Married Guy Gives Successful Marriage Tips to Divorced Girl

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February 26th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

Divorced Girl Smiling can give endless tips and advice and opinions on being newly separated, dating, the divorce process, co-parenting, dealing with the ex and life after divorce. What I really don’t have the authority to tell you is how to have a...

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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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Dating After Divorce: The Brady Bunch was a Sitcom, Not a Reality Show!

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October 22nd, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

There was no bigger fan of The Brady Bunch than me. As a kid, I watched it every Tuesday night with my grandmother. As a teen, and even now, I watch reruns. I don't think I'm alone. Who doesn't love the Brady Bunch??  But, I think what a lot of peop...

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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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