Marital Advice: When Your Spouse’s Parent Dies

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April 7th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

In this week's Love Essentially, published yesterday in Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, I offer marital advice for that devastating time when people suffer the loss of a parent.    How to Help Your Spouse Grieve The Loss of a Parent  by J...

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‘I’m Tired of Being a Wimp’ Says Woman Thinking Of Separating

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April 4th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

I'm currently 32, and married about 10 years.  Over the past three years my stepdaughter has lived with us full time. She's now 12. She has turned into his daughter/wife and totally disrespects me. When I talk with him about it he condemns me and se...

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Will My Marriage Last If There Are Big Cultural Differences?

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April 1st, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

In this week's Love Essentially, I examine the question, "Will my marriage last if the couple has big cultural differences?"     Do Cultural Differences Affect The Odds of a Marriage Lasting? by Jackie Pilossoph I can't wait to...

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Relationship Advice: What Drives You Mad About Your Spouse?

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March 26th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

For this week's Love Essentially column, I surveyed a few hundred people on social media and asked, "What drives you mad about your spouse?" After receiving mostly negative responses, I offered some relationship advice.   March Madness Not...

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Staying In Love: One Thing That Will Help

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January 8th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

Staying in Love isn't easy, especially after years and years of being together. Something Bulls rookie, Bobby Portis said in an interview was inspiring, as it made me think of something couples can do to stay in love. Here is my Love Essentially colu...

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