Mar 292014
 
5 Ways to Fill the Void After a Breakup

There are a million unhealthy ways to fill the void after breaking up, but they will drag you down and keep you there. Here are the best ways to cope after being left by someone you love. In Meditations to Heal Your Life, Louise Hay offers insights that will enrich you body, mind, and soul while giving you practical knowledge to apply to your day-to-day life. Remember – what I

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Mar 162014
 
How to Tell Your Husband You Want a Divorce

Saying “I want a divorce” will be one of the most difficult things you do. These tips on how to tell your husband you want a divorce will help you be honest, yet kind. On How to Let Go of Someone You Love, a husband shared how his wife told him she wants a divorce: “It’s been rough. My wife and I had been together 20 years, married 18 this

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Mar 102014
 
The Only Reason for Divorce in a Christian Marriage

One of my friends is suffering emotional and verbal abuse in her “Christian marriage”, and I finally figured out the one reason Christians can get divorced. I always believed Christians should be able to get divorced if they’re unhappy – and not just because of adultery or infidelity. But, I could never put it into words that explain what I believe about divorce in a Christian marriage. Finally, after reading

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Feb 212014
 
5 Reasons a Break Up Isn’t a Betrayal

“I want to break up with him, but I feel like I’m betraying him,” she said. I think she’s wrong, and here are several reasons a break up isn’t a betrayal. A betrayal in a love relationship is when you lie, cheat, and steal. You promise your partner you’re faithful and trustworthy, but you’re lying. A betrayal is hypocrisy, while a break up is being true to yourself. Why do

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Feb 202014
 
How to End a Relationship

On my article about living in a bad marriage, a reader asked how to end a relationship. Here are a few ways to break up gently and cause as little harm as possible to the person you once loved (and possibly still love!). Getting Past Your Breakup: How to Turn a Devastating Loss into the Best Thing That Ever Happened to You by Susan J. Elliott will show you how to work

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Feb 062014
 
How to Live With a Broken Heart

Does it seem like you’ll never heal after the breakup? Then you need to start learning how to live with a broken heart. Here’s what’s working for me, and how it can help you. My sister disappeared from my life eight years ago. I used to think I’ll get over it, but now I believe that I’ll never fully heal and move on. It’s time to accept that a piece

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Jan 062014
 
How to Survive an Unhappy Marriage

Unhappy marriages are more common than you think – but who wants to be common? These tips on surviving when you feel stuck and alone in an unhappy marriage might help you break free. I’m not necessarily talking divorce…I’m talking about learning how to survive an unhappy marriage. The Divorce Remedy: The Proven 7-Step Program for Saving Your Marriage by Michele Weiner Davis offers practical ways for marriage partners to avoid

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Jan 012014
 
How to Save Money for a Divorce

Don’t let money stop you from being happy and independent. These tips on how to save money for a divorce will help you create a financial plan, so you can start your life over. The best time to start saving money for a divorce was the day you got married; the second best time is today. I’m not being cynical; I believe all women should be financially independent – or

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Dec 312013
 
5 Stages of a Breakup

Learn what the stages of a breakup are, so you know what to expect after your relationship ends. The breakup stages aren’t linear, which means they won’t progress in a straight line. Rather, you’ll find yourself going back and forth, up and down, during these breakup stages. The five stages of a breakup are circular, just like the stages of grief. They aren’t predictable, but most people find themselves going

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Dec 292013
 
10 Ways to Move on After a Break Up

After a break up, the worst thing you can do is hold on to the past. Here are ten tips for moving on after breaking up, to help you move into a new chapter of your life. How to Heal a Broken Heart in 30 Days: A Day-by-Day Guide to Saying Good-bye and Getting On With Your Life by Howard Bronson and Mike Riley will show you how and why to

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