There was a time, wasn't there? There was a time that we shared ourselves with each other. We shared laughter, tears, experiences, traditions. We shared our most intimate secrets with each other. We shared a bed -- but even more importantly we shared wants, needs, desires, dreams.
Why can't I stop loving this person? She never told me she loved me. Or more accurately, she never said "I love you." Either way, she never actually s...
Mindy is one fine, confident woman! And we're pretty sure she'd support any woman making a plan to be their best self -- a little something we like to call "The Bounce Back."
"I can see the McDonald's right there. Wait, hold on, I didn't say fries! I'm seeing you talk and all I'm seeing is me being pissed I didn't get fries. And you have to remind them about ketchup because they never include ketchup, you have to ask for it. Cheapskates."
While the 20-time Grammy award-winning singer (she's the most-nominated woman in Grammy history) and actress is no stranger to success, she's also encountered her fair share of failure.
It's a part of life, so laugh it off, albeit, a bit nervously. Read on for ten of the "worst-date scenarios" ever experienced, and be thankful these haven't happened to you (yet). And share your own if you've got one!
Weather the storm by using it as grist for developing some emotional self-reliance. By increasing your own stability and constancy, you gain strength and help to advance the relationship. When your partner starts treating you ambivalently, here are a few tips for handling it:
Here are some tips on picking yourself up and facing the fall ready to start over.
When I speak about some great loves of my life I always mention his name. Without knowing major details people mistakenly assume I'm speaking of my ex...
Being ghosted sucks! It leaves you confused, frustrated, and disrespected as you search for clues to explain the disappearance. And, if you've ever been ghosted you know how unsettling it can be. Here are five steps to help you get over your unfriendly ghost.
After a bad breakup, Alyssa found her balance--and eventually, romance--by getting back in the saddle. By Alyssa Shelasky, SELF (Photo: Thomas...
Mad Men may be off the air, but fans are still hungry for gossip about tall drink of water Jon Hamm. Hence why the actor and his longtime girlfriend, director/writer/actress Jennifer Westfeldt, publicly announced their split after nearly two decades together.
In thinking through the hundreds of breakups I've seen on this show, I've learned so much about how to dump someone. And listen, take your, "but they aren't even real relationships on this show" nonsense elsewhere; everyone is allowed to feel deeply in any setting where they make themselves vulnerable for a love interest.
If you are not fundamentally happy with yourself, there is nothing you can add to your outside that will make you so, nothing. But if you are okay with who you are, there is nothing that can happen to you that will convince you otherwise, nothing.
I feel compelled to write about a subject deemed taboo or emasculating for some men to talk about. I say that primarily because I too have been to the brink of suicide and debated whether to end my own life rather than suffer the humiliation and feelings of emasculation brought on in part by a skewed sense of what masculinity represents.
Talking also encourages that glimmering shred of hope that you two are getting back together. And that hope is essentially a bungee cord attached to your heart -- the second you think you're free of the agony, it snaps you right back in again.