Joey Pontarelli

As the founder and president of Restored, Joey received his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Franciscan University of Steubenville and his MBA from Benedictine College. He’s spoken around the U.S., Europe, and Central America. His articles have been featured on various blogs such as the Chastity Project, the Culture Project, FOCUS, and in Shalom Tidings Magazine. Joey lives in Colorado with his wife, Brigid. As a child of divorce, Joey Pontarelli started Restored to help other children of divorce. Restored creates content that gives practical advice to teens and young adults on how to cope and heal after the trauma of their parents’ divorce or separation, so they can feel whole again.

5 Tips to Build a Divorce-Proof Marriage

How do you build love that lasts? Ever since my parents divorced, that question haunted me. I feared my future marriage would end too. Eventually, I learned almost all children of...

The Most Painful Day of My Life – And What I Did About It

The most painful day of my life was the day my parents separated. I was 11 years old. Mom told me and my siblings. My whole world shattered. As a young...