Episode 10

The One About Responsibility and Being a Trans Dad

Do you feel responsible for your own feelings and circumstances right now?

In this episode, I’m joined by Nick North to talk about responsibility, ownership and validation (among other things). We’re diving into how each of these topics show up in our relationships, in our families and in our own identities.

Listen on for:

  • Our thoughts on responsibility, and teaching our families to own theirs
  • The impact of focusing on getting validation from others (and boundaries for making that okay)
  • The concept of an exploding doormat (i.e. the Misfit MO!)
  • How to take responsibility for ourselves when that’s not what we’re used to
  • An amazing tool for handling conflict and compromise in your relationships
  • The difference between being in a relationship as a woman and being in a relationship as a man
  • Understanding our privilege and how we can use that for the highest good


Meet Nick

Nick North is a dude, a husband, a dad to 5 kids and a Branding Strategist. He also has a history of living as a woman, a wife, a mom, a photographer and even an EMR. When he embraced his identity and came out as transgender, he realised just how much gender affects the way we think, talk, sell and function. He now speaks from his experience on both sides of the gender coin, empowering men and women to live authentically and powerfully, while also making more money following their passion and their gut. You can find him at http://www.nicknorth.co or sharing many a topless photo and big feelings on Instagram @epicdanger.

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About the Podcast

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About your host

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Ebonie Allard

I'm Ebonie Allard -Founder of Misfit for Life and Head Coach. I'm a Certified & award winning Master Coach. I am the creator of the 'Misfit to Maven Way' and the 'Value Filter™' system.

I'm a Misfit turned Maven. An Adventurer of life. An Author. An Artist. A Priestess. A Sister. A Friend...

As a teacher, healer and master coach I am passionate about facilitating you in self-actualisation.

I specialise in creating the conditions in which you trust yourself and listen to the inherent wisdom you have within.

I help creative heart-led misfits like you to simplify their lives, and eliminate guilt, shame and fear; allowing you to live your greatest potential and be bolder, freer and happier now!

I know that you crave work that's fulfilling, connected intimate relationships, and time to explore, indulge and express your creativity and authentic expression.

It is my mission to help you live a fully rounded three dimensional, successful and self-governed life.

At my core, I believe that it is your responsibility to shine, to bring your gifts to the world, and to encourage others to do the same.