Jun 182014
What to Do After a Break Up

Breaking up can leave you lost and lonely. Here’s what to do after a break up – these steps to will take you through acceptance, healing, and rebuilding your confidence. The Willow Tree Angel of Healing (pictured) is my favorite symbol of healing, growth, and moving forward after loss. Sometimes having a physical reminder of healing after a breakup can help you forgive, forget, and forge ahead. These tips on what to

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Jun 112014
10 Best Tips on Starting Over After a Bad Relationship

We get trapped in bad relationships because we’re scared of the unknown. These are the best tips on starting over after a bad relationship because they’ll help you move forward, despite your fear and uncertainty. OMG What A Mistake: Starting Over After A Bad Relationship is Mica Callaway’s account of how she started over after the biggest mistake in her life – which was marrying and abusive man and staying in

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May 232014
How to Get Your Ex Back

When you’re sorting through the best tips on how to get your ex back, what do you try first? Here are the most important things to remember about getting back together after a breakup. When I wrote about how to convince someone to give you a second chance, I focused on a reader’s specific question. He screwed up his relationship, his girlfriend broke up with him, and he was desperate.

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May 162014
How to Get Over a Bad Breakup

All breakups are painful, but bad breakups need special “how to get over it” tips. The wound from a bad breakup is deeper and takes longer to heal – especially if you don’t have closure. If this is your first breakup, you may feel like you’ll never love or laugh again. If it’s your fifth breakup, you may think you’ll never be ready for another relationship because you keep getting

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May 152014
The Secret Reason Women Leave Good Relationships

We tend to think women leave relationships because the men were awful or unfaithful. But, there is a different reason why women leave good relationships – and it’s kept secret. “I have been listening to the language of women who have left their marriages or who have committed adultery,” writes Naomi Wolf in Vagina. “A substantial theme that surfaces when women say why they left solid, stable marriages or committed

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May 092014
How to Break Up With Someone Who is Depressed

Breaking up is hard to do at the best of times, but when your partner is depressed…it seems impossible. Here are a few suggestions for breaking up with someone who is depressed, to help you end the relationship gently. You can’t control how your partner takes the breakup, but you can take care of yourself. Break Up Survival and Recovery: How to Get Over a Breakup by Kathleen Rao will help

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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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