There's a reason you broke up with your ex. Is there really any benefit to taking a step backwards?
Breaking up is hard to do. What can be even harder to do is when you feel like you want to get back together with your ex, especially if he doesn't want the same things. But is it a good idea to get back together with him? And why do you want to as well? Our expert reveals what could possibly come from this.
Advice from the relationship-breakup trenches to help you live happy and avoid mistakes.
I've been interviewing people about their post-divorce experiences for a project I'm working on. These are some of the principles I've learned through these interviews. In my mind they combine two excellent overarching themes that emerge post-divorce: "How I want to live now," and "How I can avoid future mistakes." Most of the principles apply to both.
Try this six-step approach to get your boyfriend back pronto.
If you're a woman who has tried to get your ex back, you've most likely taken the "desperate times call for desperate measures" approach, causing you to do all kinds of unfortunate things, including the walk of shame and the drunk dial. These unflattering behaviors render you his doormat, and ultimately push him away.
Narcissists are harmful to your health. The Wizard of Oz gives you reasons not to date/marry one.
I went to see the new Disney movie, Oz the Great and Powerful, as soon as it came out. I wanted to see it for all the reasons that the millions of people – who paid over $80 million the opening weekend – wanted to see it. But I wanted to see it for personal reasons as well. I wrote a book on the Wizard of Oz (entitled Follow the Yellow Brick Road: How to Change for the Better When Life Gives You Its Worst) and I wanted to see how the Wizard that I wrote about compared to Wizard in the movie … and I did (See Article entitled, Oz the Great and Powerful Relationship
That is, if you even want him back when you're done!
Welcome to Splitville! It hurts like hell, doesn't it? There is nothing that stirs your equilibrium like a love lost. Your body just goes numb; this is the lowest low you have ever felt in your entire life. Everything is so gloomy, and you can't see pass today. If you do it's all scary stuff ... a life void of meaning and happiness.
12 unexpected tips that will ease the pain of your breakup.
Whether you did the breaking up or you've just had your heart broken, there are ways to make your situation just a little easier to bear. Read on for 12 quick and easy tips that will turn your breakup into a breakthrough.
Reid Mihalko shares 3 powerful tools to ease breakups and make you better at love!
Breaking up can be hard and messy, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We’re taught growing up that a relationship is more successful the longer it lasts. And breakups can be so painful, complicated and destructive that staying in a bad relationship can seem more sensible than having to face a catastrophic ending. No one taught us how to gracefully exit the “ship” of our relationships, so we’re left with two alternatives: stay on board, struggling to stay afloat, or resign ourselves to going down with the ship.
For awhile, when I was going through and recovering from divorce, I dreaded the thought of Valentines Day. “Love is over,” I thought. How depressing.
Feeling isolated and vulnerable was not good. If I didn’t change my perception of the circumstances—my choice to do, or not—the negative, pity-party feelings would take over and I’d slide downhill emotionally.