Love Essentially

Jackie Pilossoph is the creator and writer of her weekly column, “Love Essentially.” With a mission to uplift, inspire and entertain readers, the seven-year old column covers topics like sex, dating, marriage, family, friendships and giving back. What makes Love Essentially unique is Pilossoph’s dedication to humor, warmth, honesty, and most notably, vulnerability.

A former television journalist and newspaper features reporter, Pilossoph is also the author of four novels and the creator of the divorce support website, Divorced Girl Smiling. She holds a Masters degree in journalism and lives on Chicago’s North Shore with her two teenagers.

Latest Articles:

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