Healing a Broken Heart

How to Overcome Setbacks to Healing a Broken Heart 

Every healing process involves discouraging, sometimes painful setbacks — and healing your broken heart after a breakup or loss is no different. “Grief is not a mountain that you climb, go over the top, and then climb back down the other side so that you’re at the same ground level as when you started,” writes Ashley Davis Bush in Transcending […]

Overcoming Setbacks to Healing a Broken Heart

Signs Your Heart is Healing After a Breakup

5 Signs Your Heart is Healing After a Breakup

Take heart, for you may healthier and happier than you think – even though you’re still searching for breakup advice because your heart is broken! These five signs of healing after a breakup will give you hope and encouragement to keep moving forward. First, a sprinkle of advice from a reader whose heart is more than halfway healed: “The key […]

How to Stop Feeling Sorry for Yourself After He Leaves

While writing about feeling sorry for yourself because of a loved one’s death, I realized self-pity after a breakup is different. So, here are a few ideas on how to stop feeling sorry for yourself after your husband leaves your marriage or your boyfriend breaks up with you. I know it’s not as easy as simply getting over the one […]

When You Want to Believe He Can't Live Without You

When You Want to Believe He Can’t Live Without You

Deep down you know your heart will eventually heal, but right now you feel like you’ll die without him. Here’s what to do when all you want is to believe he loves you so much that he can’t live without you — whether he was your boyfriend for a year, your husband for a decade, or a fling for a […]

How to Break Your Addiction to a Toxic Relationship

The book Exaholics: Breaking Your Addiction to an Ex Love does a fabulous job explaining why romantic relationships are addictive. If you’re searching for tips on how to break your addiction to a toxic relationship, your first step is to understand how love affects your brain chemistry. “When you fall in love, it sets your limbic system ablaze,” writes Dr […]

How to Break Your Addiction to a Toxic Relationship

How to Trust God After a Heartbreaking Loss

How to Trust God After a Heartbreaking Loss

When you’re dealing with death, divorce or a difficult time, the hardest thing is to keep trusting in God — and in His plan for your life. A heartbreaking loss feels like it ruined your life. It can take years to truly recover and heal, and even longer to start trusting God again. You are not alone. Nobody escapes this […]

8 Ways to Cheer Up Your Home After a Breakup

Changing your environment is one of the best ways to heal after a breakup. If you can’t move to a tropical island, your next best bet is to redecorate your home in ways that lift your spirits and soothe your soul. I’m not a “crafty” or DIY (do-it-yourself) type of woman, so you won’t find home decoration ideas that involve […]

Home Decoration Ideas to Help You Heal After a Breakup

Time Doesn’t Heal All Wounds – But This Does

It’s not true that time heals all wounds. Time alone won’t heal your broken heart after a breakup or ease your grief after you lose someone you love. Time can’t heal the wounds of your past — even if those wounds are decades old. Think back to your childhood. Your most painful memories are burned into the very core of […]