Second Marriage: Should You Take That Chance?


October 22nd, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

I am a huge fan of second marriage, and I love love love hearing those happy stories. That said, I think I read somewhere that 72% of second marriages end in divorce, which makes me sad. If someone asked me what the key is to ending up in the 2...

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Marital Advice For Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux


August 16th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

Who better than to give marital advice to newlyweds, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux than a bunch of divorced people? Read my Love Essentially column below, (published last Wednesday in Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press.)   Marital Advice ...

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Love Letters: The Key To a Happy Romantic Relationship?


July 31st, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

Maybe it's because I'm a romance novelist and relationship writer, but I am a sucker for love letters. So, when one of my readers sent me a love letter he was planning to give his wife of 25 years, I decided to include parts of it in my Love Essentia...

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Relationship Advice: A Key Word In Being Happy Together


July 9th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

All couples fight. That's a fact. But there is one word that separates those who can work out their conflicts versus those who end up with unresolved issues: Accountability. In this week's Love Essentially, published yesterday in Chicago Tribun...

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More Same Sex Marriage Means More Same Sex Divorce


July 3rd, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

With the recent Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage, I have to believe: More same sex marriage will lead to more same sex divorce. In this week's Love Essentially, published yesterday in Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, I explore what th...

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