Should I Stay or Should I Go? Man Thinking of Separating Wants to Know

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July 20th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

I wrote a blog post awhile back called “The Two Hardest Decisions You’ll Ever Make,” and received this e-mail a few days ago in response. I truly feel for this man who is thinking of separating, because it really is a tormenting decision to hav...

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Cheating Spouse: Cold-hearted cheater or Nice Guy who Just Wants to be Loved?

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May 8th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

This is a comment that Divorced Girl Smiling received from a cheating spouse, along with my comments and advice. I have been married 17 years to my wife and we have 3 great kids. I’ve been unhappy for a long time. It’s one of those situations ...

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Guy Thinking of Separating Seeks Divorce Advice

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May 5th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

I received this e-mail from a guy who is thinking of separating from his wife of 10 years. Dear Jackie:  I've been married for the past 10 years and have been together with the same person for 14 years. We have a beautiful little girl who will...

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Dear Abby…I mean, Dear Jackie. Divorce Advice from a Divorced Person

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June 14th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

I am not a therapist, (but you knew that.) I’m not a divorce lawyer, (but you knew that, too.) What I am is a divorced woman. So, knowing that I’m not claiming to have the perfect answers, here is some divorce advice from me, based on my past exp...

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Honey, I Want A Divorce: When A Woman Decides to Leave

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May 28th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

I got an email from a reader who explained that she is going through a divorce, and that the divorce was HER decision. She asked me if I could give her some advice for a woman in her situation. In other words, how does one deal with the immense guilt...

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