Change is a Bitch: Tips for Coping with Fear of Change

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July 1st, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

Change is a bitch, isn't it? It can feel strange, uncomfortable and scary. I think that fear of change is one of the biggest stressors of  divorce. Whether your spouse left you or you left him, change is scary, and probably one of the most difficult...

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Honey, I Want A Divorce: When A Woman Decides to Leave

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June 28th, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

Below is an email from a reader who explained that she is going through a divorce, and that the divorce was HER decision. She asked me if I could give her some advice for when a woman decides to leave. In other words, how does one deal with the immen...

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20 Things I Wish I Could Have Told My Newly Separated Self

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June 25th, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

As I look back on myself as a newly separated 41 year-old--feeling scared and sad and angry and hopeless and lonely,  I realize now how utterly lost I was. Those first several months going through a divorce with two young children were painful and d...

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My Ex Is In Love With Someone Else Now: How To Cope

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June 22nd, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

From a reader who writes,“My ex is in love with someone else now:" I have a very difficult situation. My ex is in love with someone else now. I have been loving my ex wife for 20 years and I'm only 41. We separated about 5 years ago and our divo...

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What Father’s Day Means To An Ex-Wife

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June 19th, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

When I think of Father's Day, I think of my father and always will. But there is another father who is very important on Father's Day: my ex-husband. Why is he important? Because he is my children's father. Maybe you are newly separated and this i...

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