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3 Reasons to Stop Begging Him to Come Back

3 Reasons to Stop Begging Him to Come Back

Your partner leaves, and you can’t stop yourself from calling him. Worse, you keep begging him to come back to you and start over…and you hate yourself for it. “I hate to plead but I have, says Girl25 on my article about moving on after your boyfriend leaves you. “I’ve asked for him to recall […]

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How to Recover From Being Hurt in an Online Relationship

How to Recover From Being Hurt in an Online Relationship

Written by on March 2, 2013 in Breakup Survival Tips, Happiness Tips with 3 Comments

These tips are inspired by a reader who was lied to and hurt in two online relationships. Recovering from the pain of betrayal by someone you met online isn’t easy, but it’s possible if you learn how to focus your thoughts. And, healing is about embracing your mistakes while preparing for the future. “Never allow […]

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My Boyfriend Slept With His Ex-Girlfriend – What Do I Do?

My Boyfriend Slept With His Ex-Girlfriend – What Do I Do?

Written by on December 1, 2012 in Breakup Survival Tips, Relationship Tips, Resilience with 2 Comments

Here are three questions to ask yourself before deciding what to do after you find out your boyfriend had sex with his ex-girlfriend. Yesterday I got an anonymous email from a reader. Here’s an excerpt: “My boyfriend cheated, plain and simple. I don’t know how to deal with it. Before we got together, he had […]

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What to Do If You Know Your Friend’s Boyfriend is Cheating

The only thing worse than knowing your friend is being cheated on is being cheated on and not knowing it! Here’s what to do if you know your friend’s boyfriend is cheating… Here’s what Xena (not her real name) asks: “A friend of mine has a great boyfriend. She’s been cheating on him for a […]

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Most Popular Breakup Articles – From Cheating to Closure

Most Popular Breakup Articles – From Cheating to Closure

Written by on March 15, 2012 in Breakup Survival Tips, Love & Relationships with 1 Comment

My articles about breaking up are the most popular, because moving on after giving your heart and soul to someone is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do. Below are my four most popular breakup articles; they range from cheating to closure. I’ve always had a hard time getting over men, even though I’ve […]

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Words of Comfort When Your Heart is Broken

Words of Comfort When Your Heart is Broken

These words of comfort range from inspirational quotations to practical tips for healing and moving forward. If your heart is broken, they’ll help you heal and move on. I gathered these tips and comforting words at the request of a reader: “We were together for over 4 years,” writes M. on Surviving a Breakup – […]

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Should You Change Your Name After Getting Divorced?

Should You Change Your Name After Getting Divorced?

Written by on April 11, 2011 in Breakup Survival Tips, Identity & Life Tips with 6 Comments

Before deciding if you should change your name back to your family name (or to something completely new!) after your divorce, read these pros and cons of changing your name. Like everything in life, changing your name after your divorce has both upsides and downsides… “It is a sad truth, but we have lost the […]

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Single and Lonely on Valentine’s Day? A Cure for Loneliness

Single and Lonely on Valentine’s Day? A Cure for Loneliness

You’re not alone if you’re single and lonely on Valentine’s Day. These tips for curing loneliness will help you feel less alone. But, beware! They require you to set goals and take action towards achieving them… Before the tips, a quip: “Only a few things are really important.” ~ Marie Dressler. One of the best cures […]

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Break Free From the Past – 75 Ways to Move On With Your Life

Break Free From the Past – 75 Ways to Move On With Your Life

There is no best way to break free from the past that works for everyone – you need to try different things until you find what works for you. And, you have to let Mother Nature do her job (let time heal!). My most popular article is How to Let Go of Someone You Love - […]

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How to Stick to Your Decision to Leave Your Marriage

How to Stick to Your Decision to Leave Your Marriage

Written by on June 29, 2010 in Breakup Survival Tips, Divorce Care Tips with 7 Comments

Sticking to your decision to leave your marriage is almost as difficult as deciding to end the relationship in the first place! These tips for letting go of an unhappy marriage will give you strength and courage to stay the course — even when it gets bumpy and scary. Before the tips, a quip: “Relationships are like glass. Sometimes […]

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