When Your Spouse Doesn’t Want A Divorce

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March 3rd, 2019 . Karen Covy

My heart went out to this woman, whose spouse doesn't want a divorce: “I want a divorce but my husband doesn’t.  I have been unhappy for years. I’ve tried to talk to him. No response. I tried to get him to go to marriage counseling. He said...

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What I Realized About Divorce And Heartbreak When I Slipped On Ice…And Then Slipped Again

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February 28th, 2019 . Jackie Pilossoph

Anyone who has ever experienced divorce and heartbreak will tell you it was tiring. Exhausting, actually. Kind of like the winter we’ve had in Chicago. If you live here or somewhere else in the Midwest, this winter has been a total nightmare. I kno...

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Divorce Advice In The Form Of A Fictitious Novel

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February 19th, 2019 . Jackie Pilossoph

They say "Write about what you know," which I think is why there are countless books written on the subject of divorce. But not every author offers divorce advice via a memoir or a non-fiction guide book. Lots of writers, including Jackie Pilossoph, ...

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Grieving A Divorce? No One Should Tell You How To Feel

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February 16th, 2019 . Lisa Kaplin

Editors note: I read this wonderful article by Lisa and thought it applied so well to those who might be grieving a divorce. I remember people saying things like, "You're going to be fine," "You should be glad it happened now while you're still young...

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The Brutal Pain Of Divorce And 7 Reasons You Should Never Give Up On Happiness

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January 31st, 2019 . Jackie Pilossoph

I cannot describe how heartbreaking I feel when I read comments on Divorced Girl Smiling like this one, that unveil the brutal pain of divorce:   How do you shake the “never want to wake up” feeling? I’m so miserable. Every single da...

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