Flip-Flopping Not Good When Considering Second Marriage


December 29th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

Below is an email I received from a reader considering second marriage:   I got married 9 years ago. My husband was a controlling, manipulative, narcissist. About 18 months into the marriage my parents pointed out to me that I was being bullie...

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Second Marriage: Should You Take That Chance?


October 22nd, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

I am a huge fan of second marriage, and I love love love hearing those happy stories. That said, I think I read somewhere that 72% of second marriages end in divorce, which makes me sad. If someone asked me what the key is to ending up in the 2...

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Which is Worse? Ending a Marriage Or Ending a Serious Relationship


September 15th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

Ending a marriage is never easy. In fact, it’s one of the most difficult things I have ever been through in my life. But, if you can believe it, I think that ending a serious relationship could be even more painful. Hear me out before you say, ...

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Why Rushing Into Relationships Might be a Bad Idea


July 31st, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

In my Love Essentially column that came out today in Sun-Times Media Local, I talk about reasons why men and women rush into relationships, and why rushing into relationships isn't always wise. What baffles my mind, even more than single people rus...

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It’s Complicated! Relationship Advice for A Divorced Woman


June 12th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

The Sun-Times received this letter from a divorced woman asking for relationship advice. Jackie, I am at a point in my life where I am questioning my relationship. I feel like it could be several things, such as not feeling like I have forg...

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