Coping With Divorce: Would You Rather Be The Ex-Wife or The New Wife?


November 1st, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

This is a great story for those having trouble coping with divorce:   I ran into a woman the other day, who has been divorced for several years and has three young children. We asked each other the usual questions you ask when you haven't ...

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I’m Listening! Divorce Advice in Response to Your Comments


April 12th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

Divorced Girl Smiling has been in existence for 14 months, and during that time, I’ve done my best to offer divorce advice not only in an inspirational way, but I constantly strive to be impartial, nonjudgmental, and of course, funny, at times to l...

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Child Support: Why He Can’t Stand Giving You That Check Every Month


September 29th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Can men and women be friends after a divorce? I think so. Not immediately, but over time, you might be surprised. But there's one thing I think that keeps men and women at odds for a long, long time. It's a source of resentment that breeds perpetual ...

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


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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