Jackie Pilossoph is the creator of her websites, Divorced Girl Smiling and Divorced Guy Grinning. The author of the novels, Divorced Girl Smiling and Free Gift With Purchase, Pilossoph also writes the weekly dating and relationship advice column, “Love Essentially," published in the Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press. Pilossoph holds a Masters degree in journalism from Boston University. She lives in Chicago with her family. Oh, and she’s divorced.