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How Do I Tell Him I Want a Divorce?

October 16, 2019 . Jackie Pilossoph

Jackie, I don't know where to start. I don't love my husband anymore. I also don't want to be married anymore.  I don't understand the point of marriage and I regret it everyday.  I have been married 5 years. We have no children together.  My pro...

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When Your Wife Walks Out On You And You Blame Yourself

October 12, 2019 . Jackie Pilossoph

What do you do when your wife walks out on you? That's the question of this reader, whose wife left and who is blaming himself: I have only myself to blame. I could have done so many things different to make her happy. She begged me to change but ...

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Being Friends With Your Ex: Is It Possible And How Do You Get There?

October 10, 2019 . Jackie Pilossoph

Most people I know who are first getting divorced can’t stand their ex-husbands and/or ex-wives. They either have this deep hatred for the person, or they roll their eyes at the mention of his or her name, or they just feel pity for the person. It ...

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12 Things I Wish I Knew When I was Getting Divorced

October 7, 2019 . Jackie Pilossoph

I'd walk around on the verge of tears all day long, every day. I felt really scared. I felt sad. I felt angry. I felt like a failure. I felt worried about my young kids. And, I felt very very alone. I'm referring to a time in my life 11 years ago, wh...

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Facing Divorce? Here Is Some Sisterly Advice For Those In Need

October 4, 2019 . Jackie Pilossoph

Facing divorce isn't easy. This is an article I wrote for my sorority sisters. It’s been over 30 years since I attended an Alpha Chi candlelight ceremony for a mystery sister who was either getting lavaliered, pinned, or engaged, but I can still...

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