‘Can’t Get Over My Ex-Wife’ says Divorced Man


May 5th, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

From a reader: Jackie, I can't get over my ex-wife and wondering how I ever will. My advice: A few years ago, a friend of mine was going through a  divorce and she said to me, “It’s been two years and I’m still not over it. I WANT to be ...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

When a Woman Leaves You: Justified? or Did She Give Up Too Soon?


April 8th, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

One of my most popular articles on Divorced Girl Smiling is , “Honey, I want a Divorce: when a Woman Decides to Leave.” There are currently hundreds of comments posted from men and women who have yelled at each other (in writing), battling this a...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

Newly Separated Man Whose Wife Left Expresses Raw Pain


March 26th, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

A comment posted on Divorced Girl Smiling by a newly separated man: I’ve been married to my best friend for over 10 years and we have beautiful kids. I’m not a drunk, I don’t hit anything or anyone and I’ve supported all of her ambitions t...

Continue Reading

6 Ways Sports Combats Stress During A Divorce


November 24th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

How Sports Can Help Anyone Going Through A Stressful Period Going through a divorce can drain the life out of you whether you have been married for two or twenty years. It can be one of the most stressful periods in a person’s life. It is normal...

Continue Reading

Gratitude During The Hard Times Of Divorce


November 12th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Gratitude During The Hard Times Of Divorce Written by a staff writer for Divorce With Dignity   Divorcing your spouse is a major life event that can leave you feeling a range of challenging emotions; from sad, exhausted and energy-deple...

Continue Reading

Divorce Advice For Finding Home Sweet Home


September 18th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Divorce Advice For Finding Home Sweet Home  by Caleb Anderson, freelance writer   One thing that worries people in the midst of a divorce most is living arrangements. Splitting property, assets, finances, and other possessions is not a...

Continue Reading

Where Can I Look For Emotional Support During A Divorce?


July 22nd, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Where Can I Look For Emotional Support During A Divorce? Written by a staff writer at Divorce With Dignity   Divorce support can be just as important from an emotional standpoint as a legal one. Because no matter how you look at it, a d...

Continue Reading

Advice For Loneliness During Divorce


May 31st, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Of all the emotions people go through during a divorce, I’d have to say, hands down, the most heart-breaking, difficult one is loneliness. I can say firsthand how painful loneliness during divorce can be. I felt that way a lot. It feels sad and sca...

Continue Reading