Second Marriage Advice: The Difference Between Failure and Success

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January 4th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

The latest statistic I can find on second marriage failure rates is 72%. 72%!!!  Knowing these statistics, why would ANYONE enter into a second marriage? It’s crazy, but they do. People love the institution of marriage and they have this incredibl...

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Blending Families: Harder than the Actual Divorce?

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November 24th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

This is a guest post by life coach and author, Elif Ekin, who I met online, and who instantly felt like a good friend. If she lived closer, I'm sure we'd have already gone out for coffee! I asked Elif if she wanted to guest post, and she chose to wri...

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Second Marriages: Those who Rush in and Those Who Resist

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July 21st, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

There is no way to generalize how divorced people feel when it comes to the decision to remarry. Every divorced person feels differently about second marriages. I’ve met countless divorced people on both ends of the spectrum and in between: the ...

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Want More Sex in Marriage? Take the Divorced Girl’s Advice!

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July 10th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

I can’t count the number of women who complain that their husband or boyfriend wants sex all the time, and they’re just too tired or too busy to be interested. I bet if I asked any marriage therapist, he or she would tell me that one of the big m...

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Marital Advice From A Divorced Person

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February 7th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

About a week ago, I happened to hear a woman tell another woman that her new year’s resolution was “to be nicer to her husband.” I have no idea who the woman was, but I have to tell you, right when I heard it, it depressed me! A person has t...

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