“How Do I Leave My Husband?” Woman Asks

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August 10th, 2021 . Jackie Pilossoph

"How do I leave my husband?" is a question that pops up on Divorced Girl Smiling a lot. I think this is a question that is beyond painful, and a very difficult one. It's really, really, really, really hard to leave someone, no matter what the circums...

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Should This Woman Be Considering a Divorce? 8 Reasons I Say Hell Yes!

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August 4th, 2021 . Jackie Pilossoph

As a rule, when people ask me, “Should I be considering a divorce?” I try not to share whether I think they should or should not, and instead give my insight into their situation in hopes the answer comes to them. But in some cases, I just can’...

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Filing for Divorce? What Women Need To Know Beforehand

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July 15th, 2021 . Anna Krolikowska

More than half of the prospective clients who call me are women.  Women tend to initiate divorce proceedings--including filing for divorce, more than men. Some women, however, may not be completely prepared for the divorce process. During the fir...

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Is Recovering from an Emotional Affair Possible?

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June 6th, 2021 . Jackie Pilossoph

When someone finds out their spouse is cheating or cheated, it’s awful. I’ve personally been there—not in my marriage but in another relationship. It’s like you just got punched in the stomach, and you keep feeling like you are repeatedly get...

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The Two Biggest Obstacles In Forgiving A Cheater

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May 2nd, 2021 . Jackie Pilossoph

Readers email me frequently, asking for advice on what to do in coping with a cheating husband (or wife). Some of them want to try to work it out, while others are vehemently headed for divorce  court. But a lot of spouses are unsure, and their inde...

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