Did Your In-laws Dump you after Divorce?


May 20th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

In its simplest terms, divorce means separation. You’re splitting up. You’re breaking up. The two of you have made a decision to disconnect, detach and distance yourself from each other. But what about the relationships that have formed with othe...

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12 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me When I was First Getting Divorced


May 8th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

I ran into a friend of mine today at the gym, who I know is having problems in her marriage. “How are things?” I asked her. Tears welled in her eyes. It was heartbreaking. “Not good,” she said softly. The memories of feeling the exac...

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5 Lies Divorced Women Hear From Their Girlfriends


May 4th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

She’ll listen for hours and hours about your worries and your fears. She’ll sit with you while you cry. She’ll drink wine with you and come running to meet you at Starbucks whenever you need her. She’s your BFF and she’ll be there for you d...

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Life After Divorce: I, Kat, Promise to Love, Honor and Cherish MYSELF


April 26th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

  After posting my last blog, "When the Divorce Is Final," and talking about how I bought myself an expensive piece of jewelry, I received a response from "Kat," prompting me to a blog she wrote on this very subject, which is one aspect of li...

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When the Divorce is Finalized: Pity Party or Celebrate?


April 24th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

I got an email yesterday from one of my readers whose divorce will be finalized very soon. She asked, “What did you do on the day your divorce was final?” Here’s the answer: I can tell you what I did, and that might be useful information,...

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