14 People You Should Thank This Thanksgiving


November 18th, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

Thanksgiving is a holiday favorite for so many people...until you get divorced. Then Thanksgiving can become stressful and depressing at the same time, especially that first year. If this is your first Thanksgiving being separated, please know that y...

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Having A Rough Thanksgiving? Read This.


November 24th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

Tips For a Rough Thanksgiving by Jackie Pilossoph for Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press Synonymous with gratitude, Thanksgiving is a day when people are traditionally supposed to feel and show appreciation to friends and family members (while sitting...

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Alone On Thanksgiving?


November 26th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

Versus writing a blog post about how thankful we should all be on Thanksgiving, I decided the best way I could help single, newly separated and/or divorced men and women on this holiday is to talk about being alone on Thanksgiving, or even feeling al...

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Dating Advice: Bringing Your New Love Home for Thanksgiving


November 21st, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

In my Love Essentially column, published yesterday in Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, I offer dating advice for those bringing home a new love to meet the family at Thanksgiving. My best wishes to all of my readers for a safe, happy holiday!! &...

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10 Reasons to be Thankful on Thanksgiving, Despite Your Awful Divorce


November 26th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

That first Thanksgiving when you’re newly separated can be brutal. It’s hard to feel thankful when you’re trying to cope with your awful divorce, and all you can think about is that your marriage is over, your kids are crying, finances might be...

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