Divorced Girl Smiling

Welcome, Beautiful Girl!

Divorced Girl Smiling is an honest, non-sugar-coated, helpful place for women and men who are thinking of separating, going through a divorce, or living life and dating after divorce, many as single parents.

Feel free to browse the site for articles and blog posts that offer advice, support and inspiration from me, along with top-notch contributors. You might also find yourself giggling, laughing and feeling entertained and uplifted while reading some of the articles.

Additionally, Divorced Girl Smiling is a great place to find resources for business and professionals you might need during and after your divorce. These include attorneys, jewelry buyers, financial advisors, divorce coaches, therapists and more!

Divorced Girl Smiling is safe and anonymous. We hope it provides you with the answers to some of your questions and concerns, and that it helps you solve your problems, feel less alone, cope with your issues and get motivated to live your best and authentic life.

Love, Jackie Pilossoph,
Creator and Editor-in-Chief, Divorced Girl Smiling.

Alcohol Addiction And Divorce Often Go Hand In Hand

August 21, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

 I remember hearing awhile back that alcohol addiction was the number one cause of divorce. I don't know if that's true, but if it is, I wouldn't be surprised. Alcohol addiction and divorce go hand in hand if the addict doesn't get help. Read this r...

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Robert Redford Retiring?!

August 18, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

When I read in the news about Robert Redford retiring, I decided to celebrate him and his movies--mainly his romances, in this week's Love Essentially.   There's Nothing Like Those Robert Redford Romances by Jackie Pilossoph for Chicago...

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Why Taking The High Road In Divorce Matters And 10 Ways To Do It

August 15, 2018 . Karen Covy

Taking the high road in divorce is not easy. As a matter of fact, it might seem downright unfair, and even stupid sometimes. Why would you ever want to do anything good, or fair, or nice to someone who just destroyed your family, your dreams, and you...

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50/50 Custody Versus Traditional Every Other Weekend Parenting Time

August 12, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

When I was going through my divorce 11 years ago, I had the feeling that most divorced couples were still doing the traditional custody arrangement, where Mom has the kids during the week, and Dad gets them one night a week and every other weekend. E...

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What Do You Do When Your Husband Cheated With Your BFF?

August 10, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

It's hard enough when you find out your husband cheated. But what if you found out your husband cheated with your best friend? I can't even imagine, and actually, it happens so much more often than people think. I sat down with therapist, Debra Alper...

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