Breaking Up

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7 Easy Ways to Stop Negative Thinking After a Breakup

Sometimes you are your own worst enemy after a breakup – such as when you allow negative thoughts to control your mood and mind. These tips on how to stop negative thinking will help you regain control of your life. After breaking up, you can feel better about yourself than you ever have before! Breaking up is never easy. Even if […]

5 Ways to Stop Wanting Him Back After the Breakup

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 takes time and effort to […]

How to Be Happy Alone After Your Relationship Ends

Imagine being happier after a breakup – or even a divorce – than you were before! It may sound unbelievable, but it is possible. These five tips on how to be alone and happy after your relationship ends will give you a strong foundation of peace, joy, and freedom. I wrote this article for a reader who said: “I am […]

How to Get Over an Ex-Boyfriend You See at Work Everyday

Work breakups are painful because seeing him every day makes it more difficult to forget and move on. Seeing your ex-boyfriend at work every day also reopens old wounds and stirs up painful thoughts and emotions. How do you get over an ex you work with? Most breakup articles — mine included — encourage women to get a new job after […]

How to Overcome Setbacks to Healing a Broken Heart 

Every loss, breakup, and healing process involves discouraging and sometimes painful setbacks. Healing your broken heart after a breakup or loss is no different. But take heart, for you are growing forward. “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 […]

How to Stop Feeling Sorry for Yourself After He Leaves

Feeling sorry for yourself when a relationship ends – especially after your boyfriend or husband leaves you – is a normal response. But who wants to struggle with self-pity for months or even years after a breakup? Certainly not you! These ideas on how to stop feeling sorry for yourself will help you pick up the pieces of your heart. I […]

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 […]