Divorce Advice: He’s Just Not That Into You


September 17th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

Divorced Girl Smiling received the following comment from a divorced woman seeking divorce advice: I would love to hear why you think that when my now ex wanted a divorce after 30 years of marriage, working together and being best friends, – who...

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Divorce Advice for Woman Whose Husband Left Her for Her Sister!


September 7th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

Jackie, I am a single mom of a 16 year old and a 2 year old looking for divorce advice. My 16 year old is from my first husband and we have a great relationship. My 2 year-old’s father and I broke up a week before our son turned a year old. About 6...

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What NOT to Say To Someone Going Through a Divorce


August 28th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

When I was newly separated, I was brokenhearted. I also had feelings of fear, anger, resentment and confusion. I felt like I was living in a fog, like maybe I'd wake up the next day and this would all have been a dream. Unfortunately, the nightmare w...

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Divorced Woman Asks for Group Hug


August 25th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

I don’t know one divorced woman or man (or anyone on earth-divorced or not) who doesn't have days or even longer times when things seem to be imploding in their worlds. In my own situation, I describe those periods of time as feeling like I’m ...

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Ugly Divorce? Feeling Pretty Is Important


August 20th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

  I’m not sure I’ve ever met a person going through a divorce who didn’t describe it as “ugly.” Isn’t an ugly divorce sort of expected? I mean, we can all say we know this one couple getting divorced who are really amicable, who a...

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