Girl Talk At The Juice Bar: Divorce, Dating, I love You and 50??!!

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June 19th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

As I was walking out the door yesterday morning, heading to the gym, I got a text from a girlfriend that read, “Whatcha doing? Meet for coffee?” I loved it. No planning, scheduling, cancelling and rescheduling, all I had to do was shift a few thi...

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Dad Bod Trend Sparks Backlash: Isn’t Mom Bod Just as Hot?

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May 28th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

The dad bod trend is a craze that celebrates the cuteness of men with big bellies. But I got to thinking, is the trend really fair to Mrs. Dad Bod? In this week's Love Essentially, published yesterday in Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, I address the M...

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Women Over 40: Love Thyself, Which Includes Thy Body

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May 16th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

This blog post is dedicated to women over 40. It includes a guest post by entrepreneur, Stephanie Radkay, founder of her Los Angeles based active wear clothing line, Actio926.   I met Stephanie a few weeks ago while interviewing her for a...

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Love And Jewelry: The Rules

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May 6th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

Now why would I post an article on Divorced Girl Smiling to help men pick out jewelry for their significant others? To upset and depress single or divorced women? No way! It's only a matter of time till some guy is jewelry shopping for you!  M...

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Divorced Girl Smiling Dirty Dancing: The Time of My Life

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March 9th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

I think it was about a year ago, while watching my son’s basketball game that one his friend’s moms came up to me, told me she was the co-chair for the 2015 Glenview Education Foundation fundraiser called “Dancing With the Local Stars” and as...

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