Missing The Kids When They’re With The Ex?

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September 14th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

If you are missing the kids when they're with the ex, you are not alone. It is an empty, sad, lonely and scary feeling for most newly separated men and women. Fortunately, I do think being apart from the kids gets much easier over time, and single pa...

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A Great Strategy For Blending Families

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August 27th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

I received this email from a divorced dad seeking advice about blending families:   I'm a divorced dad of two teenage boys and have been divorced for over 12 years. I've dated many women over the last decade and haven't connected with "the...

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Kids’ Competitive Sports And Marital Conflict

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July 17th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

There are countless reasons for marital conflict, but the kids is probably pretty high up there on the list of the most common. In this week's Love Essentially, published in the Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, I address marital strife that can be caus...

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Advice For The Single Mom: Handle It

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June 29th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

My late father was one of the wisest people I have ever known. Among his countless displays of knowledge and perception was his ability to counsel this single mom. When I would call him and tell him about a problem I was having, he would offer advice...

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Involving The Kids In The Divorce: It’s Just Disgusting

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June 13th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Men and women do horrible things during divorce. Many are so hurt and angry, that their number one goal becomes hurting the other person. But some sink to a level that is absolutely disgusting. I cannot think of anything more damaging, actually. Some...

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