What A Windy Day and My 10 Year-Old Son Taught Me About Fear of Change

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March 20th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

Fear of change is one of the biggest characteristics of a divorce. It doesn't matter whether your spouse left you or you left him, change is scary. Even if deep in your heart you know the marriage can't work any longer, change is scary. And even if y...

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The Benefits of Going Back To Work After Divorce

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March 14th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

One big change that many divorced women experience is that they end up going back to work after divorce. Some women are excited, but I think going back to work after divorce can be terrifying for many reasons, which range from leaving your kids wi...

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9 Facts About The Suburban Single Mom

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February 9th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

Living life as a suburban single mom is kind of complicated. Why? Because although divorce is sharply on the rise, being a single parent in a family oriented community is still far from the norm. Not that the single mom and her kids don't constitute ...

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Successful Co-parenting Starts With Better Conversations

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January 13th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

Successful co-parenting can be challenging for divorced couples, especially if there are feelings of anger, resentment and hurt lingering. This is a great guest post by family law attorney and mediator, Rachel Moore, who offers tips on how to communi...

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The Real Face Of Divorce

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December 8th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

The idea to write this blog post stemmed from episode one of season two of "Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce," a drama/comedic series on Bravo. A really good scene in the episode involves its main character, Abby McCarthy (a divorced writer…hmmm sound...

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