What Happens When Dad Doesn’t Show Up For Visitation?

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October 24th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

What Happens When Dad Doesn't Show Up?  by Jackie Pilossoph for ESME It starts the day a child is born: a mom’s desire to make things all better. Remember how hard it was when your baby was wailing and you couldn’t figure out how to get him ...

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Blending Families, Moving in Together and Staying Happy

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August 27th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

I received this email from a divorced dad seeking advice about blending families, moving in together and   I'm a divorced dad of two teenage boys and have been divorced for over 12 years. I've dated many women over the last decade and haven'...

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Kids’ Competitive Sports And Marital Conflict

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July 17th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

There are countless reasons for marital conflict, but the kids is probably pretty high up there on the list of the most common. In this week's Love Essentially, published in the Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, I address marital strife that can be caus...

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How to be a Successful Single Mother: Handle It

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June 29th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

My late father was one of the wisest people I have ever known. Among his countless displays of knowledge and perception was his ability to counsel this single mom. When I was going through my divorce, I would call him and tell him about a problem I w...

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Involving The Kids In The Divorce: It’s Just Disgusting

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June 13th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Men and women do horrible things during divorce. Many are so hurt and angry, that their number one goal becomes hurting the other person. But some sink to a level that is absolutely disgusting. I cannot think of anything more damaging, actually. Some...

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