Dating A Man With Kids And Feeling Left Out? It’s Not Personal!

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March 12th, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

It might be one of the biggest gripes divorced men and women have: when you're dating a man with kids and feeling left out. Several years ago, I was in a relationship with a divorced guy who had a 13 year-old daughter who refused not only to meet ...

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Trying To Celebrate The Holidays During Divorce

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December 18th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Ask anyone who is divorced and he or she will tell you that the pain it causes can sometimes feel unbearable. Then add in the holidays—especially that first Christmas or Hanukkah and New Years after a separation. Trying to celebrate the holidays du...

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A Refreshing Act Of Kindness Amongst Middle School Girl Drama

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November 24th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Any mom who has a daughter in middle school is no stranger to the bullying, the pettiness, the mean behavior and the tears that go on. Middle school girl drama breaks your heart for your daughter.  But last week, an exceptional act of kindness that ...

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Have You Seen SMILF Yet?

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November 18th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

In this week's Love Essentially, I wrote a review of the Showtime comedy, SMILF. I think the show is something that single moms will truly appreciate and find really funny!   'SMILF' Funny, If Dark Tale Of Single Parenting by Jackie Pilos...

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Beware: There Is Heroin In The Suburbs

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November 11th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Parents, beware. There is heroin in the suburbs. After conducting this interview I am scared as hell. The good news is, if we talk to our kids, we have a chance to prevent them from even trying it once. A Heartbroken Mom Says 'Heroin is in your su...

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