Rebuilding Your Life

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

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

How to Recreate Yourself When a Relationship Ends

The end of a relationship is never easy – even when the breakup was inevitable. It hurts to say goodbye, and it takes time to grieve and let go. But, all endings bring new beginnings. If you choose, a breakup can help you recreate yourself and Blossom into who God created you to be! Recreating yourself after a relationship ends […]

Recreating Yourself When a Relationship Ends

Feels Impossible to Let Go of Someone You Love

Why It Feels Impossible to Let Go of Someone You Love

When you understand why letting go of someone you love feels impossible and more painful than anything you ever imagined, you’ll find yourself moving towards acceptance and freedom. Here you’ll find four of the most common reasons women hold on to the past, ranging from unrealistic expectations to fear of the future. If you recognize yourself, take heart! Your insight […]

How to Move on From an Ex You Still Love

Your heart is asking “Does he miss me?” but your head knows it’s time learn how to move on from an ex boyfriend. You’re still in love, you miss him and you want him back, but you know this relationship is over. Maybe you even know, deep down, that it’s better that he’s not in your life anymore. “I’m trying […]

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relationship obituary for closure

How to Write an Obituary for Your Relationship

Are you struggling to find relationship closure after a breakup? Writing a “relationship obituary” will help heal your heart after breaking up with someone you love, miss, and feel like you can’t live without. I discovered the idea of writing an obituary for a relationship while revising How to Let Go of Someone You Love. It’s a fantastic way to […]