How To Talk To Your Teen About Dating, Love and Sex


August 21st, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

In honor of this time of back to school, this week's Love Essentially addresses how to talk to your teen about dating, love and sex. It's not easy, but here are some great tips!   7 Tips For Talking To Your Teen About Their Love Life by J...

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There’s The Single Parent And Then There’s The VERY Single Parent


July 22nd, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

I'm pretty sure all divorced men and women call themselves a single parent. Whether it is someone who sees their kids every other weekend for just a few hours or a person who sees their children every single day (with no break and no help from the ex...

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The Single Mom Vacation


July 20th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

Just published on ESME, my article about the benefits of the single mom taking vacations, along with tips for a great trip.   Thinking of a Vacation Without The Kids? by Jackie Pilossoph for ESME Why it's beneficial and tips on what to...

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What Father’s Day Means To An Ex-Wife


June 17th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

When I think of Father's Day, I think of my father and always will. But there is another father who celebrates Father's Day: someone who really doesn't like me at all, someone with whom I have had a turbulent relationship-in marriage, in divorce and ...

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The Vindictive Ex: When Hate Comes Before Children


June 12th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

I have never met a divorced couple that doesn't have issues with each other. When someone says, "I want a divorce," it can cause intense resentment and bitterness that stays with one or both of the people for a long time, sometimes forever. Hopefully...

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