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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.

What You REALLY Mean When You Talk To Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.27.2014 | Comedy

Uh-oh, there's your ex. Maybe they won't see y---damn, too late. Alright, what do you say? We've all had that day where you meet your recent ex at ...

Dear Ernest, #3: How to Deal With a Campus Ex

Ernest Owens | Posted 11.19.2014 | College
Ernest Owens

I will always hope the best of luck for my ex (just as you should for yours), but there is a difference between just letting go and simply moving on.

The Guest List

Jamie Silverman | Posted 11.18.2014 | New York
Jamie Silverman

Most friends told me not to fret -- it was my birthday and if ever there is a night for drunken debauchery, this was it.

The 6 Ghosts Of Boyfriends Past

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 08.28.2014 | Women
Beth Leipholtz

What is dating for, if not to teach us what we don't want? Each special person to cross our paths leaves a mark, a lesson -- sometimes in the form of scars, other times as fond memories. Yet in the end they play the same role -- they teach.

If Only All Exes Behaved Like This ...

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Divorce

Holidays can be a bit tricky to navigate for divorced couples with kids (lovey dovey isn't exactly on the menu, but neither is complete avoidance) -- ...

Getting Over Your Ex-itis

Renee Graziano | Posted 06.16.2014 | Celebrity
Renee Graziano

I have a friend that suffers from something that I used to have. I call it "Ex-itis." And even after five long years it won't let her go.

Exes Forever: What's Up With the Gays and Our Exes?

Nish Gera | Posted 06.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Nish Gera

How come we are usually friends with them, and why does it seem so easy-breezy, for the most part?

How to Use Your Phone as a Weapon for Romantic Gain

Kim Stolz | Posted 05.17.2014 | Women
Kim Stolz

One of the perks of writing a book on how social media and my iPhone have changed my life is that I got some serious skillz in that field as a byprodu...

These 6 Ways Let You Run Into Your Ex Like a Champ

Alex Furmansky | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Alex Furmansky

Rule 4: Have Somewhere to Be. It feels good having somewhere to go. You don't have to be specific, you just need to have somewhere to go. If you don't have anywhere to go, don't make up something too far-fetched, like escorting a movie star to an awards ceremony.

Summer Love or Something Like It

Brooke Lyons | Posted 10.01.2013 | Women
Brooke Lyons

Even Grease warns us that, "It turned colder" and, well, "that's where it ends." Given our collective knowledge of how summer love pans out, why do we continue to covet and celebrate it?

PRO TIPS: How To Deal With Running Into Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Joanna Borns | Posted 08.11.2013 | Comedy

You knew this day would come. You're out and about and you see your ex. Maybe he or she has already spotted you. Be prepared for this nerve-wracking e...

Cheaters Reveal Their Secret Regrets

Kevin A. Hansen | Posted 05.27.2013 | Divorce
Kevin A. Hansen

Nothing rocks a marriage likes infidelity, and quite often the result is divorce. But once the truth comes out, do the cheating spouses regret the affair -- or just regret getting caught?

Moving On From My Last Ex

Mimi Golub | Posted 05.15.2013 | Fifty
Mimi Golub

I've lived long enough to have a few ex-friends in my closet. Some of them have served a great purpose in my life while others were just bad choices. There was one, however, that haunts me still.

The Four Scariest Words In A Marriage

The Stir | Posted 05.02.2013 | Divorce
The Stir

10 tips to help you get through this devastating time.

How I Finally Got Over My Ex

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 04.10.2013 | Women
Erin Joy Henry

A few years ago, I was lounging on a yacht in the Virgin Islands with the man I was sure I was supposed to marry. We locked eyes and I longed for him to whisper in my ear something tender and romantic. Then he started talking about hamburgers.

What to Do and What Not to Do to Get Date Number 2

Charlie Maffei | Posted 12.01.2012 | Gay Voices
Charlie Maffei

Dating is not an exact science. A lot of it has to do attraction, but if you find yourself failing to get date number 2, maybe you have to start doing things differently. If you would like help figuring it out, do not hesitate to reach out to me.

What My Ex-Wife Revealed In A Subway Emergency

Al DeLuise | Posted 11.18.2012 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

I turned and looked out the open train door; the station is filled, from floor to ceiling, with white smoke... I turned and looked out the open train door; the station is filled, from floor to ceiling, with white smoke.

Most People Use Facebook To Creep On Their Ex

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.31.2012 | College

Your ex is probably a Facebook creeper. A recent study found 88 percent of those who have cut ties with a romantic partner in the last year check ...

7 Things Divorced Dads NEED To Know About Dating Again

Lisa Marie Wilson | Posted 08.14.2012 | Divorce
Lisa Marie Wilson

Many of my divorced guy friends are frustrated because they go on first dates, but the second date eludes them.

The Biggest Delusion Couples Have About Splitting Up

Vicki Larson | Posted 07.20.2012 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Here's how most of us who are thinking about leaving our marriage imagine divorce will be like: We've had it with our partner, and we think -- finally, freedom.

Having The #WorstValentinesDay Ever? You Aren’t Alone

Posted 02.14.2012 | Divorce

We at HuffPost Divorce don't generally deal much in the business of Valentine's Day. But this year, we turned the lovey-dovey holiday on its head and ...

Can Your Epically Bad Valentine's Date Beat Mine?

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 04.12.2012 | Women
Erin Joy Henry

This Valentine wasn't for sale, so I drove away with half of a meatball in my belly and annoyed that I had taken the time to even apply mascara.

Tweeters Agree: It's Never A Good Idea To Remarry Your Ex

Posted 03.27.2012 | Divorce

Would you remarry your ex? That's the question blogger Ed Housewright asked in his HuffPost blog post Thursday, weighing the pros and cons of re-ty...

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...