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3 Steps to Start Living by Faith and Healing Your Broken Heart

When your heart is broken after a break up, living by faith is all you can do. Here’s strength to survive, hope to continue, and help letting go of the past – even when you want to hold on with both hands. These tips on how to live by faith after a break up – even if your heart is […]

3 Steps to Start Living in Faith and Healing Your Broken Heart

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

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

6 Things You Need to Know About Uncoupling After a Breakup

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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How to End Your Toxic Love Affair Now – Before It’s Too Late

Learn what a toxic love affair is, and how to end a relationship that is destroying your self-esteem and making your life miserable. A reader just asked for help ending a love affair that is toxic for both her and her boyfriend, and the timing couldn’t be better! I’m reading Necessary Endings by Dr Henry Cloud; this book can help you […]

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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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10 Warning Signs of a Bad Relationship

If you ignore these warning signs of bad relationships, you’re setting yourself up for future heartache. It’s hard to accept your relationship isn’t healthy…but the sooner you face the truth, the more quickly you can decide what to do. In a good relationship or marriage, you feel sure of your partner without constantly having to ask for reassurance or approval. You […]

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How to Know if Divorce is the Best Decision

If you’re struggling with the difficult “Should I get a divorce?” question, you may need an unbiased external perspective that isn’t overwhelmed by emotion. Here are 10 signs to help you decide if divorcing your husband is the best choice, inspired by Should I Stay or Should I Go? “It takes a lot of bravery to look right at the truth […]

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