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Opening Wider and Diving Deeper Into the Immeasurable Beauty and Pain of Life

Jesua | Posted 06.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jesua

It's not a spiritual requirement to be fascinated by what inhibits our greatest aliveness; and somehow compelled to uncover and reveal surprising path...

How to Break Up With a Really Nice Guy

Phoebe Fox | Posted 06.20.2015 | Women
Phoebe Fox

Even though calling things off with a decent person who hasn't done you wrong can be exponentially harder than the dramatic dumping of a dirty rotten scoundrel, there are things you can do to ease the blow and make things a little less painful--for both of you.

Why You Should Stop Being Jaded

Renée Suzanne | Posted 06.17.2015 | Women
Renée Suzanne

If you allow your past disappointments to kill your dreams, you lose not once, but over and over again. We all experience crushing defeat in the world of love, but it's so much better to pick yourself up and move on than it is to become jaded and bitter.

'The 36 Questions' for Falling in Love: What Makes Them Work?

Susan Anderson | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Anderson

The world is full of love-worthy, eligible people looking for a way out of involuntary singleness. They want to put an end to their cycles of abandonm...

How To Survive The Broken Hearts Club

Lacey Johnson | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Lacey Johnson

The relationship you have with yourself is the most important relationship you will ever have. In fact, it is the only one which is ever guaranteed.

How to Break Your Own Heart

Derek Gaines | Posted 06.03.2015 | Comedy
Derek Gaines

Over the course of the weekend, I start feeling - not great. I'll just put it out there. I get constipated. I'm feeling weird, like you know how your stomach gets tight, you're walking around full because all that food is on your lungs? Then I decide l can't take it anymore and what does my dumb 22-year-old self do? I give myself an enema.

How to Trust That You Can Trust Again

Becky Whetstone, Ph.D., "Doctor Becky" | Posted 05.29.2015 | Divorce
Becky Whetstone, Ph.D.,

Jenny was only 18-years-old, and my heart ached to see her cry over the loss of her first love. It was one year after it had ended, and her father was so worried about her withdrawing and isolating from friends and activities that he sent her to me to see if I could help.

Thank You for Breaking My Heart

Garrett Paknis | Posted 05.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Garrett Paknis

Dear ___________ , Thank you. For tearing me apart. For making me question myself, in that month that I lost my faith and spent searching for the...

How to Survive a Breakup: 12 Ways to Stop Blaming Yourself and Gain From It

Susan Anderson | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women
Susan Anderson

When we experience unrequited love -- a lack of emotional reciprocity from the other person - it is natural to feel insecure and needy. It can cause us to aim our emotional suction cups toward our partner which only succeeds at creating greater distance. Here are 12 things you can do...

10 Breakup Songs For When You Are Done Wallowing

Abby King | Posted 05.20.2015 | Divorce
Abby King

There is nothing wrong with a good boo-hoo period post breakup. Take your time and when you are through with the tears, listen to these and rock out.

The Heartbreak Of Losing Our Family Pet

Teresa Kindred | Posted 06.16.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

Last night while the whole family was gathered together to watch a basketball game we noticed Murphy, our Cocker Spaniel, was acting strangely. I called the vet and described his behavior and she advised me to bring him in to the office. I

'How Do I Get Her Out of My Head?

Sara Eckel | Posted 06.14.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

It's amazing what our minds can do. You know rationally that thinking about the person who broke your heart is the worst possible thing you could do for your emotional well-being. But somehow, the more you try and push the thoughts away, the more persistent they become.

The Things Unsaid in a Marriage

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 06.13.2015 | Divorce
Laura Lifshitz

Getting divorced is half of the battle. The bigger battle? Divorcing yourself from the untrue and unkind beliefs that you failed and are a failure when really, you just simply lived. Even in fairy tales the princess and prince find obstacles.

10 Ways to Let Go of Painful Relationships

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 06.06.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

When we are in a place of recovering from a painful relationship, finding a way to let go can be challenging. Here are 10 ways to let go of painful relationships.

5 Ironclad Rules For Getting Through Your Breakup

Phoebe Fox | Posted 06.05.2015 | Women
Phoebe Fox

Even if we're not in love, it can be hard to walk away from something, however imperfect, when loneliness is the other option. If you're beginning to realize the relationship you're in is headed for a dead end, here are a few tips to help get you through the worst of it.

Why You Shouldn't Marry Your Soulmate

Kristina Tsipouras | Posted 06.02.2015 | Weddings
Kristina Tsipouras

"Don't marry your soulmate." When I first heard this advice, I was not on board, but now I realize, it is the best advice I have ever been given. My last relationship was the most intense I had ever experienced in my life.

3 Steps To Dump The Baggage And Move On With Your Love Life

Michelle Martin | Posted 05.28.2015 | Fifty
Michelle Martin

Dating in our teens and 20s was challenging. Dating in our middle adult years, with significant exes, children, pets, mortgages, careers and a boatload of emotional, physical and perhaps even financial baggage, may seem impossible.

Oh Behave

Rumni Saha | Posted 05.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rumni Saha

The heart is quite the troublemaker. It is like the naughty child in the family full of mischief who sometimes acts irrationally but you love her beca...

Unrequited: When the One You Love Doesn't Love You Back

Sara Eckel | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

The idea was to become a woman who this particular man would love, and at that I failed completely. But in the process, I achieved something more important: I started to become the woman I wanted to be.

5 Underrated Taylor Swift Songs That Can Help You Through Your Rough Patch

Allison Underhill | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Allison Underhill

As it turns out, there is so much more to Taylor Swift than the overplayed chart-toppers that she is known for. Instead of shaming her for musically trashing her exes, we should instead look at the unacknowledged heroes of her albums. Swift's songs cover misfortunes that every young woman can relate to.

Breaking Up Might Be Easier Than You Think

Sara Eckel | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

As truly gut-wrenching as these separations can feel, research suggests that most of the lovelorn will recover sooner than they think.

How to Overcome Heartbreak

Susan Anderson | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Anderson

Heartbreak hurts so deeply because it pulls at that raw abandonment nerve we all share. It rips us open to the core, overwhelming us with powerful emotions -- loss, despair, panic, shame, hopelessness -- that seem all out of proportion to the actual event. Here are 12 facts to help you:

Why Dating Someone Who's Been Hurt Before Is Worth the Effort

Dennis Williams II | Posted 05.09.2015 | New York
Dennis Williams II

You wouldn't trust a co-pilot that hasn't flown a plane before right? Well, to take this analogy to an anomaly, you're riding alongside a pilot that's survived a plane crash at fault of their past partner.

'I Don't Love You Anymore. I'm Done'

Jenny Kanevsky | Posted 05.09.2015 | Divorce
Jenny Kanevsky

Be mindful of the other person's feelings, even if you are hurt, angry, frustrated, fed up, done. There was once love there, especially if there are children and decades of history. Disentangling a relationship is complicated. Don't make it more so by being cruel. It's just not worth it.

New Research On Mending A Broken Heart

Sara Eckel | Posted 05.06.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

After a breakup, the newly-single often hear two somewhat contradictory pieces of advice. First, there are the friends and family members who encourage the heartbroken to "move on." But there are also more philosophical types who will encourage the lovelorn to grieve. Which is better?