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...
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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.
I've finally said my beautiful goodbye, when I've finally let go, I'll meet the person who's been waiting for me all along. Someone willing to love me exactly as I am, always, and no matter what. It will be me.
If you're seeing multiple warning signs or a progressive pattern develop, you should be concerned. Be wise, trust your instincts, and protect yourself. If something doesn't sound or feel right, do what's best for you and keep yourself safe.
But when this couple called it quits, we have to admit, a little part of us died. This couple has been an "item" for most of our lives -- and now they have decided to end their relationship, which had been going strong since 1978 as of last Tuesday.
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I mean, we hear plenty of cliché breakup lines in our pop-culture, but when they're used on us in real life, it's like some Source Code that leaves us confused, clueless and pretty pissed off.
When reflecting on past relationships, people often recognize early warning signs they previously overlooked. Sometimes couples are blinded by love and minimize the red flags they see. Others hide in denial and rationalize bad behavior.
Don't let anyone hold you back. You'll end up regretting not ending things and discovering what else is out there. If you're clinging to a relationship just because it's all you know then it's not worth it.
Just having distance between me and alcohol made life better. My head started to clear and when I took pen to paper and started working out years of reasons I stayed with alcohol, I started realizing how toxic that relationship was. I knew that there was nothing casual about our relationship.