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Thoughts on Running Into My Abusive Ex (And Feeling Nothing)

Akirah Robinson | Posted 12.03.2014 | Women
Akirah Robinson

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.

This Dude Just Took The Breakup Text To A Whole New, Insane Level

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.18.2014 | Divorce

Breaking up via text is never the way to go. Breaking up via text and including a ludicrous, numbered list of why you're doing so is most definite...

14 Men Open Up About The Devastation Of Divorce

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 10.16.2014 | Divorce

There is a common misconception that women are more heartbroken after divorce than men are -- picture the cliché divorcee trying to put her life back...

Here's A Ridiculous Alternative To Couple's Therapy That Just Might Work

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 10.08.2014 | Divorce

Tinder might be able to save your marriage, one terrible dating profile at a time. At least that's the logic behind this bar sign, which jokingly ...

12 Small But Powerful Pieces Of Advice For Anyone Going Through Divorce

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.11.2014 | Divorce

Going through a divorce is no walk in the park -- in fact, at times it can feel more like a hellish marathon with no finish line in sight. That's ...

The Cold, Hard Truth About That Summer Fling You Just Had

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.09.2014 | Divorce

Unlike Sandy and Danny in "Grease," summer lovin' doesn't always result in, err, true love. In fact, when the leaves begin to change, your summer flin...

5 Changes I Made As A Single Mom That Make Me A Better Mom

Divorced Moms | Sophie Rosen | Posted 09.15.2014 | Divorce

By Sophie Rosen for DivorcedMoms.com I believed I was the quintessential mother. Generous until it hurt. Selfless until it hurt me. A martyr, as my...

The Truth About Infidelity And Business Travel

Divorce 360 | Posted 08.14.2014 | Divorce

By Ruth Houston for Divorce360 Business travel often provides a cheating spouse the perfect cover for an extramarital affair. They are the most com...

9 Thoughts Every Divorcé Has Had At Least Once

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.06.2014 | Divorce

From custody battles to disagreements over who gets the dog, divorce can be a long, messy road filled with moments of rage, frustration and utter agon...

17 Breakup Excuses That Will Make You Weep For Humanity

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.15.2014 | Divorce

There's no need to reinvent the wheel when breaking up with someone: Explain to your soon-to-be ex what went wrong, be as transparent as possible, and...

Behold, The 12 Laziest Breakups Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.06.2014 | Divorce

If the internet has taught us anything, it's that people will do almost anything to avoid an awkward face-to-face breakup. Below, 12 of the lazies...

9 People Who Are Single And Ready To Mingle (With Some Snacks)

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce

Real talk: Who hasn't spent a Friday night snuggled up with pals Ben & Jerry and loved every minute of it? The truth is that food, unlike relation...

You Don't Know What #ForeverAlone Looks Like Until You've Seen This

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.05.2014 | Divorce

It's Saturday night and you're sitting on the couch in your favorite grey sweatpants, the ones with at least three condiment stains from three differe...

Destined To Be #ForeverAlone? You Could Always Try This

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.10.2014 | Divorce

You know you've been single way too long when you resort to this: Now if only we knew where to buy a sheep. Um, for a friend. Keep in touc...

If You Use Any Of These Breakup Excuses, You Don't Deserve To Be In A Relationship

Posted 03.31.2014 | Divorce

Not all breakup excuses are created equally. Say just enough -- state the reason in the most gingerly way possible, offer a hug if they're into that -...

7 Unconventionally Awesome Ways To Deal With A Breakup

Posted 03.28.2014 | Divorce

Everyone knows there are classic ways to deal with those "please rip my heart out and let me die" breakup scenarios: a little pillow crying, a week-lo...

You Can Always Count On Your Friends For The Cold, Hard Truth

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 03.28.2014 | Divorce

Relationships can be complicated and messy, which is why you need a BFF by your side to offer up some encouraging words, a little advice or even an al...

These License Plates Are So Bitter We Can't Believe They Exist

Posted 03.20.2014 | Divorce

People cope with divorce in many ways: some get angry, some go on ice-cream-eating binges, some find God and of course others advertise their breakup ...

Here's The Best Way To Get Over Someone, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 03.19.2014 | Divorce

They say the best way to get over someone is to get under someone else -- and now there's scientific proof to back that up. In a new study, resear...

These Breakup Lines Will Make You Glad You're Single

Posted 03.13.2014 | Divorce

We all know breakin' up is hard to do -- there's even a song dedicated to it -- but some people are clearly better at pulling the cord than others. ...

20 Awkward Breakups That Give Us Secondhand Embarrassment

Posted 03.05.2014 | Divorce

Let's face it -- breakups are inherently awkward. If you're not a big fan of death glares and uncomfortable silences, you're better off just staying p...

The Absolute Worst Ways To Get Dumped

Posted 01.27.2014 | Divorce

By Jen Glantz for YourTango.com "There are better ways to break up with me," I told him through text message after he had just sent me a text messa...

Note Left On Broken Vending Machine Is Hilariously Bitter

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

After a bad breakup some people talk to their friends, some go to therapy, others write in to Reddit -- but one clever person saw a golden opportunity...

Woman Tries To Sue Her Divorce Lawyers For The Most Ridiculous Reason

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

Apparently not everyone is aware that a divorce ends a marriage. A British woman tried to sue her lawyers, claiming they should have warned her that b...

Breakup Texts Are The Worst, But This One Is Actually Amazing

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

We're generally of the opinion that only the worst kind of people decide to break up via text. But sometimes -- and this is a very rare sometimes ...