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Let Go -- He's Not Coming Back

Jessica Winterstern | Posted 01.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jessica Winterstern

Life cannot give us the things we desire if we are not willing to receive them. And seemingly negligible actions have the capacity to shut us down, close us off, and make us blind to what's here for us now.

Miley and Madonna: Love The Second Time Around

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment
Dr. Jane Greer

Hearing these stories can make people believe in romance and the value of a shared history. But it also raises the questions: How do you know when an old loved has the potential to come back to life, and when is it best to leave an old relationship where it is: in the rearview mirror?

4 Ways to Handle an Ex

David Wygant | Posted 01.20.2016 | Divorce
David Wygant

There are certain things that you should never, ever, do when it comes to dealing with your ex in front of your children.

Thinking of Cutting Off Contact With an Ex? A New Study Says It's Easier Said Than Done

Glamour | Posted 01.19.2016 | Weddings
Glamour

By Suzannah Weiss, Glamour Photo: Courtesy of CNP Montrose According to the results of a poll conducted by The Associated Press and WE tv, a lot of...

Facebook Will Stop Torturing You With Photos Of Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 11.23.2015 | Technology

Remember when Facebook had no chill about reminding you of your ex? You'd be scrolling through your News Feed after an emotional day and suddenly...

37 Signs Your Relationship Is About to End

Em & Lo | Posted 10.19.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

We asked our readers, "How do you know when a relationship is about to end?" Their answers make an excellent guide to impending doom. Here are our 37 favorite responses.

This Is The Worst Text Your Ex Could Ever Send You

Unwritten | Posted 10.03.2015 | Women
Unwritten

Originally published on Unwritten by Kelly Alto. I've got a real problem happening here, you guys. Do you want to know what annoys me more than seein...

This App Will Play Nickelback If You Try To Contact Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.02.2015 | Comedy

Dream app? Or nightmare app? This is Nickelblock, the first app for your phone that will play Nickelback songs when you try to contact your ex or look...

An Important Reminder About How Great Your Ex Really Wasn't

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.10.2015 | Comedy

It's the reason getting over people is pure hell. In your head, all you're thinking about is how great they were, and all the great things they did an...

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.

Priscilla Frank

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)

Kira Wyatt | Posted 02.02.2015 | Women
Kira Wyatt

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 ...