Rebuilding


Accepting the End of a Relationship You Want to Keep

How do you accept a breakup that blindsided you? Even if you suspected your relationship was ending, you wanted to keep it alive. You were holding on with hope and faith. Now that it’s over, you’re having trouble moving on. Learning how to accept the end of a relationship – […]

How to Accept the End of a Relationship

5 Ways to Be Happily Alone When a Relationship Ends

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 […]


How to Heal After Losing the Only Man You Ever Loved  

Moving on after you lose the only man you’ve ever loved may be the hardest thing you ever do…and the most important. These tips for healing a broken heart are intended for relationship and marriage breakups, but they apply to different types of losses as well. You’re not alone – […]

How to Heal After Losing the Only Man You Ever Loved

How to Get Over an Ex-Boyfriend You See Everyday

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 […]


Celebrating a Birthday After Your Relationship Falls Apart

You may not be celebrating a happy birthday this year, but my tips for blossoming after a breakup will help! Whether your relationship recently ended or fell apart years ago, your birthday won’t be as bright or cheerful as it was when you were together…but it can still be good. […]

how to stop negative thinking after a breakup

Overcoming Setbacks to Healing a Broken Heart

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 […]


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 […]

How to Stop Feeling Sorry for Yourself After He Leaves

What to Do When You Feel Unloved and Unwanted

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, […]