Alcoholism Doesn’t Always Mean Divorce


September 17th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Alcoholism is almost always a huge relationship issue. Some people choose to stay with a spouse with an addiction, and some choose to divorce. In Mark Suppelsa's case, he and his wife, Candus managed to stay together. He said the journey isn't easy, ...

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My Thoughts On 9/11…16 Years Later


September 11th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Because of the hurricanes in Houston and Florida, this year’s anniversary of 9/11 will probably get a lot less media coverage than it has in previous years. Also, even though I still think we will all take time to reflect on the tragedy that happen...

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What To Expect When You Turn 50 Years Old: 8 Benefits!


August 30th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

When I was 49 years old, I went through a breakup with a guy I'd been dating for 6 years. I knew the relationship wasn't working, and I realized I was staying in it because of my fear of being alone. I mean, who wants to start dating again at 49?? It...

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Why This Couple Survived Alcohol Addiction


July 31st, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Alcohol addiction and other addictions are among the most challenging and heartbreaking things a couple can face. Why? Because usually when one of the people begins suffering from an addiction—drugs, alcohol, sex, or gambling to name a few, one or ...

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How A Dog Might Offer Support In Coping With Divorce


July 28th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

I wrote this piece for the Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, and got to thinking, getting a dog might offer support in coping with divorce and getting through a rough time. Think very carefully before you commit to a pet, but I will say, this article is...

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