Why Is America Obsessed With The Bachelor, Colton And His Virginity?


January 18th, 2019 . Jackie Pilossoph

Yes, once again I have gotten myself into a love hate relationship with the Bachelor. There I sit, every Monday night watching the show with my teenage daughter--that's part of the love (to spend time with her) rolling my eyes half the time, and tear...

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Thoughts on The Bachelor Season Finale And My Issues With Arie


March 9th, 2018 . Jackie Pilossoph

'The Bachelor' Breaks The Mold in All the Wrong Ways by Jackie Pilossoph for Chicago Tribune Media Group Typically, I might use the words "predictable," "scripted" and "formulaic" to describe the final rose ceremony of "The Bachelor."   ...

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The Bachelor: I’ve Got Issues


March 4th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

If you happened to see last week's episode of The Bachelor, read my Love Essentially column below, published yesterday in Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press editions. See if you agree with my issues!   Is It Possible To Love Two People At Once?...

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Is The Bachelor Sending The Wrong Message For Women Dating?


February 16th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

When The Bachelor premiered in 2002 I was 37 years old, so I wasn't young, but I was still in touch with the whole dating scene, as I had only been married for a year or so. My ex-husband and I looked forward to every episode, rushed to the TV to cat...

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Chris Harrison Is Divorced? What? Who Knew?


June 6th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

I’ll never forget how excited I was to watch the final episode of the first season of The Bachelor. Would Alex Michael give the rose and propose to Amanda or Trista? I remember at the time, my now 13 year-old son was a baby, and we rushed to get hi...

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