What A Windy Day and My 10 Year-Old Son Taught Me About Fear of Change


March 20th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

Fear of change is one of the biggest characteristics of a divorce. It doesn't matter whether your spouse left you or you left him, change is scary. Even if deep in your heart you know the marriage can't work any longer, change is scary. And even if y...

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My Husband Left Me: I Don’t Know How I’ll Ever Recover


May 10th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

I promised to love, honor and cherish him forever & I didn’t break a promise. I would do anything for my life to rewind 4 months & for this to not be happening. I don’t understand nor can I believe that this is my life now; that my husban...

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My Husband Left Me For Another Woman. Guess What? He’s Not Blissful


January 18th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

Several years ago, I got a call from one of my girlfriends. Through tears, she said, "My husband left me for another woman." It was horrible. I could not have felt worse for her. She had been happily married (or so she thought) for over two decade...

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Divorce Advice for: “I Would Rather Not Celebrate the Holidays”


December 28th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

I wanted to hug this woman when I received her e-mail (below). Read her story, along with my divorce advice to her. My husband of 17 years decided to leave the kids and I for a woman he met during the marriage and moved to another state.  It was...

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“How Do I get Over All of This Hurt?” Advice For Healing After Divorce


December 22nd, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

I have some advice for this reader for healing after divorce: My ex husband and I were together for 8 years when he told me he wasn't happy and that he was done. I tried marriage counseling and he put no effort into it. How do I get over all of th...

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