Letting Go


How to Help Your Children Through a Painful Divorce

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

How to Heal Your Heart Without Relationship Closure 131

Learn why relationship closure is important – but not necessary for healing your heart. These 8 ways to heal when a relationship ends without a good-bye will help you move on after an unexpected loss or breakup. On How to End Your Affair With a Married Man and Heal Your Heart, a reader asked how to heal when there isn’t relationship closure. […]

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6 Things You Need to Know About Uncoupling After a Breakup 4

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 1

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 […]

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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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How to Cope When the Man You Love is Marrying Someone Else 100

You’re heartbroken and lost, and it seems like you’ll never learn how to cope when the man you love is getting married to someone else. Take heart, my friend. Know that you are not alone, and that you will survive this and be happy again one day! These tips will help you grieve and move on when someone you love […]

How to Cope When the Man You Love is Marrying Someone Else