Healing Emotional Numbness After Losing Someone You Love   Recently updated !

Feeling emotionally numb is normal after someone you love dies. But if you get stuck in this part of the grieving process, you can’t heal, grow forward, or find happiness. Here are a few ideas for handling the emotional numbness that often accompanies grief. Emotional numbness may be normal, but it’s also scary and confusing. […]

Emotional Numbness After You Lose Someone You Love

How to Stop Feeling Unlovable After a Breakup

How to Stop Feeling Unlovable After a Breakup

Feeling unlovable, unworthy, and unwanted is normal after a breakup. But just because it’s normal doesn’t mean it’s inevitable! Here’s how to stop feeling unlovable after a breakup and start feeling happy again. I thought nobody could love me when my boyfriend broke up with me. I felt alone and ugly inside and out, and […]


What to Do When You Need a Hug

“I need more hugs! I miss being held and kissed,” said Michaela. “Nobody talks about the lack of a physical relationship after a breakup.” When you lose a man you love after a breakup, divorce, or death you aren’t prepared for the loss of physical intimacy and affection. You miss his hugs, kisses, love and […]

How to Write a Relationship Obituary

Ways to Stop Negative Thinking After a Breakup

7 Easy Ways to Stop Negative Thinking After a Breakup

Sometimes you are your own worst enemy after a breakup – such as when you allow negative thoughts to control your mood and mind. These tips on how to stop negative thinking will help you regain control of your life. After breaking up, you can feel better about yourself than you ever have before! Breaking up […]


When You Miss Him Like Crazy

Whether you’re coping with a breakup or a long distance relationship, sometimes all you can think is “I miss him like crazy.” You’re overwhelmed with loneliness, perhaps missing him so much you can barely get off the floor. Here’s how She Blossoms reader is dealing with her boyfriend’s absence: “My boyfriend and I started living […]

I miss him so much

how to get out of couples mindset

Getting Out of the “Couples Mindset” After a Breakup

How do you live alone after being half of a couple for so long? These tips for getting out of the “couples mindset” will encourage and inspire you. You’ll see you’re not alone, and discover a few ideas for moving on. “When you have been functioning in life as one-half of a couple, you become […]


How to Stop Believing Lies About Yourself

You know you’re not worthless, stupid, or lazy but you don’t know how to stop believing the lies about yourself. You know there is good in you, but you haven’t learned how to hold on to the truth. You want to feel and think better about who you are, but you just don’t know how. […]

How to Stop Believing Lies About Yourself

What to Do After Her Mothers Death

What to Do After Your Girlfriend’s or Wife’s Mom Dies

A reader asked for tips on how to help his girlfriend cope with her mother’s death. There isn’t one right thing to say or do after a mom dies, but there are many little ways to show your love and support. I wrote Heartwarming Sympathy Gifts for Someone Whose Mom Died a couple years ago, […]


When You Feel Guilty for Moving On

You know you need to move on with your life, but you feel guilty. You may even want to move on because you know it’s time, but you don’t know how. What does “moving on” even mean? How do you bring the good parts of the past – the lessons, growth and insights – into […]

When You Feel Guilty for Moving On

How to Stop Attracting Emotionally Unavailable Men

How to Stop Attracting Emotionally Unavailable Men

You want to be in a good relationship with the right man, yet you keep attracting men who aren’t available. Maybe you even feel like you’re dating the same man over and over! Different name, same problems. Perhaps he’s emotionally unavailable, financially bankrupt, or even married to another woman. “Why do I keep attracting men […]