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Texts From An Ex: The 7 Stages You Endure

Andrew Gelwicks | Posted 08.19.2015 | College
Andrew Gelwicks

Unwanted or not, there they are. Your ex has re-­entered your life - on your phone, right next to you. Maybe they're a past hook‐up or perhaps they are your long-­lost high school sweetheart. Whatever the case may be, the relationship ended for a reason. But now, here they are again.

How To Be An Ex In Another Person's Life

Madeline Wahl | Posted 07.08.2015 | Women
Madeline Wahl

An acquaintance once told me that exes who remain in communication with each other are either f*cking or fighting, and while it does seem to be true in many cases, I think there's a third way.

9 Ways To Deal With Running Into Your Ex

High50 | Posted 07.05.2015 | Fifty
High50

If you're divorced, your child's wedding can be emotional if your ex is there. High50 Claire Mason outlines nine strategies to help you enjoy the day, such as focusing on the bride and groom-to-be rather than past events.

You Don't Want Your Ex To Take Lie Detector Test

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.23.2015 | Weird News

Sometimes old relationships are best left in the past. Your former partner is "former" for a reason, right? If you need more convincing, Elite D...

20 Things That Will Happen at Your 20th College Reunion

Em & Lo | Posted 06.12.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

It's college graduation season, which means that it's reunion season, too -- that time when college alumni go back to their alma mater and drink heavily to forget how old they really are. Here are 20 things that will (probably) happen when you go back to your 20th college reunion.

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Photographer Lives Your Worst Nightmare, Photographs Her Exes In Their Underwear

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.07.2015 | Arts

To many, the thought of running into an ex at a coffee shop, a bar or just about anywhere is utterly torturous. However, for Boston-based photog...

Featured New Artist: Exes, With Exclusive Video Premiere "Marshall"

Melissa Webster | Posted 05.01.2015 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

Snarky, cynical and jaded, especially when it comes to ex-girlfriends, their latest three-song EP Massive Nights is fun and masterfully danceable, with lyrics anyone who's been scorched by an ex will easily relate to, and probably turn up to full volume.

Don't Invite an Ex to Your Wedding Without Your Fiance's Approval - and How to Fix It If You Already Did

Sandy Malone | Posted 06.27.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

You can't invite a former boyfriend or girlfriend to your wedding if their presence on your big day will upset your fiancé. That's just a hard and fast rule and you're not allowed to break it.

Let This Breakup Flowchart Tell You How To Get Over Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.07.2015 | Comedy

"It just wasn't meant to be." Thanks ... that's helpful. Use all the flowery sayings and uplifting expressions you want, but getting over an ex isn...

Post-Breakup Photos Capture Those Strangely Tender Objects Your Exes Leave Behind

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.17.2015 | Arts

When a relationship ends, what happens to the objects left behind? This was the question explored by photographer Sam Evans-Butler. In his series "Sou...

How to Handle Your Ex's Unsolicited Attack

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 03.30.2015 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

A person's first instinct in receiving a text or email that I call "an unsolicited attack" is to attack back. Send back a response. Defend yourself. Hurt back. But my divorce advice is do not reply. Do nothing. Do not type one key. Leave it alone.

10 Journal Prompts to Help You Get Over a Breakup

Em & Lo | Posted 03.25.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

It may not seem as if you are moving forward, in real time. But journaling in this way is kind of like time-lapse photography -- in one or two or three months, you'll be able to step back, look at the big picture, and see how you really are moving on.

The Heart Wants to Move on: Why Texting Your Ex Is the Worst Idea

Unwritten | Posted 03.11.2015 | Women
Unwritten

Before you even consider texting him back, look at how your relationship ended. If you decided to end things with him, he probably was a little jealous when he saw you sharing that cinnamon sugar pretzel with someone else at the mall.

How to Organize Your Ex Out of Your Life

Em & Lo | Posted 03.09.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Once you have reduced the contents of your home to only those objects that don't depress you, organize the sh*t out of them.

Thoughts on Running Into My Abusive Ex (And Feeling Nothing)

Akirah Robinson | Posted 02.02.2015 | Women
Akirah Robinson

I realized why it felt weird. Because I felt nothing. At some point, my ex lost his control over me. Completely. That's why I'm grateful I ran into him. Our little run-in is proof of how far I've come.

What You REALLY Mean When You Talk To Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.27.2014 | Comedy

Uh-oh, there's your ex. Maybe they won't see y---damn, too late. Alright, what do you say? We've all had that day where you meet your recent ex at ...

Dear Ernest, #3: How to Deal With a Campus Ex

Ernest Owens | Posted 11.19.2014 | College
Ernest Owens

I will always hope the best of luck for my ex (just as you should for yours), but there is a difference between just letting go and simply moving on.

The Guest List

Jamie Silverman | Posted 11.18.2014 | New York
Jamie Silverman

Most friends told me not to fret -- it was my birthday and if ever there is a night for drunken debauchery, this was it.

The 6 Ghosts Of Boyfriends Past

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 08.28.2014 | Women
Beth Leipholtz

What is dating for, if not to teach us what we don't want? Each special person to cross our paths leaves a mark, a lesson -- sometimes in the form of scars, other times as fond memories. Yet in the end they play the same role -- they teach.

If Only All Exes Behaved Like This ...

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Divorce

Holidays can be a bit tricky to navigate for divorced couples with kids (lovey dovey isn't exactly on the menu, but neither is complete avoidance) -- ...

Getting Over Your Ex-itis

Renee Graziano | Posted 06.16.2014 | Celebrity
Renee Graziano

I have a friend that suffers from something that I used to have. I call it "Ex-itis." And even after five long years it won't let her go.

Exes Forever: What's Up With the Gays and Our Exes?

Nish Gera | Posted 06.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Nish Gera

How come we are usually friends with them, and why does it seem so easy-breezy, for the most part?

How to Use Your Phone as a Weapon for Romantic Gain

Kim Stolz | Posted 05.17.2014 | Women
Kim Stolz

One of the perks of writing a book on how social media and my iPhone have changed my life is that I got some serious skillz in that field as a byprodu...

These 6 Ways Let You Run Into Your Ex Like a Champ

Alex Furmansky | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Alex Furmansky

Rule 4: Have Somewhere to Be. It feels good having somewhere to go. You don't have to be specific, you just need to have somewhere to go. If you don't have anywhere to go, don't make up something too far-fetched, like escorting a movie star to an awards ceremony.

Summer Love or Something Like It

Brooke Lyons | Posted 10.01.2013 | Women
Brooke Lyons

Even Grease warns us that, "It turned colder" and, well, "that's where it ends." Given our collective knowledge of how summer love pans out, why do we continue to covet and celebrate it?