Healthy (But Hard) Decisions


How to Live With a Husband You Wish You Never Married

You thought you knew the man you married, but you didn’t find out who your husband really was until after the wedding. How do you live with – and love – a husband you wish you never married? These 101 quick tips will help you fall in love with your husband, fix your marriage, and […]

Living With a Man You Wish You Never Married

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3 Steps to Forgiving Your Mom for Hurting You

What’s the best gift to give your mom on Mother’s Day – or any day of the year? Forgiveness. Learning how to forgive your mother for hurting you will change your relationship with her. Even better, forgiveness will free your heart and soul from the burden of anger, bitterness, and guilt. “Since I was young […]


How to Protect Yourself From Being Used in a Relationship

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 […]

How to Protect Yourself From Being Used in a Relationship

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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 […]


How to Leave Your Partner When You Live Together

These tips will help you Blossom by giving your the hope and inspiration you need to leave your partner when you’re living together. Ending a relationship is never easy; leaving a partner you love and live with might be the most difficult thing you’ve ever done. If you have children together, figuring out how to […]

5 Ideas for Leaving Your Partner When You Live Together

Reasons You Aren’t Facing the Truth About Your Relationship

10 Reasons You Can’t Face the Truth About Your Relationship

Accepting the truth about someone you love is hard, even if you know he isn’t good for you. These 10 reasons you can’t face the truth about your relationship will help you see him — and yourself — in a different light. Sometimes we know the truth deep down, but we don’t want to admit […]


6 Reasons You’re Stuck in an Unhealthy Relationship

When you figure out why you get stuck in unhealthy relationships, you move one step closer to freedom, peace, and joy! These reasons women feel trapped in bad or unhappy relationships will help you see yourself – and your partner – in a different light. Sometimes you can be painfully aware of all the signs […]

Reasons You’re Stuck in an Unhealthy Relationship

7 Ways to Take Care of Yourself Through the Divorce Process

7 Ways to Take Care of Yourself Through the Divorce Process

Divorce proceedings are killer – emotionally, spiritually, socially, financially. These tips on how to take care of yourself through the divorce process will help you avoid overwhelm and burnout. I’m writing this for you…and a reader who asked for help takin care of herself while divorcing her husband. “Three months ago my husband of 27 […]


What to Do When Your Ex Boyfriend Unfriends You on Facebook

When your ex boyfriend unfollows or unfriends you on Facebook, you feel the pain of breaking up all over again. These tips on coping when your ex unfriends or unfollows you on social media will help rebuild your self-confidence and heal from the heartache of a breakup. “Your feelings will pass and life after the […]

How to Cope When Your Ex Unfriends You on Facebook

Who to Talk About Your Husband’s Affair

Why You Need to Talk About Your Husband’s Affair – and Who to Tell

Talking about your husband’s affair will help you recover and heal. Here’s how to find someone to talk to – and how to cope with your feelings of shame and embarrassment that your husband was unfaithful. “I have been married for 10 years, my husband and I have two children,” says Carly on How to […]