Healing a Broken Heart


What to Expect When You End a Relationship

Leaving someone you once loved can bring unexpected surprises – some good, some bad. Here’s what to expend when you end a relationship, plus tips for coping with the fallout. This article was inspired by a comment a reader left on one of my most popular articles… “I know my boyfriend wants to end our relationship but I’m scared to let him […]

What to Expect When You End a Relationship

How to Let Go of a Past 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 Cope With Heartache After the Break Up

Here’s the best tip for coping with heartache after a break up – even if you regret it and wish you were back together: stop trying to convince yourself that you need to heal. Stop trying to mend your broken heart, stop talking about how you need to move on, and stop searching the internet for tips on how to […]

coping with heartache after the break up

How to Survive “No Contact” in a Relationship

5 Ways to Survive “No Contact” in a Relationship

Whether you’re coping with a breakup or a temporary separation, surviving “no contact” in a relationship feels terrible. These tips will help you find hope and healing, peace and rest. I gathered both practical and emotional strategies for living without contacting someone you love. The first tip is from a woman who made the painful decision not to have any […]


How to Fill the Emptiness When You Miss Your Ex

The emptiness that fills your heart and soul when you miss your ex boyfriend or husband can feel overwhelming. You are not alone; I wrote this article for a reader who says, “I miss my ex more than I ever believed possible.” The good news is you can find a million ideas on how to fill the emptiness when you […]

How to Fill the Emptiness When You Miss Your Ex

How to Be Single After a Serious Relationship Ends

7 Ideas for Living Single After a Serious Relationship Ends

I won’t lie to you: learning how to be single after the end of a serious relationship isn’t a quick or easy process. But, it is a worthwhile journey – and you will emerge happier and healthier than you ever thought possible. “I was in a serious relationship for seven years,” says Corinne on 7 Tips for Getting Over a […]


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