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Divorce and the New Year: 5 Resolutions That Will Make Your 2014 Better Than Ever!

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 03.02.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

I think divorce, as sad as it is, can also mean new opportunity, a happier life, and a more peaceful existence. So, when it comes to divorce and the new year, there are certain new year's resolutions every divorced person should consider, actions that will make 2014 your best year ever!

5 People You Should Never Date After Divorce

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 02.10.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Here are 5 people you really don't want to date. So, if you see these behaviors, move on quickly!

How To Cope On Thanksgiving Without Your Kids

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 01.26.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

At some point (and only you can decide when), it's time to make new traditions and enjoy the holidays with and without your kids.

Dating After Divorce: Get Over It. He's Not Brad Pitt!

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Here are the reasons why if you make physical beauty your number one criteria in dating after divorce, you are missing out.

Don't Drink and Drive: Not Just Good Advice, Good DIVORCE Advice!

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Alcoholism can creep up on you, and then you end up with two problems: a divorce problem and a drinking problem.

Divorced People Sometimes Forget: The Brady Bunch Was a Sitcom, Not a Reality Show

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

I think what a lot of people forget when it comes to dating after divorce is, The Brady Bunch was a fictitious sitcom with two widows who found true love and a perfect life blending their families. Newsflash: The Brady Bunch is not a reality show!

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."

Child Support: Why He Can't Stand Giving You That Check Every Month

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 11.30.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Divorce (besides having so many other downsides) is expensive. It's a financial nightmare for most people. So, with financial stress and fear, comes anger and resentment.

What I Learned While Having Lunch With Two Divorced Women

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 11.23.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

What happens to many people who are left by their spouses is that they end up realizing later that their ex-husband or ex-wife was right to leave, and that even though it was difficult, their life is better now.

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.

How to Recover From Divorce: Stop Playing the Victim!

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 10.02.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

The word victim means "somebody hurt or killed or harmed or duped." So, according to that definition, is everyone who gets divorced a victim?

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.

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?