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Broken Heart

Hope for Broken Hearts on Valentine's Day: Prepare Early to Prevent Self-Pity

Judy Kuriansky, Ph.D. | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Judy Kuriansky, Ph.D.

Having a formal day with a label protects you from feeling like a Scrooge on Valentine's Day. Knowing you're not alone and getting support eases your ego that's been bruised and feels unlovable.

WATCH: How Love Affects Us Physically: A Heart Surgeon Weighs In

OWN | Posted 12.26.2012 | OWN

If you've ever experienced an emotional trauma so bad you thought your heart would break, you're not alone. In this clip from an episode of "SoulPanca...

Broken Hearts and Sensible Starts

Doug Binzak | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Doug Binzak

When you feel broken, the heart is actually more alive than ever.  And in these moments -- in this moment, as painful as it is -- we have the opportunity to lose our minds so that we can come to our senses.

Send Happy Thoughts and Move On

Brian Penny | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian Penny

A little over a month ago, I had my heart broken. It was far from the first time, and I'm certain it won't be the last. What made this particular time special is I didn't see it coming, and that hasn't happened since the first time.

Married 62 Years, They Died Hours Apart

Posted 12.08.2012 | Weddings

They enjoyed 62 loving years of marriage. Last week, Kansas couple Melvin and Doris Cornelson died within hours each other, reports local news stat...

Processing the Pain of Infidelity

Amy Chan | Posted 12.03.2012 | Women
Amy Chan

These struggles in our lives are opportunities for us to heal old wounds and to grow. They are catalysts that have to be triggered in order for you to overcome them. These experiences may not feel good at the time, but they are not good or bad -- they are just a part of the human journey.

7 Steps to Mend a Broken Heart

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

After the initial shock of a loss many feel the need to push aside their grief lest it overwhelm them with its intensity. This is understandable, but the longer you avoid your pain and attempt to push it away, the more difficult it will be to break out of the paralysis.

Can We Repair a Broken Heart?

Chava Tombosky | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Chava Tombosky

I am not sure how to get over a broken heart, for what is a broken heart but a deep swelling in your body that remains void where an unconditional accepting love once filled it?

Soul Stories: Discovering The Lessons Of Your Soul's Journey

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Our soul is a full-time student enrolled in a curriculum called Life. Every event in our lives is seeded with multiple possibilities for our soul's evolution.

How Can I Let Go Of Hatred Toward My Ex?

Agi Smith | Posted 04.26.2012 | Divorce
Agi Smith

I can't seem to be able to move forward and stop blaming myself for marrying this man knowing he had serious issues and thereby not protecting my children.

Gay Couple Died Less Than 2 Weeks Apart After 62 Years Together

Posted 03.26.2012 | Weddings

Celebrated portrait photographer and Broadway actor Cris Alexander died earlier this month at the age of 92, less than two weeks after his partner of ...

Hurt Feelings Really Do Hurt

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 02.23.2012 | Healthy Living

If you've ever gone through extreme grief, a rough divorce or a break-up, you'll know this to be true: that aching feeling in your heart truly hurts, ...

PHOTOS: 10 Destinations For The Broken-Hearted

BootsnAll | Posted 04.15.2012 | Travel

Some destinations are super-romantic and may not be ideal options if you're nursing a broken heart, but others seem tailor-made to help you get over your ex.

Can You Die Of A Broken Heart?

Loren Ridinger | Posted 03.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Loren Ridinger

We feel with our hearts and we love with our hearts, so what can happen when something breaks our heart?

Can You Really Die From A Broken Heart? | Posted 01.12.2012 | Fifty

Broken heart syndrome doesn’t just exist in fairy tales. According to a new study published the Journal of the American Heart Association, heart att...

Are Women More LIkely To Have 'Broken Heart Syndrome?'

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 01.16.2012 | Women

ORLANDO, Fla. — A woman's heart breaks more easily than a man's. Females are seven to nine times more likely to suffer "broken heart syndrome,"...

Break-Up Boot Camp

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 10.24.2011 | Women
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

Today, it is way too easy to waste countless emotionally harmful hours surfing an ex's Facebook page, reading his or her Tweets, or exchanging pointless impulsive texts.

How I Hid My Post-Divorce Heartbreak From The Kids

Debra Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Debra Goldstein

Not that long ago, I almost gave up on love. The relationship that nearly took me out of the game for good wasn't even a very long one. It was only...

Deal With the Real (Video)

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Steven Crandell

It's hard to respond to something that hasn't happened. And yet, if I make decisions based on expectations, that's what I'm doing.

BLOG WATCH> Broken Heart: Astrid Klein At Sprueth Magers

Contemporary Art Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Monika Sprüth and Philomene Magers are delighted to present the first exhibition by Astrid Klein in their Berlin gallery. The title of the exhibition...

When the Vows Break: Legal Realities of The Bachelorette

Steve Lake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Steve Lake

After more than 30 years of bachelorhood, I recently got married to my beautiful wife, Jana. Instead of watching Sportscenter, I now find myself on the couch next to my wife "enjoying" the The Bachelorette.

The Psychology of Heartbreak

Michelle Roya Rad | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Roya Rad

Like any other emotion, love has many levels to it; we can go from the shallowest form to the deepest. How far we want to go is a personal choice and depends on our level of maturity as well.

How Stress Can Break Your Heart. Literally. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Although it felt like a heart attack, it wasn't. Quite literally, the woman was suffering from a broken heart. broken heart syndrome is a rare heart c...

Breakups and Broken Hearts

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

Here are some basic ideas that I have found to be useful when coaching people to 'be complete' with a sudden breakup and all the emotion and sense of loss accompanying it.