Discouraging - often painful - setbacks are part of the healing process after a physical illness, injury, or surgery. Overcoming setbacks is a difficult but necessary part of the healing process. It's the same with healing a broken heart after a loss; the setbacks are inevitable...but healing is still happening despite the paint.
Healing from the emotional, mental, and physical shock of breaking up is difficult even if your relationship was troubled and you suspected it was ending. But, the shock of a sudden breakup hits even harder.
This breakup advice is a refreshing change from my usual Blossom Tips for women! A divorced dad left this advice on one of my articles about wives cheating. He shared what helped him heal after his marriage ended; in this article I share the best of his breakup tips for guys.
Why does he only want to be friends when you know you’d be great together as a couple? Your relationship is easy and fun, you laugh and talk, your friends agree you were meant to be together, everything is perfect...of course you want more than friendship!
Getting over him feels impossible because a breakup changes you. Breakups are especially painful when you want him back but can't have him. But you WILL heal, grow forward, and even blossom into who God created you to be...especially if you let yourself slowly and completely get over him.
Are you dreading your birthday? Maybe you broke up with someone you love and you’re wondering how to survive the heartache. Having a happy birthday after a breakup seems impossible….but what if you can be happier on your birthday?
Whether or not you broke up with your boyfriend because of money, you may not be prepared for the financial stress a breakup brings. Maybe you loaned your boyfriend money and he hasn’t repaid you. Maybe you owe your husband money for college tuition, credit card payments, mortgage payments, child support or alimony.
These five “core needs” will help you get through a breakup — even if you’ve been sad and miserable for months. You may already have done the most important thing, which is to simply say “I need help getting through this breakup.” Admitting that you need help, you need something different or better to help you through a breakup, is called the first step for a reason.
Feeling numb after the death of someone you love is a natural, healthy part of the grieving process. The shock protects you from the cliff of insanity and helps you cope with daily life. But what if you feel like you'll never feel normal again? These ideas for healing emotional numbness will help you through the grieving process.
When a relationship ends - especially after a man unexpectedly leaves - how do you stop feeling sorry for yourself? You don't want to struggle with self-pity for months or even years after a breakup...and yet you can't change your feelings.
Your husband is still working with the woman he had an affair with - which means he sees his "ex affair partner" every day. Of course you feel jealous and insecure! You know your husband loves you, but what if he's still emotionally attached or physically attracted to the other woman?
Sometimes you know for sure it's time to break up, and sometimes you're more confused than ever. These tips will help you know if it's time that you and your boyfriend broke up. You'll also learn how to cope with a breakup, and heal the hurt your heart will inevitably face.
How do you distance or detach emotionally from someone you love, but can't be with or have to let go of? Learn how a healthy emotional detachment can help you heal from a relationship breakup and recover yourself. This process will help you find freedom to love again in fresh, healthy ways!
No matter how long you prepared for the breakup, you'll still deal with guilty feelings. After all, you broke up with someone you once loved...and perhaps still do. But no matter what the circumstances of the breakup were, you must remember that guilt will eat you away and destroy your life if you let it fester and grow.
Work, money, relationships, and daily hassles are common sources of stress — but a breakup is the worst stressor of all. How do you stay positive after a stressful breakup when you feel anxious, sad, lonely and tired?
These four insights will help you get to acceptance, whether your breakup happened today or ten years ago. Accepting a breakup you didn’t want, expect or plan won’t be the easiest thing you ever do. But, learning how to accept that it’s really over will give you a new sense of freedom and peace in your life.
Are you tired of beating yourself up, of wishing you were better, stronger, smarter or happier? It's time to see yourself with fresh new eyes - and to Blossom into who God created you to be.
We’re starting a new season together — and there would be no “we” without you! I’m so glad you’re here, especially if you feel empty of heart and alone in your home.
What new season is unfolding in your life? Maybe you’re walking into something unknown — a fresh semester at school, different routine at work, unfamiliar rhythm at home — and you don’t know what to expect. Maybe you’re grieving a loss, saying goodbye to an old friend, letting go of unaccomplished goals.
These practical, effective tips for finding freedom after a breakup will help you get over an ex-boyfriend or ex-husband. Breaking free - especially from a toxic ex relationship that is destroying your self-identity - doesn’t have to take months or years.
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