Kids’ Competitive Sports And Marital Conflict

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July 17th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

There are countless reasons for marital conflict, but the kids is probably pretty high up there on the list of the most common. In this week's Love Essentially, published in the Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, I address marital strife that can be caus...

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Advice For The Single Mom: Handle It

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June 29th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

My late father was one of the wisest people I have ever known. Among his countless displays of knowledge and perception was his ability to counsel this single mom. When I would call him and tell him about a problem I was having, he would offer advice...

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Involving The Kids In The Divorce: It’s Just Disgusting

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June 13th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Men and women do horrible things during divorce. Many are so hurt and angry, that their number one goal becomes hurting the other person. But some sink to a level that is absolutely disgusting. I cannot think of anything more damaging, actually. Some...

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Being Friends With Your Ex: How Friendly Is Too Friendly?

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June 7th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

At the beginning of a breakup and through a divorce, it’s very hard to imagine becoming friends with your ex. In fact, the relationship usually gets a lot worse (which is unimaginable) when two people go from being in a bad marriage and living toge...

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Are Your Kids Watching 13 Reasons Why? Yep.

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May 29th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Thinking about your teen or pre-teen watching a show about suicide, with scenes in it about bullying, rape, drinking, and drunk driving can be really really scary. I'm referring to the new Netflix drama, 13 Reasons Why;  a show that almost every kid...

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