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Are you Dating a Liar? Here are 11 Signs You Might Be

September 24, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

Dating after divorce isn't easy. I would know. I've done it. One thing I remember, and  that I hear from men and women dating in their forties, fifties and beyond, is that people lie. They lie about many things, including their age, why they got div...

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Arguing With The Ex: Know When To Walk Away

September 21, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

Arguing with the ex is a pretty common occurrence, given the fact that one main reason people get divorced is because they argue excessively. So, the interactions that were present in the marriage are usually similar in the divorce. Add resentment, a...

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Leslie Glazier Real Estate Agent: My Review

September 18, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

Moving is stressful. I know that because I just did it. It takes guts, especially after living somewhere for 16 years and feeling like you’re in your comfort zone. But now that I’m in my new place, I am so so glad I did it! I am in heaven. I love...

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Finding Out After Your Divorce That Your Ex Cheated

September 15, 2020 . Amy Lee Kite

There is an old saying that what you don’t know can’t hurt you. There is, of course, much truth to that. Many people would prefer to not find out something that a friend said about them behind their back or how a boss was close to firing them or ...

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What To Say On A Date When Asked About Your Divorce

September 12, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

When it comes to what to say on a date, specifically answering the question "Why did you get divorced?" things can get complicated. I mean, undoubtedly, it will come up at some point. Right? I mean, can you blame someone for wanting to know?  ...

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