How to be Happy After Divorce: A Simple Exercise that Might Help!


April 19th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

I wrote a blog post a couple of months ago called "How to get from Hopelessness to Happiness after Divorce," and it got probably the most views of any blog post I've written. Why? I think because separated or divorced men and women are always looking...

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I’m Listening! Divorce Advice in Response to Your Comments


April 12th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

Divorced Girl Smiling has been in existence for 14 months, and during that time, I’ve done my best to offer divorce advice not only in an inspirational way, but I constantly strive to be impartial, nonjudgmental, and of course, funny, at times to l...

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My Ex is Dating my Friend! How to Handle it and How to NOT Go Insane


March 26th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

There are a few different instances that happened during the time I was newly separated that caused me to classify myself as temporarily psychotic, one of those being when I figured out “my ex is dating my friend!” I seriously felt like I was ...

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Recently Separated Man Responds


March 8th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

Divorced Girl smiling recently received the comment below from my post, “Inside the Mind of a recently separated 40 something woman." The comment was from a recently separated man who wanted to give me his perspective. I really do make an attem...

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I Feel Hopeless. How to Get to Happy After Divorce


March 5th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

Shock, fear, anxiety, depression, anger, frustration and bitterness are all difficult but common feelings during divorce. Then there's hopelessness; those times when you feel like you've hit rock bottom, nothing will ever get better, and things will ...

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