The First Breakup After Divorce Hurts More Than The Divorce

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July 2nd, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

Divorce is devastating. For everyone who goes through it. But there's something that I think might be even worse: the first breakup after divorce. What I mean is, when you get into your first serious relationship after the divorce and it ends. That's...

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What ‘I Got Dumped’ Really Means and How To Handle It

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April 19th, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

When I hear someone say, "I got dumped" I cringe. Why? Because the word "dumped" sounds really harsh, mean and insensitive.   I recently received this text from a friend: "I got dumped. He said there just wasn't a spark."   First...

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After 3 Years I Can’t Live Without Him Still

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April 12th, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

I’m not sure there is a woman on earth who hasn’t said or felt these five words: I can’t live without him. The words are usually spoken or thought during or after a breakup, a divorce, or a death.   It’s unbelievably heartbreaking ...

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Your Painful Breakup: 9 Things You Might Be Feeling

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February 29th, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

Several years ago, my son fell and cut his knee, and we ended up at the emergency room where he got a few stitches. His wound was raw at first, and needed to be kept clean and dry. It was red and puffy and swollen, and as he described it, “thumping...

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Ten Breakup Lessons I Learned From My Mother, A Divorce Attorney

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April 29th, 2019 . Jackie Pilossoph

Editors note: Going through a breakup or a divorce is emotionally painful, but there are also logistical/practical difficulties that come with the end of a relationship. What I mean by that is, if you are going through a divorce or a breakup, you mig...

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