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Dumped? 6 Ways to Save Face on Facebook

Zondra Hughes | Posted 08.31.2014 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

When you're in love, social media is very good to you. Every encounter -- date night, food fight, and strolls in the park -- becomes a selfie photo shoot, and you just can't wait to upload those images to your page.

The 7 Best Books for Getting Over a Breakup

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Some of the titles I suggest will surprise you. Only three of the books I recommended to her (and now to you) are "how to get over a breakup" books. The other four contain life-altering wisdom or inspiration that can be even more useful than specific techniques to ex your ex.

The 6 Phases Of Getting Dumped

Annelia Alex | Posted 06.21.2014 | Women
Annelia Alex

The Wahhh, I Want Him Back Phase... I miss him. I want him back. I stress about our forgone actual plans. We were going to try that new risotto recipe. We have tickets to the Red Sox game next month. He was going to be my plus one at my cousin's wedding.

Our Casual Relationship Is Ending; Just Be Cool

Mindi Westhoff | Posted 05.25.2014 | Women
Mindi Westhoff

Why, if conceivably every relationship we have is going to end (save for the one that lasts forever), are people (including me) so angry when it happens? Why are we so wrapped up in being everything to someone we likely don't want anything permanent from anyway?

DECODED: 11 Cliché Breakup Excuses

Posted 08.21.2013 | Divorce

"It's not you, it's me." "We're at different points in our lives." "I love you, but I'm not in love with you." We all know that the most effective ...

The 21 Worst Excuses For Breaking Up

Posted 07.17.2013 | Divorce

Breaking up with someone isn't easy, so we shouldn't be too surprised when people royally screw it up. Still, the breakup reasons tweeters 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...


Susan H. Berger | Posted 04.23.2013 | Women
Susan H. Berger

I know the drill. I pretend to be incredibly busy checking voicemail in order to avoid glancing her way as I briskly walk by. For a few minutes after seeing her, my heart beats rapidly and my hand trembles.

The Crazy Thoughts of the Recently Dumped

Andy McDonald | Posted 04.12.2013 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

Don't take this title the wrong way. I'm not implying that I've just been dumped. That's not the deep dark place this article comes from. HAHA what would give you that impression?!

My So-Called Friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 07.26.2012 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

My so-called friend deleted me on Facebook because of an accidental slip-of-the-tongue. She talks about me behind my back and when I try to apologize, she ignores me. What should I do?

Getting Over Feeling Dumped When A Friend Says She Need Space

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 04.22.2012 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

I want my old friend back - -the friend that enjoyed talking to me, that always seemed excited to see me and that genuinely seemed to care about me. How do I approach this situation?

Break Up Advice For Men: Just Do It!

Tamara Shayne Kagel | Posted 03.26.2012 | Women
Tamara Shayne Kagel

Do men have some some magic cut-off mark where a girl's only owed an official "it's over" talk after six months? Shouldn't the standard relate to how much you both share with each other?

How To Handle An Office Breakup

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 02.12.2012 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Right now, only we know about it, but it's bound to spread around the office. I am not planning to say anything, but she likely will. What do I do?

Did She Cut Off Our Friendship Because I'm Gay?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.13.2011 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

If being cut off or dumped isn't a consistent pattern in your relationships, don't focus on "What's wrong with me?"

The Friendship Phase-Out

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 09.24.2011 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

When friends are always busy and never initiate contact, they may be trying to step back from the friendship.

V-Day Survival Guide for the Suddenly Single

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Hello My Darlings, As you may soon realize, there will be a rash of breakups around Valentine's Day, as with every holiday that requires our lovers ...

Ditched by a Best Friend

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

QUESTION Dear Irene, I've had a great best friend for about 6 years now. We were always depending on each other, hanging out together practically ev...

Change of Plans? My BFF Fell in Love With My Roommate

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

I'm 22, and my best friend Allie and I have been friends for 11 years. She has never been good at balancing things, and now with a boyfriend and best friends in two different cities, she's predictably having trouble.

Devastated Over Being Dumped? Control What You Can

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

It always hurts to be dumped without having any say in the matter but it will be less painful and you will heal more quickly over time if you take control of what you can.

Friendship by the Book: Pieces of Happily Ever After

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

Journalist and author Irene Zutell's latest novel sensitively captures the inevitable struggles that women face: infidelity, divorce, achieving independence, losing friends and making them.

Could You Be a Toxic friend? 5 Sure Signs

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

If you're finding that you're having frequent conflicts, you have to consider whether there's something you are doing or saying that's sabotaging your own friendships.

BFFs Until They Grew Apart

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

In Western culture, women are often judged by their ability to make and keep friends, so the demise of a friendship is experienced as a failure.

Six Warning Signs You're About To Get Dumped

Lisa Daily | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Daily

Want to know when you're most likely to get the axe? Most experts agree it's somewhere in the neighborhood of the first 3-5 months if you're dating, or around the eight-year mark for married couples.

A Friendship Too Broken to Fix

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

It's exceedingly difficult, usually impossible, to downgrade a romance to a platonic friendship after someone has been dumped.

Reader Q & A: Why Did She Dump Me?

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

I telephoned a girlfriend today for a chat and she hit me with a bombshell. She politely told me that she saw no point in continuing our friendship.