A Star Is Born: The Movie, The Actors, and Alcoholism

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October 12th, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

If you haven't seen 'A Star Is Born,' (the new one with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper) I would highly recommend it! Best movie I've seen in a long time. But there is a very very sad theme to it: alcoholism, so be prepared. I have heard that alcoholism...

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Melissa Forman Gives Tips For Blended Families

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October 7th, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

Melissa Forman is a well-loved local radio and TV personality in Chicago. I've listened to her for decades, and I was even a guest on her TV show a few years ago, but I never knew much about her family until I ran into her at a high school tennis tou...

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Five Steps To Help Find Peace And Happiness While Going Through A Divorce

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September 14th, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

When Jennifer Giamo’s husband unexpectedly walked out on her three years ago, she said her world was turned upside down. “I had no idea he was going to leave. It was devastating and shocking,” Giamo said. Unable to cope with her impending...

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Having Girlfriend Problems?

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September 11th, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

Girlfriend problems are pretty common, according to life coach, Dr. Lisa Kaplin. So common, that I decided to write my Love Essentially column on reasons why friendships can end, and how handle a girlfriend who decides she just doesn't want to be you...

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On My Birthday I Will Be Present And Open Presents

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September 3rd, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

Today is my birthday. I’m 53 and I want to share some thoughts on how to be present and what that means to me.   A few months ago, I was having an argument with someone and he said, “You know what your problem is? You’ve never had an...

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