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


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


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


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


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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Can You Go Back to Court after a Divorce is Final?


June 17th, 2022 . Anna Krolikowska

Can you go back to court after a divorce is final? Absolutely. As a divorce attorney, I understand that things change. The parenting plan, finances, and life situations may look different years after the divorce is final, hence the need to possibly c...

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