Breaking Up


9 Ways to Find Your Life Purpose After a Sad Breakup

What makes a sad breakup worse? Having nothing to look forward to. These gentle ways to find your life purpose will comfort, encourage, and help you let go of a relationship that meant everything to you. I wrote this article for a reader who is struggling to get over a sad breakup. “I’d stop thinking about my ex boyfriend if I had […]

How to Find Your Life Purpose After a Sad Breakup

How to Get Through a Breakup When You’re Still in Love 1

Breaking up was the right thing to do, but your heart aches. Here’s how to get through a breakup when you’re still in love with him, you miss him, and you wish your relationship could have turned out differently… “I broke up with my boyfriend of six years, and I know it was the right thing to do,” says Adelle […]

How to Get Through a Breakup When You’re Still in Love

How to Help Your Children Through a Painful Divorce 1

These tips for helping your children cope when you’re getting a divorce will make the transition to your “new normal” much easier. A reader inspired me to write this article; she asked how to help her kids through a separation and divorce initiated by her husband… “About 6 weeks ago my husband, whom I’ve been with for 23 years, told […]

Helping Children Cope With Painful Divorce

How to Be With a Man Who Doesn’t Care About You

You know deep down your boyfriend doesn’t love you, but you just can’t break free. Here’s how to be with a man who doesn’t care about you. This relationship advice was inspired by a reader who feels “addicted” to her boyfriend but knows he doesn’t love her the way she loves him… My boyfriend and I broke up after a […]

How to Be With a Man Who Doesn’t Care About You

6 Things You Need to Know About Uncoupling After a Breakup 5

Learning what “uncoupling” is will help you heal after a pain breakup or divorce. These tips on how to successfully uncouple when a relationship ends will help you piece your life back together. “I was married for 20 years,”writes Diane Vaughan in Uncoupling: Turning Points in Intimate Relationships. “As I reflected on the relationship after our separation, the marriage seemed to […]

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Is It Time to Break Up? How to Know for Sure 2

Even if your relationship is as painful as a paper cut, you may hesitate to end it. These 12 signs it’s time to break up with your boyfriend will help you know for sure what to do. I wrote this article for a reader who “kinda sorta” thinks it’s time to leave her relationship, but is unwilling to sacrifice everything […]

When You Don’t Feel Good Enough for Your Husband

How to Stop the Painful “Breakup and Makeup” Cycle

You keep breaking up and getting back together – and you know it’s not good for either of you. These tips on how to stop the “breakup and makeup” cycle are inspired by a reader who is struggling to accept a recent split from her boyfriend. On 5 Healthy Ways to Cope When You Miss Him, Sara said: “My boyfriend […]

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