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 Bachelor: I’ve Got Issues

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March 4th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

If you happened to see last week's episode of The Bachelor, read my Love Essentially column below, published yesterday in Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press editions. See if you agree with my issues!   Is It Possible To Love Two People At Once?...

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7 Tips For Women Dating Over 40

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February 22nd, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

Anyone who is dating over 40 will attest to the fact that it can be really challenging for many reasons. These include anything from juggling kids' schedules to the insecurities and fear that come with divorce and just being older, in general. &nb...

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8 Job Searching Tips for Moms Going Back to Work After Divorce

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November 15th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

I get it. You were a stay-at-home mom when you were married because one income was enough for your family to live comfortably. But, your separation changes everything, and now you're facing the fact that you might be going back to work after divorce....

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The Affair Paints Realistic Picture of Divorce

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November 10th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

I have to admit I wasn't a huge fan of season one of Showtime's The Affair. While I loved the concept—a happy family man and father of four falls for a younger, sexy and married woman, has an affair with her and blows up his marriage, I found the t...

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