people ___________…
Episode 3 Trailer: That Dream and Nightmares
May 3 • 1 min
As much as you try to move forward with your life sometimes the past won’t let go. Episode 3 arrives this Thursday, 05.07.2020.
For the Love of Chocolate
Apr 23 • 28 min
Eric gains a very powerful ally along his quest to better manhood: the Black woman. In this episode his discovers a newfound love for them — one of mutual respect and adoration, one that surpasses desire and companionship. But Eric is still new on his…
Who Is The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide For?
Apr 14 • 5 min
In January of 2020, with the first season of The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide almost done, I was asked who I created the podcast for. The way I began my answer is not the way I finished it. Check out this short clip on what you get and why you get…
One Push-Up, One Sit-Up, One Pull-Up
Apr 9 • 33 min
The story picks up where we left off at the end of Season One. It’s January 1, 2017 and Eric begins to come into his own as a single man. He has a high-visibility job and he realizes he has more time on his hands than he’s had in over a decade. What he…
Season 2: Season of The Wolf
Apr 7 • 1 min
The road to Hell is paved with good intentions. Emotional pain pierces like small, constant drops of water. It’s a dull beating that wears a path through you destroying everything in its path and leaving very little behind. Eric carries his pain as best…
Monday Motivation: You Are WORTHY, A Guided Meditation
Apr 6 • 13 min
It’s when things are most challenging that we begin to wonder why we are here or for that matter, do we matter? In today’s Monday Motivation I share (for a limited time only) a guided meditation that I originally created based on affirmations I used to…
Monday Motivation: Creating (Quality) Time for Yourself in the Time of Coronavirus
Mar 31 • 10 min
CORRECTION: The link mentioned at the end of the episode is incorrect see the corrected link below (before the dotted line). Today’s Monday Motivation comes on a Tuesday. In this episode, I’m talking about creating quality time for ourselves now that we…
Monday Motivation: #NeverSettle (Even During Quarantine)
Mar 23 • 15 min
“Never Settle” is Eric’s personal mantra and he shares why now especially, during the Time of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and #ClubQuarantine it’s more important than ever to never settle in the following areas: in life in work in love If it turns out you have…
Monday Motivation: How To Beat The Coronavirus Blues
Mar 16 • 18 min
So here we are in the midst of a pandemic that has been months in the making, but took only a week’s worth of media and peer pressure to turn life upside down here in the U.S. If you’re home like I am take a listen and get your week started off right with…
Monday Motivation: Time Heals All Wounds
Mar 9 • 9 min
Welcome to Motivational Mondays 3.09.2020: Time does heal all wounds. This is probably the last thing you want to hear when you’re at the start or in the middle of a thing that is challenging you, but if you ever want to get to finish it, or avoid…
Monday Motivation: Tell YOUR Truth
Mar 2 • 7 min
Here is your Monday Motivation, because it’s Monday, somewhere. Welcome to a new segment, not to be confused with the new season of the Dating After Divorce Survival Guide. This week let’s take a look at telling the truth. Telling the truth, no matter…
D.R.E.A.M. (Dating Rules Everything Around Me - But Should It?)
Feb 6 • 28 min
In this, the Season One Finale, the highs and lows and straight up ridiculousness of single life begin to take their toll on Eric. The pain is REAL! Instead of being in love and being at peace, he finds himself emotionally drained, conflicted, and angry…
CLIP EP.5: Texting With Target Lady
Feb 3 • 1 min
In Episode 5 - Eric Pancakehouse and Attack of Target Lady, Eric is given advice on how to bounce back from his divorce that simply doesn’t sit right with soul. He rejects the advice, opting instead for a more righteous path. That is, until the right…
EP.7 TRAILER: D.R.E.A.M. (Dating Rules Everything Around Me - But Should It?)
Jan 30 • 2 min
The highs and lows and straight up ridiculousness of single life begin to take their toll on Eric. Instead of full of swagger and bravado, he finds himself emotionally drained and confused as to what exactly it is he’s doing and maybe more importantly,…
Wookin’ Pa Nub In All Da Wong Paces
Jan 24 • 56 min
In this double-episode bonus (hey, sometimes it takes twice the time to deliver the message), prior to the Season Finale, Eric remains heartbroken behind the scenes despite his new escapades as a single man. He wants nothing more than to be reunited with…
EP.6 TRAILER: Wookin’ Pa Nub In All Da Wong Paces
Jan 22 • 2 min
Eric remains heartbroken behind the scenes of his new escapades as a single man. He wants nothing more than to be reunited with his ex-wife and his family. But when reality sinks in, he chooses what he believes is the quickest and easiest path to…
Eric Pancakehouse & Attack of Target Lady
Jan 10 • 25 min
In Episode 5 Eric is given advice on how to bounce back from his divorce that simply doesn’t sit right with soul. He rejects the advice, opting instead for a more righteous path. That is, until the right person comes along from the most unlikeliest of…
Midseason Trailer
Jan 9 • 10 min
New to The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide? Missed a couple episodes? Want a quick refresher on what’s been going on? No problem! Listen now to find out what’s been happening since Episode 1 (http://datingafterdivorce.guide/listen) . If you like what…
EP.5 TRAILER: Eric Pancakehouse & Attack of Target Lady
Jan 8 • 5 min
In this Trailer for Episode 5 Eric is given advice on how to bounce back from his divorce that simply doesn’t sit right with soul. He rejects the advice, opting instead for a more righteous path. That is, until the right person comes along in the most…
Roaring Into The Soaring Twenties
Jan 2 • 4 min
Happy New Year! It’s 2020 and although Eric doesn’t do resolutions, he does set his intentions for the year with power-packed words that propel personal progress. Listen to this bonus episode to learn how to SOAR in 2020! Pick up your copy of I See…
I Ain’t ‘Fraid of No Ghosts
Dec 30, 2019 • 30 min
An invisible man Sleepin’ in your bed (or in your head) Ow, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! …I ain’t ‘fraid of no ghosts! Ghostbusters aren’t real outside of that great 80’s movie and its regrettable remake in 2016, but in Episode Four of The Dating…
Happy Merry Christmakwanzaa Eve
Dec 24, 2019 • 12 min
Despite the festiveness and the festivities that are the holidays, this time of year, with Christmas gift-getting and the lure of focusing on what you don’t have, oftentimes is a time of great stress and great sadness. Listen in on this short, bonus…
No Bounce To The Ounce
Dec 12, 2019 • 28 min
Episode Three of The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide chronicles Eric’s arrival on the dating scene. Going against some advice he is given, Eric gets better acquainted with a longtime friend of the opposite sex — someone who had previously kept her…
Buggin’ Out
Nov 28, 2019 • 29 min
Episode Two of The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide draws its name from the Tribe Called Quest track and is the conclusion of the story arc that began in Episode One: Can It All Be So Simple. Here the stage is set for how Eric makes his reentry into…
Can It Be All So Simple
Nov 14, 2019 • 24 min
When it comes to getting over and getting through things sometimes you have to go back to the beginning, not to dwell on the past, but to learn from it. Episode One of The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide takes off with a running start as I take you…
SERIES TRAILER
Nov 5, 2019 • 4 min
The Dating After Divorce Survival Guide is the tale of one man’s journey out of love and then back into love — first with himself, then with the rest of the world — which proves to be quite the challenge. Eric Payne, a divorced dad and retired marriage…