Alcoholism Doesn’t Always Mean Divorce


September 17th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Alcoholism is almost always a huge relationship issue. Some people choose to stay with a spouse with an addiction, and some choose to divorce. In Mark Suppelsa's case, he and his wife, Candus managed to stay together. He said the journey isn't easy, ...

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My Thoughts On 9/11…16 Years Later


September 11th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Because of the hurricanes in Houston and Florida, this year’s anniversary of 9/11 will probably get a lot less media coverage than it has in previous years. Also, even though I still think we will all take time to reflect on the tragedy that happen...

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Is 50 The New 30? No, But There Are Benefits To Being Over 50


August 30th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

A few weeks ago, I friend of mine (who is over 50) had a birthday. I sent him message saying happy birthday, and something like, “Well, you’re into your fifties now.” His response, “I actually like aging.” My text back: “Really? I hate it...

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Loneliness: It Might Be The Worst Pain Someone Can Feel


August 6th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

The other day, I ran into a divorced woman who I hadn’t seen in awhile. We said hello and then I started asking her questions—you know, the typical things you ask someone. “How’s life?” “What have you been up to?” “How’s work?” ...

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Why This Couple Survived Alcohol Addiction


July 31st, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Alcohol addiction and other addictions are among the most challenging and heartbreaking things a couple can face. Why? Because usually when one of the people begins suffering from an addiction—drugs, alcohol, sex, or gambling to name a few, one or ...

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