Our Ex Life
Summary: Serge Bielanko and Monica Bielanko share tales from their divorce and its aftermath as they struggle to coparent three small children while living four-doors-down from each other.
Serge and Monica reflect on lessons learned in 2017 and answer your questions. Photo: Alice Teeple
Wherein Serge and Monica discuss the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.
As Serge turns 46, he and Monica reflect on life in your forties and what it all means.
Max was so much more than a pet. Monica and Serge reflect on the magic their dog brought to their marriage and how he forever transformed them.
Splitting holidays when you're a divorced parent is one of the worst things about ex life. Serge and Monica talk about the difficulties of co-parenting during the holidays and how they're spending Thanksgiving.
Serge and Monica discuss the difficulties of being a solo parent with three young children and no one to back you up as well as how equally awful it feels when the kids are with the other parent and you're left alone.
Serge tells Monica he has a girlfriend, his first since their divorce. They attempt to podcast in the wake of the girlfriend conversation and it doesn't go so well.
Ex-spouses, Serge and Monica, talk about how they came to live four doors down from each other and the pros and cons of their unique, divorced living situation.