Staying With Someone Who Cheated On You: Is Marriage Counseling the Answer?


June 11th, 2020 . Lisa Kaplin

Staying with someone who cheated on you is a tough call. Every situation is unique. If someone cheats, that doesn't necessarily mean he/she will do it again. Maybe it was a wakeup call that the marriage needs help. Maybe divorce isn't the answer. Tha...

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The Emotional Stages of Divorce Are Like A Roller Coaster Ride


June 8th, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

 When I was going through my divorce, everyone said "This must be such a sad time for you." But actually, even more that sadness, what I remember about that time 12 summers ago was that it felt like a roller coaster of highs and lows. I'm talking ab...

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Advice for “My Ex and My Best Friend Are Dating!”


June 2nd, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

Advice for a woman who wrote to tell me, “My ex and my best friend are dating:” As I just passed the one-year anniversary of my divorce, I've learned that what many had suggested at the time of my separation is most likely true: my ex and my...

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Tips For A Great Relationship With Your Divorce Attorney


May 30th, 2020 . Amanda Clayman

Getting divorced is a major life change, and the process can be emotionally devastating. Having a healthy, productive relationship with your divorce attorney is key in managing the stress and anxiety during divorce. In Atul Gawande's thought provo...

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Going Through An Unfair Divorce?


May 27th, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

Ever have one of those days when everything seems totally unfair? Of course you have if you are going through a divorce, especially an unfair divorce.   I talked to a woman recently who has a full time job and is struggling to pay her bill...

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