Karl Stefanovic's ex-wife Cassandra Thorburn details the 'grief' of their split

Cassandra Thorburn launched her new podcast series, about divorce and separation, on Wednesday. 

On the first episode of Divorce Story: Surviving Separation, the journalist, 48, revealed the 'grief' of her 2016 split from former husband Karl Stefanovic, after 21 years of marriage, and insisted she is no longer in love with him. 

As reported by The Daily Telegraph, while speaking to psychologist Jackie Manning, Cassandra revealed: 'People often say, are you over them? Yes I am over them.

Outspoken: Cassandra Thorburn (pictured) launched her new podcast series, Divorce Story: Surviving Separation on Wednesday

Outspoken: Cassandra Thorburn (pictured) launched her new podcast series, Divorce Story: Surviving Separation on Wednesday

'I am over my ex-husband but it is about going through the grief of going through a divorce. Going through a divorce is really stressful, so that is something to grieve.' 

She added: 'Divorce is a trauma, it is something you have to go through a process of. You can't underestimate that someone going through grief has to go through a process and if they have had a trauma. 

Open: On the first episode of Divorce Story: Surviving Separation, the journalist, 48, revealed the 'grief' of her 2016 split from former husband Karl Stefanovic after 21 years of marriage, and insisted she is no longer in love with him. Pictured together on May 1, 2011 in Melbourne

Open: On the first episode of Divorce Story: Surviving Separation, the journalist, 48, revealed the 'grief' of her 2016 split from former husband Karl Stefanovic after 21 years of marriage, and insisted she is no longer in love with him. Pictured together on May 1, 2011 in Melbourne

'You can't limit that amount of grief... Your own grief process is your own'. 

Cassandra explained that another difficulty was 'starting over' after two decades as a family together. 

'I had been with my partner for 21 years, had three children but my relationship ended and all of a sudden I found myself a single stay at home mum,' she said. 

In the candid chat, Cassandra went on reveal how she copes when she and a loved one exchange difficult words. 

Cassandra revealed: 'People often say, are you over them? Yes I am over them. I am over my ex-husband but it is about going through the grief of going through a divorce. Going through a divorce is really stressful, so that is something to grieve.' Pictured on June 16, 2012 in Sydney

Cassandra revealed: 'People often say, are you over them? Yes I am over them. I am over my ex-husband but it is about going through the grief of going through a divorce. Going through a divorce is really stressful, so that is something to grieve.' Pictured on June 16, 2012 in Sydney

'Things are said or written or texted or emailed or however you have that relationship with someone that was once a spouse,' she said. 

'You can't take all of it to heart. You can often treat those closest to you the worst.

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