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
My college boyfriend dropped quite the bombshell after we'd been dating for a few years. "Let's break up for a while," he suggested, "and see if we mi...
As partners, you likely turned to each other for support on everything, but that's probably no longer appropriate.
In 1996, like a snowbird on unsteady legs, Jewel came warbling out of the Alaskan wilderness back when Sarah Palin was just another beauty queen. Her second single was "You Were Meant For Me," which is the greatest breakup song in the universe. Let me break it down for you, lyrically.
Rejection can be hard to take, and even harder not to take personally. But with the right mindset, I've been able to keep my heart open and my chin up, to recognize that rejection has an upside: it helps me be a better person.
What could feel more forbidden yet familiar, naughty and naïve, than getting back together with an ex for a potentially delicious night of sexual escapades?
Here I was, almost 20 years later, on the floor of a musty basement thumbing through a water-stained box, digesting every word he wrote to me as if it was the first time I was reading it.
The reality is that no matter how you approach it, there's a good chance you may hurt her feelings (unless she also feels that you don't relate to each other anymore, which is entirely possible).
When that love is not reciprocated or sustained, it can be devastatingly sad, like a death. Like a flower that yearns for the sun until it blossoms completely, until every last petal drops, heartbreak leaves you feeling turned inside out.
Sometimes I want to crawl into bed and never get out. I analyze each part of me, wondering what didn't fit into a part of him, how it could fit into a part of anyone else.
My breakups have been the things that have propelled me forward, shifted the way I see things, transformed the actions I take. Yes, I felt hurt and pain, but I also gained strength and resiliency.
It's really hard to be honest, not only with someone else, but with yourself. Isn't it comfortable and convenient to stay in a relationship that in your heart you just know isn't right? And isn't it easier to tell someone you have a boyfriend than to just say, "I'm not interested in you?"
One of the most cliché things people say when something bad happens is, "you're going to come out of this even stronger." How can something so tru...
3. You don't need to ask polite questions about anyone's day. 4. ...Or listen to their answers. 5. You are available if someone writes a cool "Missed Connections" about you.
Don't turn a blind eye to the warning signs he's giving you. Instead, it's time to dump those dingy rose-colored glasses and get yourself a fabulous new pair. Here are seven signs that it's time to end your relationship and take loving care of yourself.
When painful thoughts or emotions arise, notice them without judgment, allow them to be present, and send love and kindness to yourself.