Modern Love Podcast: The Upside of Our Parents’ Divorce

Modern Love Podcast: The Upside of Our Parents’ Divorce

What’s the secret to sibling success? Evidently, an ugly divorce. At the very least, that is how it went down for Ellen Umansky and her two brothers.

Ellen’s parents separated when she was 9. “They beloved us deeply, but there were battles to be won — emotional, reputational, financial,” Ellen wrote in her Modern Really like essay.

Ellen and her brothers were flung into a new reality of parental feuds and convoluted calendar arrangements. Amid this, her brothers became her spouse and children in just the family members — her “one continuous and convenience.”

Today’s episode is about “Team Umansky,” as Ellen’s partner phone calls them, a device that has stuck with each other from adolescence via adulthood.

Hosted by: Daniel Jones and Miya Lee
Produced by: Julia Botero, Hans Buetow and Tracy Mumford
Edited by: Sara Sarasohn
Govt Producer: Wendy Dorr
Tunes by: Marion Lozano and Dan Powell
Combined by: Corey Schreppel
Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
Unique many thanks: Julia Simon, Mahima Chablani, Bonnie Wertheim, Anya Strzemien, Joanna Nikas, Choire Sicha, Lisa Tobin, Sam Dolnick and Ryan Wegner at Audm.

Views? Email us at

Want much more from Fashionable Really like? Study earlier stories. View the Tv set collection and indicator up for the publication. We also have swag at the NYT Store and two guides, “Modern Like: Legitimate Tales of Enjoy, Loss, and Redemption” and “Tiny Appreciate Tales: True Tales of Love in 100 Terms or Significantly less.”

Source connection


Posted by Krin Rodriquez

Passionate for technology and social media, ex Silicon Valley insider.