Divorce Advice: Let Your Ex Into Your House!


May 2nd, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

In response to my article, “Newly separated man seeks custody advice,” I received this comment from a guy offering some divorce advice of his own:   I think the only part of Jackie’s divorce advice I’d disagree with is letting your...

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Newly Separated Man Seeks Custody Advice


April 1st, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

Divorced Girl Smiling received a heartbreaking e-mail from a newly separated man seeking custody advice. His two young children are having difficulty transitioning from one house to another.  Dear Jackie, Earlier this year my wife of 9 years l...

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7 Rules To Making Joint Custody Work After Divorce


November 7th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

      7 Rules To Making Joint Custody Work After Divorce by Amy Sara Cores For parents who are divorcing, child custody issues are usually front and center. There are many decisions to make like: Do I want sole custody...

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Custody Advice For Dads: Go Collaborative!


July 2nd, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

      Great guest post offering custody advice for dads, specifically the benefits of a collaborative divorce. It makes so much sense!     A Note To Dads In The Process of Divorce By Ted Hans, CFP, CDFA...

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Divorced Dad: “I Was A Bad Dad For 11 Years”


June 5th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

          Email received from a divorced dad: I got separated in 2005 and our only daughter was 2 years old. I was a bad dad for the past 11 years (I mean I rarely see her and talk to her). I decided to ...

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Divorced Dad Parenting Advice: Ways To Stay Connected To Your Kids


September 4th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

This is a guest post by Terry Gaspard, LICSW, offering divorced dad parenting advice that I think is truly valuable.   7 Ways Divorced Dads Can Stay Connected To Their Kids by Terry Gaspard   Recently, I received this heartfelt mess...

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Divorce Advice for: "I Just Want To Talk To My Kids"


May 28th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

This divorced dad needs some divorce advice: My ex mother in law let me have dinner with my kids while my ex-wife was working. She found out and told me her feelings were hurt that we did this behind her back. I told her I’m sorry, but it hurts ...

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Divorce Advice: Make Love Your Top Priority


January 19th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

This could possibly be one of my all time favorite guest posts. Individual and business coach, David Resnick (who went through a divorce) offers some of the best divorce advice I've heard. Completely inspiring and beautiful!   In Divorce, ...

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Divorce Advice for "They Are Trying to Drive Me Away"


January 12th, 2015 . Jackie Pilossoph

I received the e-mail below from a man seeking divorce advice:  Jackie, My ex wife and I have been divorced about 4 years. We have one child who is eight now. Our interactions have been good when I’m doing everything she wants and horrible when...

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Story A Little Sketchy But Single Dad Seems Sincere in Custody Battle


November 9th, 2014 . Jackie Pilossoph

I received this comment from a single dad in response to my post, “Newly Separated Man Seeks Custody Advice:”   My ex and I divorced when my son was 1.5 years old. At the time due to a crappy lawyer and my ex being who she is, I got 4....

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