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Healing Emotional Numbness After Losing Someone You Love   Recently updated !

Feeling emotionally numb is normal after someone you love dies. But if you get stuck in this part of the grieving process, you can’t heal, grow forward, or find happiness. Here are a few ideas for handling the emotional numbness that often accompanies grief. Emotional numbness may be normal, but it’s also scary and confusing. […]

Emotional Numbness After You Lose Someone You Love

How to Write a Relationship Obituary

What to Do When You Need a Hug

“I need more hugs! I miss being held and kissed,” said Michaela. “Nobody talks about the lack of a physical relationship after a breakup.” When you lose a man you love after a breakup, divorce, or death you aren’t prepared for the loss of physical intimacy and affection. You miss his hugs, kisses, love and […]


When You Miss Him Like Crazy

Whether you’re coping with a breakup or a long distance relationship, sometimes all you can think is “I miss him like crazy.” You’re overwhelmed with loneliness, perhaps missing him so much you can barely get off the floor. Here’s how She Blossoms reader is dealing with her boyfriend’s absence: “My boyfriend and I started living […]

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Getting Out of the “Couples Mindset” After a Breakup

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 […]


How to Stop Believing Lies About Yourself   Recently updated !

You know you’re not worthless, stupid, or lazy but you don’t know how to stop believing the lies about yourself. You know there is good in you, but you haven’t learned how to hold on to the truth. You want to feel and think better about who you are, but you just don’t know how. […]

How to Stop Believing Lies About Yourself

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 […]


When You’re Sad Because You Never Married   Recently updated !

You may not be able to choose whether you’re single or married right now, but you can choose how you’ll feel about it! Here’s what to do when you’re sad because you haven’t found the right man to marry. First, know that you are not alone. And you are normal, valuable, and worthy of finding […]

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Loving Emotionally Unavailable Man

How to Love an Emotionally Unavailable Man    Recently updated !

You’re in a relationship with an emotionally unavailable man – and you love him too much to leave. You are not alone, even if he doesn’t show his emotions.  In this article, you’ll find 10 tips on how to love a man who isn’t available emotionally. Here’s what a wife wrote on one of my articles […]


How to Heal After Losing the Only Man You Ever Loved     Recently updated !

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 – no matter how you lot […]

How to Heal After Losing the Only Man You Ever Loved

How to Protect Yourself From Being Used in a Relationship

How to Protect Yourself From Being Used in a Relationship   Recently updated !

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 […]