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breakup

10 Reasons It's Great To Be Single (Even If It's Not What You Want)

Two months after my ex-husband’s sudden disappearance, I wrote the following in my journal: It is the quiet times that are painful. As long as I’m at...

Monica Parikh
August 16 2015

5 Signs You're In The Wrong Relationship

Whether or not a relationship is “meant to be” is often determined by how much work each partner decides to put into the relationship. And if you feel...

John Kim, LMFT
August 15 2015

What I Learned When My Ex-Husband Walked Out Of My Life

I wrote this passage in my journal one week after my ex-husband’s sudden disappearance. After a 10-year relationship, he simply changed his mind and...

Monica Parikh
August 8 2015

3 Lessons I Learned While I Was Separated From My Wife

I was the reason my wife of 14 years and I separated. I could try to convince you otherwise, and probably do a good job (I’m a writer), but I will be...

Kimanzi Constable
July 20 2015

5 Signs That It’s Time To Say Goodbye To Your Relationship

Knowing when to end a relationship is one of the most important adult skills you’ll ever acquire

6 Valuable Life Lessons You Receive From A Breakup

After my breakup and divorce, life was a struggle. My feelings of sadness crushed me, and I felt consumed and controlled by the pain. Furthermore, I...

Vishnu Subramaniam
July 1 2015

3 Gifts You Can (And Will) Discover From Divorce

There are two phrases I really, really hate. The first is “Don’t stop believing.” For that, I blame the band Journey. This is one of those lame...

Christina Pesoli
June 4 2015

Why I Don't Believe In "Getting Over" An Ex

I’ve been thinking a lot about romantic relationships lately. And for good reason. After a recent breakup, I found out my ex had been dating a girl I...

Jennifer Galardi
June 2 2015

Why People Cheat: A Relationship Expert Explains

Editor's Note: For 10 years, renowned relationship therapist Esther Perel has traveled the globe working with couples whose relationships have been...

Esther Perel
May 21 2015

Is Your Ex REALLY A Narcissist?

“My boyfriend is a narcissist. That’s why we broke up,” says Amy, case closed.

I Became Obsessed With My Ex-Boyfriend's Girlfriend

I paid more attention to the fact that I “lost him to another woman” and less to the fact that I was “losing me"

Lynn Newman
May 9 2015

5 Questions To Ask Before You End A Relationship

Buoyed by the success of our first collaboration, I invited Carolyn Byrne (a matrimonial attorney) and Aimee Hartstein (a marriage therapist) to join...

Monica Parikh
May 3 2015

3 Reasons Your Relationship Ended + How To Make The Next One Last

We all have heard the breakup excuse, "It's not you, it's me." Or what about my personal favorite, the disappearing act. Suddenly, the person you are...

Tanner Kennedy
March 28 2015

7 Questions To Ask Before You Start A Rebound Relationship

The desire to give — and receive — love is one of the most fundamental desires that any human can have.

Suzanne Gelb, PhD, J.D.
March 21 2015

3 Simple Ways To Show Compassion For Your Ex + Why It's Important

My marriage ended for the right reasons. I knew it had to happen, and yet I still went through a raft of unbearably intense emotions -- from anger,...

Amanda Laden
March 4 2015

How To Rebuild Trust (Even If It Feels Impossible)

Look within yourself and your relationship to start the rebuilding process.

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
February 19 2015