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Moving on After a Breakup

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.

What I Discovered When I Became Best Friends With My Ex

Lauren DePino | Posted 02.08.2017 | Women
Lauren DePino

I met Ross my freshman year in college. Eleven years my senior, he was my philosophy adjunct professor at Temple University in Philadelphia. He was cute, Jewish, and intensely attentive. Just my type.

This Comic Perfectly Captures What Life Is Like After A Breakup

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.27.2015 | Divorce

When his relationship ended after two years in 2014, Brandon Sheffield felt like there was a "very specific person-sized hole" in his life. To cheer ...

This 'Stupidly Happy Comic' On Heartbreak Is Wonderfully Relatable

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.18.2015 | Divorce

Reeling after the love of her life broke up with her, Singapore-based illustrator Cherlyn Chong did what she does best: She sat down and drew a hearte...

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...

These Motivational Quotes Will Help You Move On From Whatever Has You Down

Posted 06.09.2015 | Good News

Even the most picture-perfect life can have a few smudges. If you’re going through one of those moments, here’s a little perspective: you can alwa...

'Sitting Duck' -- The Poem and the Backstory

Tricia McCallum | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

(This story appeared in a different version on Tricia's blog. The poem "Sitting Duck" appears in her new book of poetry, The Music of Leaving.) I w...

5 Reasons Why You Should Just Break Up With That Person Already

Kira Wyatt | Posted 06.26.2014 | Women
Kira Wyatt

If you don't feel ready to take the leap quite yet, you shouldn't judge yourself either. I sure don't. Only you know whether you should break up with that person already or not, but what's more important is that you know you can.

12 Steps To Getting Over Your Ex

Posted 03.17.2014 | Divorce

If we've learned anything from years and years of rom-com watching, it's that nothing eases the initial pain of a breakup quite like a good cry and a ...

This Is The Advice Everyone Needs To Hear After A Breakup

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Post-breakup, pulling yourself out of a pit of despair and soggy Kleenex is not the easiest thing to do. Between wallowing in self-pity and hatching y...

The 5 Lies You Tell Yourself After A Breakup

Posted 11.16.2013 | Divorce

By Bo Sellers for At the age of six, I fell madly in love with a boy in my class who I knew preferred brunettes. Although we shared ...

LOOK: Restaurant Leaves Inspiring Message On Dumped Customer's Takeout Box

Posted 07.11.2013 | Divorce

After a bad breakup, moral support can be found in the most unlikely places. Even, it seems, on takeout containers. On Monday, Redditor Icanteven7...