Ever Been to a Divorce Party?

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February 2nd, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

Pilossoph (third from the left) at her Divorce Party last Thursday night   Many of you know that I am a features reporter for Sun-Times Media. So, if last Thursday’s event, the Divorced Girl Smiling Divorce Party/Fundraiser wasn’t MY...

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Inside the Mind of a Recently Separated 40 Something Woman

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December 24th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

It’s a well known fact that every single woman drops at least 10 pounds the minute she becomes recently separated. Think about it. She gets upset and is unable to eat frequently, she’s stressed about the unknown, the attorney fees, and how her ki...

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Just released today: Divorced Girl Smiling, the Novel

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December 5th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

I am proud to announce the release of my new divorce novel, DIVORCED GIRL SMILING, now available in paperback and Kindle on amazon.com! Much like this blog, DIVORCED GIRL SMILING is funny, entertaining, heartfelt and inspirational. It's a root for ...

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The Fairytale Ending I love so Much: Katie Couric’s Engagement

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September 23rd, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

I’m a sucker for fairytale endings. Read any of my novels and you might seriously want to throw up at the end because they all wrap up sickeningly sweet (the way a romantic comedy should, in my opinion.) So, when I found out that Katie Couric got e...

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My Lunch with Divorced Women and What I Learned

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September 19th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

A few days ago, I had lunch with two divorced women who really made me re-evaluate how I feel about certain divorce situations. One woman’s husband had left her for another women (who he is still involved with.) The other woman was the one who chos...

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