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What 'Grey's Anatomy' Taught Me About Moving On Post-Split

Posted 04.17.2014 | Divorce

If there's ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it's during the divorce process. That's why we launched our Divorce Care Package se...

Why 'Getting Divorced Sucks' But 'Being Divorced Doesn't'

Posted 04.13.2014 | Divorce

If there's ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it's during the divorce process. That's why we launched our Divorce Care Package se...

10 Breakup Reasons People Were Too Embarrassed To Admit Aloud

Posted 04.03.2014 | Divorce

There's a reason so many of us trot out variations of "it's not you, it's me" when it comes time to end a relationship. Breaking up with someone requi...

6 Times You Shouldn't Be Friends With Your Ex

Andrea Bonior | Posted 04.02.2014 | Women
Andrea Bonior

Can you really be friends with someone you dated -- even if he knows you better than anyone else? Do any great -- or even average -- romances ever end by segueing into a strong friendship?

Why Trying to Make a Guy Feel Guilty for Mistreating You Is a Waste of Time

Samara O'Shea | Posted 04.01.2014 | Women
Samara O'Shea

The best way to let a guy know he cannot treat you badly is to walk away. Don't look back. Walking away doesn't make you a doormat -- standing there and continuing to put yourself in his path does.

If You Use Any Of These Breakup Excuses, You Don't Deserve To Be In A Relationship

Posted 03.31.2014 | Divorce

Not all breakup excuses are created equally. Say just enough -- state the reason in the most gingerly way possible, offer a hug if they're into that -...

This Photo Series Beautifully Captures The End Of A Relationship (NSFW)

Posted 04.01.2014 | Women

The end of a relationship is always a confusing and emotionally fraught time -- and we've found a set of images that perfectly capture those heartbrea...

Why This No-Nonsense Phrase Became My Rallying Cry After Divorce

Posted 03.30.2014 | Divorce

If there's ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it's during the divorce process. That's why we launched our Divorce Care Package se...

8 Reasons To Take A Break From Your Relationship

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 03.28.2014 | Divorce
Tinatin Japaridze

2. Stepping aside and finding yourself can be vital, especially after years of coexisting in a committed, long-term relationship.

Why Do Good People Stay In Inadequate Relationships?

Kim Rosenberg | Posted 03.28.2014 | Divorce
Kim Rosenberg

Why do we stay in relationships that are unhealthy and sometimes harmful? I often hear, "We tried four times to make it work," or, "The relationship was over two years ago, but I just couldn't leave." Otherwise very healthy people regularly stay in relationships for the wrong reasons.

How A Few Simple Hashtags Helped Me Heal Post-Split

Posted 03.24.2014 | Divorce

If there's ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it's during the divorce process. That's why we launched our Divorce Care Package se...

The Dos and Don'ts of Getting Past a Breakup

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.21.2014 | Women
Jonathan Alpert

A breakup can be heart-wrenching for the one who is dumped, and liberating for the one who did the dumping. For the dumped, there are things that one should do and some things that one shouldn't do post-breakup.

Why Dating Exit Interviews Should Exist

Jen Glantz | Posted 03.15.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

The other day, I paused while deep conditioning my hair in the shower and began to think long and hard about what I did to screw up my last date with this guy I was starting to like. Like really like.

These Breakup Lines Will Make You Glad You're Single

Posted 03.13.2014 | Divorce

We all know breakin' up is hard to do -- there's even a song dedicated to it -- but some people are clearly better at pulling the cord than others. ...

The Advice You Need To Hear If You're Stuck In A Bad Relationship

Posted 03.13.2014 | Divorce

When you find yourself in a bad relationship, how do you garner the strength to walk away? According to relationship blogger Mara Kofoed, author o...

10 Times You Can Get Away With Dumping Someone Over Text

Posted 03.12.2014 | Divorce

Written by Kiri Blakeley on CafeMom's blog, The Stir Remember the good old days when someone broke up with you and you at least got a last dinner o...

20 Awkward Breakups That Give Us Secondhand Embarrassment

Posted 03.05.2014 | Divorce

Let's face it -- breakups are inherently awkward. If you're not a big fan of death glares and uncomfortable silences, you're better off just staying p...

'Dear Alcohol: It's Not You, It's Me'

Allison Hudson | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Allison Hudson

Whether I was sad or happy or bored or lonely, it was there to comfort me and make me feel all better. We started off really happy together. But like most relationships that end, it had a tendency to get ugly. This particular relationship, the one with booze, became destructive, unhealthy and toxic.

Is Living With a Narcissistic Parent Damaging to Your Kids?

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 02.27.2014 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

There is some evidence that children raised by a narcissist can adopt some of their personality characteristics such as self-centeredness, inflated sense of entitlement and lack of empathy.

How To End A Friendship (Without Actually Saying It's Over)

Rachel Jacobson | Posted 03.03.2014 | Teen
Rachel Jacobson

The following are five scenarios for which one can nonchalantly end a friendship and unfortunately begin another's Via Dolorosa.

Relationships Get Better and Other Reminders About Transitions in Love

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 02.19.2014 | Women
Sahaj Kohli

People get really discouraged when they've dated a few people here and there and still can't find anyone who is "right" for them, or when something goes awfully wrong in what was supposed to be the perfect relationship. here's a list of important reminders we tend to forget when we get lonely, lack a love life, or are tired of dating.

Men, Don't Waste Women's Time

Mark Radcliffe | Posted 04.16.2014 | Women
Mark Radcliffe

It's like knowing you like brunettes but start dating a blonde, and then nine years into it you break up with her, saying, "Sorry, I just never liked your hair." That's not her fault -- it's yours

How I Celebrated Valentine's Day On My Own -- Without Being Lonely

Laurie Lesser | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty
Laurie Lesser

On the one hand, I thought, how sad to buy flowers, champagne, and nice food and look forward to an evening spent with me, myself, and I. But, on the other, what could be better? No, expectations, no disappointments, just me, myself, and I. And all three of us like it that way.

3 Top Tips for Turning a Former Flame Into a Friend

GalTime | Posted 04.13.2014 | Divorce
GalTime

As partners, you likely turned to each other for support on everything, but that's probably no longer appropriate.

What The Buddha And High Heels Taught Me About Moving On

Posted 02.05.2014 | Divorce

If there's ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it's during the divorce process. That's why we launched our Divorce Care Package se...