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Getting Over a Breakup

Advice Column: How To Move On From A Lying Ex

Chelsea Leigh Trescott | Posted 09.14.2016 | Women
Chelsea Leigh Trescott

Your letter is not about your ex being a d*ck. If he were a d*ck, you would have stopped thinking about him by now. But you are thinking about him. Almost a year later, and you're reaching out to me, too. You said you shouldn't be thinking about him though. Has someone told you that? Often our friends do.

How To Get Over Rejection (And Your Ex) Once And For All

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.15.2016 | Divorce

When your partner leaves you, getting over the heartbreak can feel like an impossible task. What you may need to process the pain is a change in pers...

8 Things to Do to Help Heal Your Broken Heart

Charmaine Belonio | Posted 04.21.2016 | Women
Charmaine Belonio

Mending your broken heart isn't impossible. Just focus on yourself again and never revert to post break-up revenge (trust me on this). With the right people as your support and your indomitable will, you'll be on your way to being your new, fabulous, and whole self again.

11 Pieces of Tough Love Hidden in Adele's '25'

Alyssa Piperis | Posted 04.11.2016 | Women
Alyssa Piperis

The more I've listened to 25, the more I've uncovered gems. Hidden in these 11 new songs are crucial, no BS life lessons, or pieces of tough love, I believe everyone needs to hear and have reinforced from time to time.

Life After Divorce: Embracing Your Grief As a Sign of Love

Danielle Porter | Posted 11.11.2016 | Divorce
Danielle Porter

Before my divorce, I believed I was an experienced "griever." I thought I knew all there was to know about grief: how it feels, how to handle it, and most important, how to survive it.

4 Valuable Post-Wedded Lessons I Learned From My Divorce

Debra Rogers | Posted 06.30.2016 | Divorce
Debra Rogers

It wasn't love at first sight and I didn't get married young. After years of average dates, hot hookups, and bad breakups, I'd actually found The One. Our love grew out of a deep friendship, which I believed was the secret to a lasting marriage.

Book Review -- 'Dumped: Stories of Women Unfriending Women'

Mindy Trotta | Posted 05.23.2015 | Books
Mindy Trotta

What struck me as I read through these essays was how often the women were left behind by their sisters without a warning. Frustration rather than closure played a large role in many of the stories, and the authors were subsequently expected to puzzle out what went wrong.

How I Survived Abandonment: 12 Tips for a Complete Recovery

Susan Anderson | Posted 04.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susan Anderson

I developed the abandonment recovery program after the love of my life -- my marital partner of eighteen years -- suddenly up and left me for another...

When Life Is Better Without The Person You Loved

Lexi Herrick | Posted 03.29.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

It's not that you stop missing them all together. It's not that you don't ever long for the sound of their laugh. It's not that you forget what it felt like to love them. It's just that you remember what it feels like to love yourself.

Why Dwelling On A Breakup Is Actually A Great Idea

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.12.2015 | Divorce

Time is said to heal all wounds, but a new study suggests that the passing of days alone won't restore your broken heart after a breakup: You need to ...

3 Things to Remember When You're Trying to Fix Your Breakup

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.28.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

When breakups happen, we have the tendency to go into a mode where we obsess over all of our mistakes and wish that we had done things differently.

The Only Reason You Need to Know for Why Your Relationship Didn't Work Out

Phoebe Fox | Posted 02.01.2015 | Women
Phoebe Fox

The bottom line is that you can't control any aspect of a relationship except what you put into it -- and what you are willing to accept from it. My friend wants to know why things went down the way they did, but she may never find out.

Why Your Marriage Is Failing and How to Save It

David Wygant | Posted 01.07.2015 | Divorce
David Wygant

What makes this trend really sad is another kid is not going to make any marriage better. You don't get closer by having another child. You get closer by working on the issues between the two of you. Another child is going to cause more stress, and cost more money.

Proof We All Do Crazy Sh*t To Get Over Our Breakups

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 10.25.2014 | Divorce

Breaking up is hard. Just ask one 26-year-old Chinese woman, who reportedly coped with the recent demise of her relationship by spending a full week i...

This Just Might Be The Smartest Way To Get Over Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.06.2014 | Divorce

You're not yourself when going through a breakup. You're nervy and on edge, your appetite is shot, and all you really want to do is hunker down in you...

5 Ways to Deal with Dating Burnout

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

It's very hard to feel positive about dating if you're burned out. You don't have to deny that you're having a hard time. In fact, it's helpful to validate your own emotional experience, rather than beat yourself up for feeling down.

Now That I'm No Longer A Girlfriend

Lexi Herrick | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

I thought I couldn't be me without him. I thought I couldn't be me without someone else. What I didn't understand was that I shouldn't have to be someone's girlfriend to be "someone" to myself.

10 Things You Wish You Could Tell Your Younger, Heartbroken Self

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce

You always remember the your first breakup. Maybe it was a week-long middle school romance that ended via email and sent you into a "Nothing Compares ...

15 Hard-Won Lessons You Can Only Learn From A Breakup

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.12.2014 | Divorce

It's darn-near impossible to find a silver lining in a breakup. It's even more of a challenge to think positive thoughts when you're the one who got d...

The Dos and Don'ts of Getting Past a Breakup

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Jonathan Alpert

A breakup can be heart-wrenching for the one who is dumped, and liberating for the one who did the dumping. For the dumped, there are things that one should do and some things that one shouldn't do post-breakup.

This Ice Cream Carton Message Is Every Single Person's Nightmare

Posted 02.05.2014 | Divorce

There's nothing like eating your feelings to distract from the pain of a breakup (yes, we're speaking from experience here). Unfortunately for the ...

What Everyone Needs After A Breakup

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

By Marcus Osborne for Few things match the emotional tidal wave of a breakup. Think about it. Other than the death of a loved one, are ...

Advice for Women Dealing With Heartache

Emma Nicholson | Posted 03.02.2014 | Women
Emma Nicholson

My 18-year-old daughter is going through a really rough time these days and my heart is just breaking for her. I do not know how to fix her troubles but I did share with her these traditional ways of dealing with a crisis situation.

5 Ways To Survive The Holidays With A Broken Heart

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

By Debra Rogers for Whether he dropped the breakup bomb during Thanksgiving dinner, Black Friday, or he was a summer love that you stil...

2 Proven Ways to Conquer the Pain of Heartbreak

Daniela Tempesta, LCSW | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniela Tempesta, LCSW

When painful thoughts or emotions arise, notice them without judgment, allow them to be present, and send love and kindness to yourself.