Divorce Advice: The First Year

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October 12th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Every divorce situation is different, so it’s hard to give divorce advice without getting criticized, because people think, “How does SHE know? I’m a guy and she’s a girl,” or “She didn’t get divorced because her husband cheated,” or ...

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Divorce Anger: Do you have it?

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October 10th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Scenario: You  find out your ex is dating one of your girlfriends. You immediately call them both and start screaming at each about how unethical they are, how much you hate them, and what horrible people they are. That's an example of divorce ang...

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Two Divorced Women: What We Miss And What We Don’t

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October 8th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Last night, my friend K stopped over for a quick dinner. K was married for 27 years and has been divorced for 5. No big surprise that what we thought was going to be a quick 30 minute sharing of a salad turned into two and a half hours of drinking wi...

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Child Support: Why He Can’t Stand Giving You That Check Every Month

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September 29th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Can men and women be friends after a divorce? I think so. Not immediately, but over time, you might be surprised. But there's one thing I think that keeps men and women at odds for a long, long time. It's a source of resentment that breeds perpetual ...

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My Ex Is Getting Married And It Hurts Like Hell. How To Handle It

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September 1st, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

My ex is getting married and it hurts like hell!! That's what I wanted to shout several years ago when I found out my ex was engaged. I don’t care how much time has gone by or how long a person has been divorced, when you find out your ex is get...

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