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Broken Engagement

How to Get Closure When You Don't Know Why it Ended

Heather Gray | Posted 04.12.2016 | Divorce
Heather Gray

It's painful. You'll miss him. You'll want to call him impulsively. You'll go through breakup hell for a while but then, someday, when you least expect it, you'll realize hours in your day have passed without you thinking about him. Later, you'll realize a few days have passed, and eventually, you, too, will move on.

What It's Like To Break An Engagement, From Women Who've Been There

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 02.12.2015 | Divorce

By the time Katherine's* fiancé called off the wedding, they had signed a two-year lease and were a year into a 16-month engagement. They had 200 gue...

After Broken Engagement, Man Gives Prepaid Wedding Funds To Kids In Need

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.28.2014 | Good News

Had everything gone to plan, Phil Laboon would be getting married this weekend. Instead, following a broken engagement, the Pittsburgh marketing e...

Proof That Love Is Better The Second Time Around

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.21.2014 | Divorce

We all have the one who got away. For Jane Mattson, it was Steve Shapiro. After pairing off in temple youth group, Mattson and Shapiro got engaged...

Why I Wore My Wedding Dress Anyways

Ko Im | Posted 12.27.2013 | Style
Ko Im

I followed my gut. The indescribable feeling was what led me to love and to heartbreak, and... the broken engagement. I had said yes to the proposal and yes to the dress I bought on a whim and still admired. It was me, without alterations. I still believe in everlasting love. Someday.

Cracking Up

Suzanne Guillette | Posted 06.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Guillette

Laughing, especially at the absurd, has to be one of my favorite activities. The other night, I had one such crackup when I was out with my friend S, who recently turned 28. For many, that's a pivotal year.

Why I Called It Off

Lauren Parker | Posted 05.28.2013 | Women
Lauren Parker

What my ex said to me one afternoon that made me realize the relationship was over.

When Should You Call a Wedding Off?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 04.10.2013 | Weddings
Dr. Jane Greer

Is the event itself, and all the time and money that has gone into planning it, the reason you are moving forward even though you feel in your gut that this is not the right thing to do?

Why I Gave Up Sex for a Year

Audrey Bellis | Posted 04.09.2013 | Women
Audrey Bellis

I decided to stop dating and take a year of celibacy. I was going to work on me, because the "me" in a relationship always disappeared. I gave "me" up to accommodate my partner and ultimately lost any semblance of who I thought I was.

PHOTO: Crystal Harris' HUGE Engagement Ring From Hef

Posted 12.12.2012 | Weddings

When Crystal Harris walks down the aisle with Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, we know one piece of jewelry she'll surely be wearing -- her massive engage...

WATCH: Linda Hogan Shops For A Wedding Dress...Sans Groom

Posted 11.01.2012 | Weddings

Linda Hogan, wrestler Hulk Hogan's ex-wife, was missing one thing when she shopped for a wedding dress with Beverly Hills bridal stylist Renee Strauss...

I'm Having A...

Steve Hutensky | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Steve Hutensky

We make plans and life takes it's own path. In the end, I'd say the big lesson for me has been about trust -- trust that things happen when they're meant to happen; trust that we're being taken care of by a higher source; trust when our intent is grounded in love.

How To Break Off Your Engagement Like A Celeb

Posted 09.19.2012 | Weddings

Not everyone can afford a celebrity-caliber wedding. But breaking off an engagement like a star? That's another story. Unlike a wedding, it doesn't...

6 Things NOT To Say To A Runaway Bride

Meredith Bodgas | Posted 09.04.2012 | Weddings
Meredith Bodgas

Whether or not your pal was the one who called off the wedding, going from marrying one's soulmate to not getting hitched at all is not an easy switch to make. Yet everyone around your friend is likely making the transition trickier with prying questions and insensitive statements.

If An Engagement Ends, Should You Give Back The Ring?

Michele Velazquez | Posted 02.08.2012 | Weddings
Michele Velazquez

I can't tell you one way or the other if you should keep the engagement ring or give it back, but I would ask that you consider the following.

Katherine Bindley

'Runaway Brides' Challenge Unmarried Stigma And Their Own Fears | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.12.2011 | Women

A few weeks ago, reports surfaced that Charlene Wittstock tried to leave Monaco three separate times to avoid marrying Prince Albert on July 2. Wittst...

Katherine Bindley

So, You're Calling It Off: How To Cancel Your Wedding Gracefully | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.18.2011 | Women

Calling off a wedding is no small task: Beyond the emotional turmoil, there are an inordinate number of unpleasant logistical issues. Lizzie Post, gre...

8 Star Couples Who Called Off Their Engagements

Huffington Post | Anna Bahr | Posted 08.16.2011 | Divorce

Poor playboy! On Tuesday, Hugh Hefner Tweeted that his engagement to Playmate Crystal Harris, sixty years his junior, was off. The wedding was set for...

Is It Hard to Be Single in Your 40s?

Christina Vuleta | Posted 08.14.2011 | Women
Christina Vuleta

Having been single and not single in my 40s, I know that each side comes with its own unique hardships and pleasures. It's life that's "complicated", not being married or single.