I know that sounds harsh to blame you for the heartache that has been inflicted upon you by your lover, but it's the truth! Sometimes the truth is ha...
According to Facebook data, there are two spikes in breakups throughout the year, and we're headed into the first. Maybe Valentine's Day was a wake up call that something was off with the relationship, or maybe college kids want to be unattached for Spring Break. Whatever the reason, there's definitely something in the air.
The only way to change is to change. And sometimes the only way to do that is to be brought to your knees in pain, and crawl toward something new.
It hits me at 6:32, two minutes after I wake up.
The HotTopic of the week is the Chinese New Year, going from the year of the Goat to the year of the Monkey. It's a huge celebration in China. It is the biggest migration of all species on the planet at that particular time of the year.
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.
I am a full-time single mom. I currently have full custody which means my babies are with me 100 percent of the time. This should be the warning sign that precedes meeting me. You know, the one you see before walking into a hazard zone: "Enter at your own risk." Except it isn't just your risk, it's mine and my little people's
Do you have an ex with whom you have "unfinished business"? If so, my dear, now is the time to clear it up. I bring this up because if you are dating...
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!"
Perhaps the opposite of love isn't indifference, full stop. Perhaps the opposite of love is the sadness you feel in realizing you're thoroughly OK with letting them pass you by.
You've heard of pick-up lines, but what about break-up lines? At least effective and realistic ones beyond "It's not you, it's me." There's no perfect way to break up with someone -- it's gonna suck for both of you (but especially them) no matter how you do it.
One day it's all for the last time, and it's not the day you expected. It's not your last day in Florence. In the silence of your texts and phone calls, you feel him shut the door on a world you barely tasted.
Well it's Valentine's Day once again and once again, for the hundredth year, you're single. If your pity party needs a playlist, I suggest adding a few of these tunes.
You always have the choice to resolve your karma on your end without the other person around. Knowing when to hold on in the hopes of improving the relationship and when to walk away from the entire situation can be tricky, but there are a six signs that it's definitely time to let go:
"Being single on Valentine's Day rocks!" said no one - ever. Being heartbroken on what's meant...
The relationship had been relatively short, and I had been the one to break it off. Even so, I had been torn up over it for many months. I understood too late, that there had been something there. Something real that could have been more.