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Sarah Lyman, PurplCouch Founder
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PurplCouch was founded in 2021 to reduce the stigma and burden of divorce.

The company name was inspired by founder Sarah Lyman’s own divorce journey. When furnishing her new apartment after separating from her husband, she suddenly realized she didn’t need anyone else’s input on the furniture, and bought a velour purple couch - and named her business after it. “PurplCouch is a symbol of the empowerment we get when we look forward,” Lyman says, “and write the next chapter of our lives.”

(right) Sarah Lyman, PurplCouch founder. Photo by Steve Yerby.
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Sarah Lyman is a communications professional with 15 years' experience in public speaking. She presents candidly and with humor about her own divorce, what's she's learned by listening to divorce experts, and how to shift one's mindset from failed marriage to fresh start.

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About PurplCouch (59 words)

PurplCouch.com is an online course for people getting divorced. This video course features interviews with divorce pros including an attorney, financial planner, tax preparer, couple and family therapist, and a child psychologist to learn the legal, financial, and emotional information folks need to be more empowered. Ultimately, we work toward shifting the mindset from "failed marriage" to "fresh start."

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