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Jackie Pilossoph

Surviving the Raw Emotions of a Fresh Breakup

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 05.07.2015 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Let yourself feel all of these feelings. Live day to day, trying to grab every ounce of enjoyment out of every day that you can. For me, that means anything having to do with my children and my family, and of course, enjoying the passion I have for my work. This is the way I've been living my life since my divorce, and it works.

Dating After Divorce: Choosing Badly Isn't Bad Luck

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

I can't even count the number of men and women who get divorced and are remarried almost immediately. A lot then find themselves getting another divorce a few years down the road because they chose badly, out of desperation to be married again, or I should say, "to not be alone."

You Should Forgive Your Ex -- What?!

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 11.18.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

This past weekend was Yom Kippur, the Jewish holiday also known as the day of atonement. What that means to Jewish people is that this is our time to repent and ask God for forgiveness for our sins.

The Hardest Thing For Me To Hear From My Kids

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 11.12.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Do they love him more? Is he more fun? Would they rather be there than at my house? These were all questions running through my mind. I was angry at them, angry at my ex, and angry at the world. I was bitter and wished I wasn't divorced.

15 Steps To A Better Split

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 10.30.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

As we all know, dealing with an ex is no piece of cake. Things are constantly changing in both yours and your ex's life, and issues come up.

Doesn't Anyone Call Anymore?

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 10.15.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

There are both benefits and negatives to both electronic communication and to spending time on the phone. Maybe a little more of an effort to talk on the phone to the person you are dating would be appreciated. Yet, keep those cute, sweet, sexy texts coming!

9 Ways To Cope When You Miss Your Ex

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 10.08.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Whether it's a fresh split or it's been several months or even years, here are some things you can do when you start getting those old, sentimental thoughts.

20 Lies Divorced People Tell Themselves

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 09.18.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Part of coping with divorce is sometimes telling ourselves things that will soothe our pain and anxiety, ease our fears, and make us feel better about our situation, our decisions and our actions. Here are 20 lies divorced people tell themselves, (and my response, of course).

8 Ways To Enjoy Being Alone After Divorce

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 09.08.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Many people who get divorced are so used to being married, that being with someone is all they know. They've spent virtually no time alone in so long, that being with the wrong person is almost easier than being by themselves.

Divorced Girls Behaving Badly

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 08.25.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

I think every divorced woman becomes a little bit of each of these five divorced girls, which is very normal and understandable. But, the difference between a healthy divorced woman and one of these five is that for the healthy divorced woman, these behaviors are temporary.

Dating After Divorce: What Not To Do on a First Date

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 08.20.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

If you want to increase your changes of success on a first date, here are five things not to do. They might make the difference when it comes to making plans for date number two versus experiencing a first date flop.

How To Get Your Divorced Boyfriend To Fall In Love With You

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 08.16.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Just like divorced women, divorced men are wounded. It's very obvious. They want to be loved, they want to be treated with kindness, they want to feel appreciated, and they want to feel like they are still capable of being in a healthy relationship.

A Bedtime Story For Children of Divorce

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 08.11.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Regardless of how or why things ended, and what your relationship is with your ex now, one thing is certain. You have a "Once upon a time story" that will always mean something, whether you want it to or not.

What No One Tells You About Divorce

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 07.23.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Remember that book, What to Expect When You're Expecting? It was the number one best-seller for years, and the bible when it came to pregnancy books. It even became a movie last year. Wouldn't it be nice if there was a version of that book for divorce?

Where IS He Already? 5 Ways to Meet Someone After Divorce

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 07.14.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Dating after divorce has been described to me as "a nightmare," something that "sucks," "not fun," and "I feel like I'm in hell." Well, help from Jackie has arrived! Here are 5 ways to meet someone after divorce.