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


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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Should I Keep Dating A Separated Man Going Through a Divorce?


April 6th, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

I get a lot of questions from readers wondering,  should I keep dating a separated man going through a divorce?  Here are two examples, the first one, a separated man who is frustrated because a woman doesn't want to go out with him because of his ...

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Your Painful Breakup: 9 Things You Might Be Feeling


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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What Women Are Attracted to: A Guy Who Makes Us Laugh


February 23rd, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

When I heard about the recent Stanford University study that revealed the fact that women are more attracted to men who make them laugh, I had to laugh. They had to do a study to figure that out? Isn’t it common knowledge? Yes, if men want to know ...

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Dating As A Single Parent: 15 Fifteen-Minute Date Ideas


January 26th, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

I can still remember some amazing dates I had before I was married—the kind of dates that started in the afternoon at a Cubs game or a museum, that continued into dinner, followed by an after-dinner cocktail at a little Lincoln Park Pub or a piano ...

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