The Divorce Social
The Divorce Social
Nov 16, 2021
Jacqui Smith
Play • 51 min

‘Sometimes there are things in your life you just have to accept and live with, that you can’t solve, that you can’t put right - a lot of my life is about let’s solve that problem... but this is something, the most important thing in my life and I actually couldn’t control…’ -Jacqui Smith

Former Home Secretary and political commentator Jacqui Smith joins Samantha Baines to talk about divorce and the expenses scandal even gets a mention. Jacqui talks about the importance of counselling and accepting the end of her 32 year marriage. They both discuss different sorts of grief and how to handle their emotions. Jacqui speaks about online dating and the awkwardness of being recognised by her date! They both talk about adapting to life without men in their homes and the sudden need and satisfaction of buying their own toolkits!

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