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Breaking Up

Drawing Lines In the Sand After a Friendship Breakup

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 10.03.2011 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, I had a very painful falling out with a really close friend several months ago. Being somewhat older than me, this woman was like...

The One That Got Away: Tweet A Description Of Your #RomanceRegret @HuffPostwomen

Posted 09.06.2011 | Women

We all have regrets. And it turns out, when we look back on them, it's those tricky matters of the heart that we dwell on the most. When researcher...

How To Make The Best Of A Breakup

Dr. Hendrie Weisinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Hendrie Weisinger

Relationship endings are tough for all of us, but your task is clear when you experience one: minimize the bad, avoid the ugly and make it good!

Can You Die From A Broken Heart?

Erica Manfred | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Erica Manfred

If you've been left by your husband for another woman, you may have wondered why the pain is so excruciating. Women tend describe the experience in ...

5 Scientific Reasons Why Breakups Are Devastating

Adoree Durayappah, M.A.P.P., M.B.A. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Adoree Durayappah, M.A.P.P., M.B.A.

Rejection from a breakup feels heartbreaking and overwhelming because, physiologically, it is.

Lessons Learned From The Worst Breakups Ever

Christina Vuleta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Vuleta

I thought I'd see how the Gawker breakup anecdotes stacked up against 40:20 Vision hindsight -- what 40-something women would tell 20-something women based on what they know now.

What Are You Getting for Valentine's Day?

Sharon Zarozny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Sharon Zarozny

Flowers, candy or a brick... what will your Valentine's Day bring? Hopefully, it will be a romantic celebration with chocolates, a candle light dinner, or a dozen roses...

When 'your friend' doesn't get the message

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Avoiding hurt and acting with grace QUESTION Dear Irene, While I was in graduate school I worked on a project with a classmate named Mindy. We hung...

WATCH: Designer "Breaks Up" With Los Angeles Before Moving On... To New York

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Breaking up is never easy, as evidenced by such extreme measures as the Museum of Broken Relationships and by the billboards now gracing the streets o...

Goodbye Forever, See You Monday

Charlie Carillo | Posted 12.01.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Next to fires caused by faulty decorative lights, the greatest peril of the holiday season is all those foolish office romances triggered by booze and sappy music at Christmas parties.

The Rules of Netiquette -- Recycling an Ex at the Holidays

Julie Spira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Julie Spira

Here are some tips on how to attend that special holiday event with your former beau or girlfriend and make it a better experience for all involved.

What to Say And Not Say to a Divorced Friend

Yvonne Durant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Yvonne Durant

Divorce is horrible. It is the pain that keeps giving. Unless you're on the witness stand, this is not the time to bring out dirty, little secrets you've harbored for years

Friendship by the Book: 'Dump 'Em' by Jodyne L. Speyer

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

It's never easy to end a relationship---whether it's with a hairstylist, babysitter, boss, lover or a friend. That's because we get attached to the pe...

How Your Breakup Now Affects Your Future Karma

Judge Michele F. Lowrance | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judge Michele F. Lowrance

Breakups take a toll on us not just because of the loss of the person but because they rob our reserve of trust and faith in love. The ability to bounce back seems to loose its elasticity which each successive loss.

Has Jenny McCarthy Found the Relationship Cure?

David Wygant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wygant

When you stay in a relationship that is not fun anymore, you are just staying in something that is eventually going to blow up. You don't need to be a slave to your significant other -- being at their beck and call.

Moving In, Moving Out, Moving On

Robyn Berkley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Robyn Berkley

I think it is really important to get to know the person you are with and not skip straight to stage 20 because -- let's face it -- we all know those types of relationships normally don't work.

My Money's Just Not That Into You

Nancy Lublin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nancy Lublin

I've been waiting for a returned phone call from a potential corporate partner for the past five weeks. I've created tips for making break-ups and rejections -- in business -- easier.

After a Breakup, Seeing the Light at the End of the Tunnel

Amy Chan | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

When you eventually get through it and look back, in retrospect you realize how one door didn't open because you were meant to walk through another.

Coping With Exes in Adulthood

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

Breaking up is hard to do. It was as true then as it is now, whether you're in your teens or in your forties. So how do you actually move on after a broken heart?

Bad Breakup Etiquette: The Wrong Way to Do It Every Time

David Wygant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wygant

When it comes down to breaking up, you should never do it via email or text. What is wrong with our culture today that this has become at all acceptable?

Once Best Friends: Can this friendship survive?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi, I've had the same best friend for more than 20 years. We were so close that we even have matching tattoos. We don't live near each oth...

Facebook Break-Up

Claire Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Claire Gordon

Facebook fall-out from a break up can be brutal. Should cute couple photos be de-tagged? Flirtatious wall-posts deleted? Pics where his face was particularly hot de-liked?

Top 10 Reasons I'm Breaking Up With Twitter: An Open Letter in More Than 140 Characters

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Dear @twitter, plz twead this. JSYK I'm not trying 2 Twis u so don't be Tweetsulted. FWIT I think ur gr8. i <3 u SFM but need >indypendence

Every Relationship Serves a Purpose, But is Limited

Julie Spira | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julie Spira

These are the very words used to console me 15 years ago when I had my heart broken. Although I was crushed and devastated at the time, these words ha...

How Stress Can Break Your Heart. Literally.

health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Although it felt like a heart attack, it wasn't. Quite literally, the woman was suffering from a broken heart. broken heart syndrome is a rare heart c...