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Breaking Up

Advice Not To Follow When It Comes To Getting Over Your Ex

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2016 | Divorce
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

One of the hardest aspects of ending a romantic relationship or marriage is the voiced opinions of other people about what you need to do. Many don't know what to say, or how to comfort, or they take on excessive responsibility to "fix" you and your situation.

Lady Gaga Remains Hopeful She'll Get Back Together With Taylor Kinney

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 07.20.2016 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Lady Gaga confirmed her split from Taylor Kinney with photo she posted on Instagram on July 20. Though the couple have gone their separate wa...

Are You Angry Your Ex Appears Fine After Your Divorce or Break up?

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 07.08.2016 | Divorce
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

If you are grieving the loss of a romantic partner or of a marriage, remind yourself that grieving eventually opens a door to new growth and happiness. I can't tell you how often I have seen divorce or romantic loss eventually, with healthy grieving, lead to healthier patterns and more fulfilling unions.

Letting Go Of Love With Love

Diana Lang | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Diana Lang

The greatest act of love you can give your partner is to truly wish them well. See them happy. See yourself happy.

How Vilifying Or Idealizing Your Ex Keeps You Stuck

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Divorce
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

One way we avoid having to deal with the difficult and painful emotions that accompany the loss of a romantic relationship is through obsessing about ...

5 Ways To Determine If Your Relationship Is Over

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 06.27.2016 | Divorce
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

So often I talk to people who are riddled with angst over whether or not all is well and secure in their romantic partnership.

Through Thick And Thin

Diana Lang | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Diana Lang

WHAT MAKES A RELATIONSHIP WORK When you think of relationships that work, really, really work, whose do you think of? Not just the ones that manage t...

Warmer, Warmer

Diana Lang | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Diana Lang

HOW TO MOVE ON AFTER YOU HEART IS BROKEN and fall in love again... The first thing we are confronted with after a breakup is the plain old shock o...

I Like My Coworker Better Than My Boyfriend -- Should I Break Up?

Em & Lo | Posted 05.26.2016 | Women
Em & Lo

Dear Em & Lo, I've been with my boyfriend for 5 years and we live together. In the beginning we were madly in love but then, as with most couples, th...

How To Get Unstuck And Move On...

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 05.23.2016 | Women
Rani St. Pucchi

It's a phrase that has been uttered by countless people who have experienced heartbreak and struggled to recover from broken relationships. I should know because I've been there. As have you, I believe? If so I feel your pain.

To Torch or Not to Torch? 5 Ways to Deal With Mementos Post-Break Up

Rhonda Milrad | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Milrad

Endings are complicated. It is difficult to deal with why something that once felt so good went south. But when you are faced with this circumstance, you will figure out what is the best way to handle all the mementos that you accumulated during the relationship.

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, Especially When It's Your Hairdresser

Mary Ann Johnstone | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Mary Ann Johnstone

Whether it's your hair, your teeth, your skin or your heart, you deserve to say what's true for you and to walk out the door if you need to.

What Are the Rules of the Rebound?

Em & Lo | Posted 05.11.2016 | Women
Em & Lo

Dear Em & Lo, I just got out of a long-term relationship. I'm just wondering how long one should wait before dating or hooking up or whatever it's c...

The Right Way to Break Up With a Popular Partner

Alexandra Harra | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Shock will surely run rampant through your circle. Your friends will criticize you endlessly and your mother will warn that you'll end up alone. Even your dog will shoot you a look of deep regret. Regardless, you have your own reasons to do it.

Being In A Relationship Versus Being Newly Single, In 5 Comics

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.02.2016 | Divorce

Sure, single life has its perks -- but adjusting to being on your own again isn't always easy. The College Humor illustrations below perfectly capture...

If it No Longer Serves You or Makes You Happy, Let it Go

Tanessa Holt | Posted 04.25.2016 | Women
Tanessa Holt

When we let go of those in our lives who no longer serve our purpose (or we no longer serve theirs) we are making room for more people to walk through the door of our lives and impact us in ways we don't yet know.

How To Decide If You Should Break Up, In Five Minutes

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.21.2016 | Divorce

Breaking up is hard to do -- but it's especially hard to do in modern times, philosopher Alain de Botton says in a new video from The School of Life. ...

This NSFW Coloring Book Will Make You Forget All About Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.19.2016 | Divorce

Tried nearly everything to get over your ex? A new adult coloring book called Have a Nice Life As*hole just might do the trick. The sassy, swear word...

Why Playing Hard to Get Doesn't Make Men Like You More

Ellen Huerta | Posted 04.08.2016 | Women
Ellen Huerta

Co-authored by Gabby White, Editor at Mend (www.letsmend.com) In our #howimend interview with Passion Co. founder Jessica Semaan, she gave us her tak...

Things You Don't Need to Hear After Breaking Up With Your High School SO

FlockU | Posted 04.07.2016 | College
FlockU

There probably isn't a trustworthy person in the world who won't say that at some point, high school sucked. There's the drama, the same people, learning how to function as an individual and, for many people, a chaotic dating scene.

These Comics Show Why It Pays To Have A Cat After A Breakup

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.31.2016 | Divorce

Cats have a way of monopolizing all of your free time -- which is why they're the perfect companion after a breakup. Who has time to sulk when your fu...

30 Life Lessons Learned The Hard Way

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 03.25.2016 | Divorce
Laura Lifshitz

Most people we date will not be for forever. Most will be for a season or a reason -- not a lifetime. True love is special. If it happened every day, no one would care about it.

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You're Heartbroken

Oprah.com | Emma Haak | Posted 06.23.2016 | OWN

1. In the moments after being blindsided by a breakup, your heart rate might drop, suggests research in Psychological Science that looked at people's ...

When You're Standing At The Edge Of The Relationship Coffin

Pamela Madsen | Posted 02.23.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Here's the thing. You are not 15 anymore right? And you know all about breakups, broken promises and failed expectations. It's not your first time at the heartache rodeo. Even so, a breakup hurts.

How to Break Up With the One You Love

Kristen Brown | Posted 02.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kristen Brown

The end of a relationship is not the end of your life. Contrarily, by choosing to leave a dysfunctional, one-sided or abusive relationship, you are owning your worth and telling the Universe: "I am worthy of love and respect and I am ready to bravely step into the unknown to find it!"