My Ex Moved On And It Hurts. Of Course it Does.


November 21st, 2019 . Lisa Kaplin

From a reader: I need some advice. My ex moved on and it hurts. When he was in denial going through our divorce, we still spoke a lot. He promised that he'd always be there for me-- "you'll see, whether we're together or not, I'll be there.” He bou...

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When the Divorce is Final: Pity Party or Celebrate?


July 13th, 2019 . Jackie Pilossoph

You wait and you wait and you wait and it seems like your divorce is never going to be final. Am I right? Months go by, even years, and still, it lingers on. There always seems to be an issue that pops up that delays things, and then his lawyer is on...

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The Brutal Pain Of Divorce And 7 Reasons You Will End Up Happy


January 31st, 2019 . Jackie Pilossoph

I cannot describe how heartbreaking I feel when I read comments on Divorced Girl Smiling like this one, that unveil the brutal pain of divorce:   How do you shake the “never want to wake up” feeling? I’m so miserable. Every single da...

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A Love Hate Relationship With Post-Divorce Dating


January 5th, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

I have to believe that most people have a love hate relationship with post-divorce dating. On one hand, it's scary as hell, and it can sometimes feel like there are no good men (or women) left out there. On the flip side, dating after divorce can be ...

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