Ghada and Ranyah don’t know each other, but their stories have a lot in common. When they each married their husbands, everybody around them assumed they’d live happily ever after. It didn’t turn out that way for either of them. They were both left to rebuild a new identity as single women in the Middle East, all while raising their family. In this episode, we hear their stories of journeying through divorce, and what came next.


Episode Credits & Notes

Special Thanks to Ranyah, Ghada, and all the other women who spoke to us about their divorce.

Produced by Shahd Bani Odeh, Dana Ballout, and Alex Atack. With editorial support by Bella Ibrahim and Hebah Fisher. Sound design by Mohamed Khreizat.