Wife's Tales

Wife's Tales

By April N Kirk
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Have you ever wished there was a manual for surviving divorce and co-parenting? So do we! That's why we created this podcast to help other women, men, and families that are going through the same situations. Listen to how we manage our chaotic circus, while trying to survive at this thing called life, and build a bond stronger than anything you can imagine. Listen as we laugh, cry, scream, and most importantly...spill the beans on our crazy stories.
More places to listen
Have you ever wished there was a manual for surviving divorce and co-parenting? So do we! That's why we created this podcast to help other women, men, and families that are going through the same situations. Listen to how we manage our chaotic circus, while trying to survive at this thing called life, and build a bond stronger than anything you can imagine. Listen as we laugh, cry, scream, and most importantly...spill the beans on our crazy stories.

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Strange Money
In this episode April and Loren continue the custody battle sage with a new court hearing.  This time, the judge orders Loren to pay child support to John.  During court, she also comes face to face with a long time friend turned foe.  Loren discusses the advancement of her romantic relationship and where it is headed.  April tells us about her feelings in the child support hearing, as well as the issues with John's attorney's office.  She learns that her pregnant daughter has decided to get married.  April also realizes that while things are difficult for her relationship with John due to the ongoing custody battle, she will always remain by his side because he is the love of her life.
41:36
October 6, 2019
Hopelessly Devoted
In this episode the Wives discuss the continuance of their unproductive co-parenting relationship.  April recalls an incident where Loren attacked her insecurities, by insulting her recent lip injections.  April also continues the saga of her pregnant daughter and the drama behind that situation. Loren remembers how difficult her life was when she felt alienated from her children's lives.  She takes us back to the relationship she was in and recalls just how serious things were becoming.  
47:19
September 29, 2019
Who's Your Momma
In this episode, April and Loren discuss their views on children calling stepparents 'mom' and 'dad'.  They explain their take on the topic by giving insight into their individual childhood situations, as well as their current position.  The Wives are also joined by special guests, John and Roy.  The men give their opinions on the topic and offer a few laughs to lighten the mood.  John describes his feelings on his children referring to April as 'mom'.  Roy explains how he felt when April's daughters began calling him 'dad'.
38:38
September 22, 2019
Boyfriend and Baby on Board
In this episode April and Loren discuss the first major shared holiday in their co-parenting journey.  Loren also discusses the details of her first serious relationship after her divorce from John.  April tells us the struggles she had when she and John discuss having and child of their own, and then drops the bomb on who is expecting a baby.
42:13
September 22, 2019
Wedding Bells And Stories To Tell
In this episode, the Wives continue to discuss the negative co-parenting relationship they maintained.  They talk about how difficult it was to communicate in all aspects.  April describes her wedding day and shares a secret with Loren that has them both in tears with laughter.  Loren also tells us about the new love interest she met during that time in her life.
57:06
September 8, 2019
The Aftermath
In this episode, the Wives discuss the aftermath of the verdict.  They also discuss their friendship and co-parenting relationship and what they believe got them to the positive place they are in.  They laugh and gasp at their parenting and relationship stories, while explaining what they hope listeners get out of hearing their stories.
1:06:43
September 1, 2019
The Verdict
In this episode, the Wives talk about the initial court case that decided custody for Loren and John's three boys.  We hear about the emotional details during the trial and how the outcome affected their family.  The Wives are joined by John, April's husband and Loren's ex-husband, to give his first-hand account of the events that transpired that day.
1:00:34
August 25, 2019
Lies and Ex-Wives
In this special edition Podcast released in honor of reaching 500 Facebook followers, the Wives sit down with Jessica, the wife of April's 1st ex-husband to discuss their co-parenting dynamic.  April and Jessica take a trip down memory lane to the beginning of their tumultuous relationship, and how they overcame the odds to provide a stable and positive atmosphere for their children.
38:59
August 24, 2019
The Beginning Of The End
In this episode, April and Loren discuss the aftermath of the email that rocked their worlds.  They go into detail about the start of the custody battle that lasted over two years.  This is where things begin to get extremely difficult and emotions that have been buried, never to be seen again, rise to the surface.  
52:11
August 18, 2019
Receiving Love and Sending Wrath
In this episode, April and Loren discuss the catapult into their messy relationship.  They will talk about the email that began the horrible custody battle that lasted over 2 years.  Loren discusses her move back to Georgia and how that affected her relationship with John.  April discusses the beginning of her relationship with John, and how they fell in love while he was away for training.
1:06:50
August 18, 2019
Where There's Smoke There's Fire
 In this week's episode, April and Loren discuss the culminating event of the finale of Loren's marriage to John.  April discusses how her feelings for John began to grow stronger.  You will hear about the lies, betrayal, family drama, and so much more!  
38:20
August 8, 2019
Bang Is The Sound Of Revenge
 In this episode, April and Loren discuss the continuing saga of their rollercoaster relationship.  It seemed like they had made a mends, but it was short lived.  The drama continued over the friendship that April was building with John, only causing Loren to dislike April even more.  Things came to a head when April discovered a text between Loren and Roy regarding the night they "ended it with a bang". 
39:19
August 8, 2019
The Story Of Greener Grass
 In this episode, April and Loren discuss the infamous 'watering can'.  As April and John's friendship is progressing, Loren returns and things start to heat up.  The tension between Loren and John is at an all-time high.  As a storm rolls into town, Loren decides to confront April about her relationship with John.  
49:15
August 8, 2019
How I Met The Guy Next Door
 In this episode, April and Loren discuss the night they first met.  April also discusses how her friendship with John began.  She describes the moment she found out that Loren had moved out and John was getting a divorce. Loren talks about why she left and how she felt about April when they originally met.  She also opens up about what things were like inside their home that led up to her leaving.   
29:44
August 8, 2019
The Husband I Never Knew
 In this week's episode, Loren and April go into detail about the bombshell that was dropped on Loren early in her marriage with John.  They will discuss infidelity, secret children, and working through heartache and pain.  April will ask Loren tough questions on what it was like to find out that the father of her child also had a child with someone else.  Join them as the secrets are revealed first hand! 
38:46
August 8, 2019
How We Survived Affairs And Child Brides
 In this episode the April and Loren discuss their first and second marriages.  Loren goes into detail on her first marriage and how she believes he was her one true love.  Will they find their way back to one another?  She also discusses her second marriage to John, who is April's current husband.  Loren talks about how her marriage to John began as an affair. April discusses her first marriage that began at a very young age.  She talks about the domestic abuse she encountered during that relationship.  She goes into detail about the positive co-parenting relationship they were able to build and how her second husband played a major role in forging that alliance.  April explains how even though her second marriage ended in divorce, they still maintain a very positive co-parenting relationship, as well. 
33:57
August 8, 2019
And So It Begins
April and Loren take it way back...back to the beginning.  They dive into their childhood of divorce, blended families, abuse, alcoholism, and teen pregnancy.  The 'Wife's' take you on a journey to where it all started for them.  In this episode you will learn how their upbringing molded them into the women they are today.  You will also gain a better understanding of how their past has and continues to affect their future.  This will be an emotional journey for them, so join in while they laugh, cry, and drink wine!
29:28
August 8, 2019
The 5 W's: Who, What, When, Where, and Wife's
In this episode April and Loren introduce themselves and give listeners an insight into who they are, what listeners can expect to hear, when they will be podcasting and blogging, where they will podcast and the significance of the place, and most importantly - the reason the Wife's decided to join forces and tackle this journey together as a TEAM!
21:27
August 8, 2019
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