My 18-year-old daughter is going through a really rough time these days and my heart is just breaking for her. I do not know how to fix her troubles but I did share with her these traditional ways of dealing with a crisis situation.
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.
You'd think within a world that gives us genius little smartphones and turn-by-turn navigation we'd have created some sort of community for the ones who just need to hear these words after their heart is gouged out, "Hey, you're here. You've arrived. Don't be ashamed. You're not alone, toots."
Getting over a break up? You've got one of two ways to go -- you can either be a cryin', whinin' mess or an empowerment babe! Lucky you, we've made a handy-dandy do's-and-don'ts infographic. DO it right and you'll find yourself surviving, reviving and THRIVING post-breakup.
Nothing kills an appetite faster than heartbreak, and there’s little you can do about it -- heartbreak, that is. It has to run its course in its own time, a little parasite ravaging the host from within.
Unlike many other divorce and relationship experts, I don't believe that it's necessary to abstain from all relationships until you have emotionally recovered from your divorce. Instead, I recommend that divorcees jump headfirst into a rebound relationship.
If you act with love and use that as your compass, regardless of the challenge you may be facing, however dark, deep and painful it may be, eventually love will circle back. It may have a funny way of navigating back to you, but it eventually does.