detaching in a relationship


How to Let Go of a Past Relationship

The person you loved – and lost – will always be tucked away in your heart. These tips for letting go of a past relationship will help you remember the best of your love while you heal and move forward. “I wish I’d read your ideas for letting go of a first love when I was 14,” says Christine in […]

How to Let Go of a Past Relationship

When You Know It’s Over But You Can’t Say Goodbye 4

Ending a relationship isn’t easy or painless – even when you know it’s over. Here’s how to cope when you feel like you can’t say goodbye but you know you have to. I wrote this article for a reader who knows her relationship has no future, but is having trouble accepting the truth… “I have strong feelings for a man […]

When You Know It’s Over But You Can’t Say Goodbye

How to Live Without the Man You Love 3

You won’t find quick and easy tips on how to live without the man you love – because there is nothing quick or easy about letting him go! Here’s how to heal your heart, grieve your loss, and trust God to put the pieces of your life back together. I was inspired to write this post by a reader whose […]

Tips on How to Live Without the Man You Love

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 Let Go of Someone You Love 97

Letting go of a relationship takes courage and strength. Here, you’ll learn how to let go of someone you love in healthy ways, heal your heart, and move forward in your life. These tips are inspired by a reader who asked for help detaching and letting go of someone she cares about. “My husband of three years is planning to leave me […]

how to let go of the man you love

How to Emotionally Detach From Someone You Care About 200

These six tips on how to emotionally detach from someone you care about will show you how a healthy detachment can help you retain a sense of yourself in a relationship. Being detached from someone you care for doesn’t mean you’re closed off, aloof, or emotionally unavailable for love. It simply means that you love him, without expecting anything in return. You […]

How to Emotionally Detach From Someone You Care About