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Getting Out of the “Couples Mindset” After a Breakup   Recently updated !

How do you live alone after being half of a couple for so long? These tips for getting out of the “couples mindset” will encourage and inspire you. You’ll see you’re not alone, and discover a few ideas for moving on. “When you have been functioning in life as one-half of a couple, you become […]

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How to Stop Attracting Emotionally Unavailable Men

How to Stop Attracting Emotionally Unavailable Men

You want to be in a good relationship with the right man, yet you keep attracting men who aren’t available. Maybe you even feel like you’re dating the same man over and over! Different name, same problems. Perhaps he’s emotionally unavailable, financially bankrupt, or even married to another woman. “Why do I keep attracting men […]


How to Prepare Your Heart to Fall in Love Again

Healing your heart after a breakup or death is the first stage of moving on. The second stage is preparing your heart for a new relationship. How do you take the risk of falling in love again after being hurt in the past? Two She Blossoms readers recently asked for help getting healthy. They want […]

How to Prepare Your Heart to Fall in Love Again

How to Stop Wanting Him Back After a Breakup

5 Ways to Stop Wanting Him Back

The breakup had to happen, yet it breaks your heart. You can’t stop wanting him back! These tips will help you move forward without your ex-boyfriend or ex-husband, and inspire you to walk into a new season of life. After a breakup or divorce, you can’t just merrily move on with your life. Unfortunately, it […]


5 Signs of God’s Blessing on Your Relationship

One of the best ways to see signs of God’s blessing on your relationship is to look at a marriage that wasn’t blessed by God. Step away from your emotions; take hold of the wisdom of the Holy Spirit. Put your desperate (and normal!) yearnings for love aside; learn from the word of God. In […]

How to Know if God Has Blessed Your Relationship

How to Protect Yourself From Being Used in a Relationship

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 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 […]

How to Forgive Your Husband for Cheating While He Was Alive

5 Ideas for Leaving Your Partner When You Live Together

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 […]


How to Decide What to Do About a Troubled Relationship

Whether your “troubled relationship” is a difficult marriage, uncomfortable work situation or toxic family drama, these steps will help you decide what to do. First, here’s a comment from a reader who took too long to make a decision about her troubled marriage: “I’ve been separated from my husband for a year,” says Tonya on […]

How to Decide What to Do About a Troubled Relationship

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How to Stop a Love-Hate Relationship From Ruining Your Life 

The helplessness and frustration of loving someone you hate (or who hates you) can ruin your life – unless you learn how to stop the relationship from overpowering you. A reader inspired me to write this article; she is feeling trapped and helpless in a love-hate relationship. While you’re reading my tips on how to […]