Greetings and Holiday Advice from Divorced Girl Smiling and Our Partners


December 22nd, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

The year 2020 will surely be remembered for the following: Coronavirus, quarantining, working from home, online school, toilet paper (LOL), riots, an election, and for my readers, most likely a separation or divorce. If you celebrate Christmas, and/o...

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After The Divorce is Final: Doesn’t Mean The Grief Is


December 15th, 2020 . Ann Cerney

You are divorced, legally and finally. Now, everyone said, you can start to ‘live again’. After the divorce is final, you learn to breathe again. You exercise, eat well, get rest, stay connected to friends and family. Maybe you meet someone new. ...

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Which is Worse? Ending a Marriage Or Ending a Serious Relationship


December 13th, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

Ending a marriage is never easy. In fact, my divorce was one of the most difficult things I have ever been through in my life. But, if you can believe it, I think that ending a serious relationship could be even more painful. Hear me out before yo...

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How Do You Let Go of Your Husband You Love After 15 years?


December 10th, 2020 . Andrea Javor

Divorce is traumatic no matter how long you’ve been married.  I filed for divorce seven months after marrying my first husband and it still was traumatic as hell.  But, the pain can feel even more insurmountable if you’ve been married for sever...

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Do You Have Holiday Bitterness From Divorce?


December 6th, 2020 . Lisa Kaplin

From a reader: Anyone else feeling compelled to throw any received holiday photo cards directly in the recycle bin? I’m getting aggravated already when I get texts asking for my mailing address. Last year, going through a divorce, the holidays ...

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