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How to Cope With a Broken Heart

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 02.10.2016 | Divorce
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

There are times we have handled it well, and times that we have not pulled ourselves together in a timely fashion we were proud of. There is nothing wrong with a good cry, with finding closure in some way, with getting our feelings out so we can move on.

Surviving Valentine's Day, a Practical Guide to Healing from Heartbreak

Michaela Haas | Posted 02.10.2016 | Women
Michaela Haas

Yeah, I know: The ads for candlelight dinners, the roses on coworkers' desks, the pulsating hearts in every shop window - Valentine`s Day is hard to s...

It's Not Broken!

Trilby D. Johnson | Posted 02.08.2016 | Good News
Trilby D. Johnson

It's not broken. It's just sometimes locked. And the key to unlocking Life is about you and me co-creating our human Being through choosing consciousness and love. You just have to find the right button and give it a push. It's the same for your heart. It's not broken, it's just locked. Perhaps it's time to open it up to new ways of loving. What do you say?

The Things That Could Have Been

Rui Dai | Posted 02.08.2016 | Women
Rui Dai

I thought I truly loved him. During the week and a half that my parents and I were on vacation, I stupidly spent the majority of it on the phone, text...

How Heartbreak Changes Us

Vicki Larson | Posted 02.08.2016 | Arts
Vicki Larson

Love lasts forever. But what if it doesn't? What if we have it and it goes away? What if we have it and it turns into something hurtful? What if we th...

Teens and Love: How Should a Parent Handle Their Child's First Heartbreak?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2016 | Teen
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Sad Sam fell in love in tenth grade. He was quiet and cautious. He and his girl made good friends. They talked to each other about anything. By his s...

Three Reasons Good Girls Like Bad Boys

Leah Dillon | Posted 02.01.2016 | Women
Leah Dillon

It happens all the time, without fail. The sweetest girl goes for that terrible worthless bad boy - AGAIN! She has so much to offer, the perfect catch...

It's Time to Admit That We Are Enough

Summer Engman | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Summer Engman

I've become truly comfortable with being on my own. I recently ended a major relationship and began traveling the world solo with no final destinati...

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.

This May Be Why Breakups Are Harder For Some People Than Others

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.27.2016 | Science

Breakin' up is hard to do -- but for some of us, it'is really hard. So why do some people spend years agonizing over a failed rom...

This Comic Totally Nails The Vulnerability Of Being In Love

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.25.2016 | Divorce

Make no mistake: To love someone after you've had your heart broken in the past is an act of bravery -- but it's definitely worthwhile, as the illustr...

Man Claims Fitbit Unexpectedly Captured Exact Moment His Heart Broke

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Almost all of us have felt heartbreak, but one man claims he actually saw it.  Koby Soto, co-founder and CTO of Guesty, a tech company that ...

A Simple, Actionable Guide To Moving On After Heartbreak

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.20.2016 | Divorce

It's inevitable: At some point after divorce, a well-meaning friend or family member will suggest that it's time to "just move on" from the spli...

I May Be Heartbroken Today, But I'm Also Grateful

Julie Morey | Posted 01.15.2016 | Divorce
Julie Morey

I am not advocating making bad choices. I am asking you to not live a life controlled by fear. To make the hard, but right choices. Leave the bad marriage even if you're scared to be on your own. Love hard even if he might break your heart.

How to Heal After a Painful Breakup

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Fullerton, psychotherapist and writer I will preface this post by saying you'll want to read this even if you are currently in...

The Heartbreaking Truth About Travel

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 12.30.2015 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

Why am I heartbroken? I didn't end a relationship or lose someone I love. I didn't find out the person I like cheated on me or is in love with someone else. So why on Earth do I feel so sad about going home? It took a few glasses of wine, but I think now I know why.

Recently Divorced and Alone for the Holidays? These Tips Will Help You Through

Janice Moss | Posted 12.22.2015 | Divorce
Janice Moss

You need to get really clear about what you need versus what you think you want. It is like ice cream and spinach. You need spinach and other green leafy vegetables to be healthy, but ice cream taste better. But too much ice cream can be unhealthy.

The Holidays Bring Joy As Well As Stress: 10 Ways to Make Them Happy and Avoid the Blues

Susan Anderson | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Anderson

The idea is to remain happy and healthy and securely connected, rather than let the stresses dampen your spirit or lead to self-sabotage.

Charmin' Flatulence

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 12.15.2015 | Women
Heather Gillis-Harris

Dating isn't easy at any age, especially when you have a heart the size of Texas. But I still have hope that there's a guy confident enough who can handle a little gas eking out when he squeezes the Charmin.

What to Do With Our Broken Hearts

Pamela Hale | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Pamela Hale

I am crying out inside, my heart breaking. How about you? For every human there must be a breaking point where enough violence and hurt is really e...

Searching for Authentic Love

Jessica Winterstern | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jessica Winterstern

When I was in the 7th grade, Ms. Comely introduced herself to me as the 9th grade Chemistry teacher. I will never forget that visceral naivety that...

I'm Scared I'll Be Single Forever

Valeria Laura Rigo | Posted 11.18.2015 | Teen
Valeria Laura Rigo

It is universally acknowledged that an average person will have its heart broken many times throughout its life. Most of these heartbreaks will happen...

8 Tips To Help Heal From Depression

Megan Bruneau | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Megan Bruneau

When we make space for depression to be there, we can make linkages and better understand what causes it. When we become more aware of these causes, we can do what we need to feel better. Finally, we can be intentional around living our lives despite the presence of depression.

Why I Am in a Better Place Because of My First Love

Unwritten | Posted 11.12.2015 | Women

I don't regret any of our firsts, and I am thankful for our lasts. I don't love you anymore, because I'm not the person I was when I was with you. I've changed and will never be the same. But I do love who I've become.

Why Does Divorce Create Such Turmoil?

Susan Anderson | Posted 10.12.2015 | Divorce
Susan Anderson

Primal fear is what makes going through divorce, separation, bereavement, loss of a job, loss of a dream so difficult. It triggers abandonment -- our first fear -- a fear universal to all human beings. It is a feeling of being left on the doorstep, of feeling left behind.