How to Get Over an Ex-Boyfriend You See at Work Everyday   Recently updated !

How do you get over an ex-boyfriend you work with? Work breakups are painful because seeing him doesn’t just make it harder to forget and move on, it reopens old wounds and stirs up painful thoughts and emotions. Most breakup articles — mine included — encourage women to get a new job after breaking up with someone at work. But, […]

How to Get Over an Ex-Boyfriend You See Everyday

How to Protect Yourself From Being Used in a Relationship

How to Protect Yourself From Being Used in a Relationship   Recently updated !

Sometimes it’s hard to know if you’re being kind and loving in a relationship, or if a man is using you. How do you protect yourself from being walked all over — especially when you’re in love? Love is blind; you can’t see as clearly and you’re less able to make rational, level-headed decisions. That’s what I’m here for! To […]


5 Reasons to Take Your “Couples Vacation” After an Unexpected Breakup 

You planned a trip as a couple, but your relationship suddenly ended. The breakup not only broke your heart, it ruined your vacation plans! Should you cancel your trip, or take the vacation with a friend or family member? Before we jump into my reasons why you should take your planned vacation — especially after an unexpected and painful breakup […]

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How to Forgive Your Husband for Cheating While He Was Alive

How to Forgive Your Husband for Cheating While He Was Alive

After her husband died, Kate found out her husband was having an affair. How do you cope with your husband’s death — and forgive him for cheating on you while he was alive? Here’s my reader’s comment: “Nobody has addressed being married to husband who died, then finding out he cheated with a coworker for the entire marriage, or most […]


When You Feel Scared You’ll Never Be Loved   Recently updated !

“How to overcome fear” is our theme on She Blossoms this week; today I received two questions about coping when you feel scared you’ll never find love, or feel loved by a man. Here’s what one reader said on my article about wanting to fall in love and get married: “I feel like this was literally written for me,” writes […]

What to Do When You Feel Scared You'll Never find love

5 Ways to Stop Protecting Yourself From Falling in Love

5 Ways to Stop Protecting Yourself From Falling in Love

Today, two readers asked for tips on how to get rid of fear in relationships. Here, you’ll learn how to stop protecting yourself from falling in love, and maybe consider fresh new ideas for committing to a healthy relationship. Here’s what one reader said: “I’m scared to fall in love,” says Jilly on When You Love Someone Who is Scared […]


How to Have a Happy Birthday After Your Relationship Falls Apart

You may not be celebrating a happy birthday this year, but my tips for blossoming after a breakup will help. Whether your relationship recently ended or fell apart years ago, your birthday won’t be as bright or cheerful as it was when you were together…but it can still be good. Your ex-boyfriend or ex-husband may have packed up his heart […]

How to Have a Happy Birthday After a Breakup

5 Tips for Trusting Your Intuition in a New Relationship

5 Tips for Trusting Your Intuition in a New Relationship

Your gut instincts or intuition (Spidey senses) can be a reliable source of information when you’re starting a new relationship. But how do you trust your intuition if you never learned how — or if you trusted your instincts in the past and made a huge mistake? Recently I wrote a blog post called How to Trust Your Intuition After […]