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Breaking Up

5 Ways To Have Fun -- Yes, Fun -- While Divorcing

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.10.2014 | 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...

12 Love Lessons Men And Women Learned The Hard Way

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.09.2014 | Divorce

No relationship from your past is without its worth. Regardless of how things ended with your ex, being together undoubtedly taught you something abou...

Why I'm No Longer A Hopeless Romantic

Madeline Wahl | Posted 12.04.2014 | Women
Madeline Wahl

Something changes when your parents get divorced, when you console your friends after devastating breakups, when an argument changes the course of a relationship and no matter how many apologies happen it's still heading due South.

The Worst Part About Going For A Drive After You Break Up With Someone

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 12.02.2014 | Comedy

It never fails (unlike relationships). You've just broken up with the love of your life, your soulmate. You'll never find anyone like that again, a...

When Friendship Is Lost

Kathy Radigan | Posted 12.01.2014 | Women
Kathy Radigan

Something about the way Dave had said she was doing well let me know that all my unreturned phone calls, the quick greetings and the explanations that she had to run but would call me right back had nothing to do with her increased hours at work, her dad or anything else. It was me.

The Art Of Breaking Up Online

Renee Fisher | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Technology has created what relationship researcher Scott Stanley dubs the "soft breakup." This is a breakup that is known to only one member of the two-person relationship. The other member is left in a quasi-state of communication, something like a flawed Skype connection, in which one party sees the other, who only sees a black box.

6 Ways To Turn A Fairy Tale Into True Love

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 11.20.2014 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

It is important to create a world full of more than just your romantic relationships. If you do not invest in other areas of your life -- your work, friends, outside interests -- you will lose perspective. It can begin to feel as if you will have nothing if you do not stick with your partner.

The Four-Word Mantra That Changed My Life After Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.20.2014 | 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...

How To Break Up With Someone In Three Words

Akirah Robinson | Posted 11.13.2014 | Women
Akirah Robinson

I just want you to know that if your mind is constantly thinking about whether you should stay or go, your heart probably isn't 100% in it. And if your heart isn't in your relationship, where is it?

When To Stay And When To Walk Away From Your Relationship

Julia Ford-Carther | Posted 11.11.2014 | Women
Julia Ford-Carther

Choose what you truly want and need in order to achieve the loving, caring, committed, passionate, fulfilling relationship that you truly desire -- and not just for the sake of making a point.

Why I Never Want To Fall In Love Again

Katie Tandy | Posted 11.11.2014 | Women
Katie Tandy

I had just gotten my head above water. Why, oh why, did he have to appear? Why, oh why, was I forged as an all-or-nothing human? Couldn't I just have dinner and some casual sex like normal people? Did I have to want to rip everyone's face off and subsume myself?

5 Ways to Turn a Breakup or Divorce Into the Best Thing That Has Ever Happened to You

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2014 | Divorce
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

Most do not have a squeaky clean past and many have difficult experiences to work through. The more you clean out your own closet, the lighter the baggage you will carry into your next romantic relationship.

When This Man's Girlfriend Gave Him An Ultimatum, He Chose The Dog

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.06.2014 | Divorce

From dividing up belongings to moving out of a shared apartment, breakups can be tough. But what do you do when you have a furry friend to further com...

5 Horrible Things Heartbreak Is A Whole Lot Like

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.06.2014 | Divorce

You don't have to be a scientist to conclude that breaking up sucks. But it may comfort you to know that your urge to go into post-breakup hibernation...

5 Ways to Get Over a Recent Breakup

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.03.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Put these five useful strategies to good use, and you'll be over your ex before you know it! Breakups can be very healthy, and in time, you'll be ready for a new partner, and a new, exciting adventure.

Is Your Guy Ghosting You?

Debra Rogers | Posted 10.30.2014 | Women
Debra Rogers

If all you're hearing is static, then it's probably time to delete his number, because he's finished. Don't be a fool; drop the ghoul. In this case, silence is golden, because you are free to strike up a conversation with a better guy.

The Lingering Ex: Social Media and Break-Ups

Chiara Cortese | Posted 11.05.2014 | Comedy
Chiara Cortese

Breaking up has always been hard to do and having a broken heart somehow unites generations; it's a timeless pain. What's changed the game, however, is the wrench throw of social media in the aftermath of a breakup.

Take That, Breakup!

Annabel Acton | Posted 10.23.2014 | Divorce
Annabel Acton

This week I sat down with Laura Jack, a Transformational Life Coach and Grief Recovery Specialist to get her perspective on how to take action on a break-up. Her insight is as eye-opening as it is helpful.

7 Things That Helped This Single Dad Feel Whole Again Post-Split

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.15.2014 | 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...

5 Signs You Could Be Headed For A Split

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 12.09.2014 | Divorce
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

When we would prefer a hot bath and a good book to time with our partner we must evaluate if this relationship can fill us or if it has run its course. Alone time is necessary and wonderful, but when it is used as avoidance or distraction then maybe the love we thought we had isn't there.

12 Ways You Should Never, Ever Break Up With Someone

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.08.2014 | Divorce

Breaking up with someone is never easy (it's going to hurt, no matter how much tactful you are), but there are definitely wrong ways to go about it. ...

Inside the Mind of a Man: The Top 5 Things That Make Men Tick

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 12.08.2014 | Women
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Men do not need someone to control and mother them and when this happens it is an instant turn-off. Nor do men want a woman who is at all needy or desperate for him to be the source of her happiness. So what makes men tick and how you can you empower yourself to have the relationship you want?

Stop Begging: 6 Things to Say to Convince Your Partner to Stay

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 12.08.2014 | Divorce
Abby Rodman, LICSW

In the history of the world, begging a partner to stay has never ended in a good result. Here are five conversation starters that just may tilt the relationship -- and your partner -- back toward togetherness. More than one break-up scenario may apply to your situation, so mix and match as needed!

Making Your Post-Breakup Masterpiece, One Location Permit at a Time

Matt McClung | Posted 12.04.2014 | College
Matt McClung

The excitement that comes from doing what you love is, also, seemingly, the remedy to the romantic blues.

Mr. Right Or Mr. Right Now?

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 11.26.2014 | Women
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

Knowing about a man's past should not be used as an accurate barometer of his present or future relationship because the dynamics of those unions were very different.