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From Soul-Mate to Soul-Hate
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From Soul-Mate to Soul-Hate

If you expected your troubles to end after your relationship did but you are still having a hard time moving on, you may have been with a destructive or abusive partner. When you breakup from a destructive man, the past continually resurfaces, your breakup seems to go on forever, and anticipating a better future feels impossible despite how much time goes by.  You feel uninspired about starting over but you still think about men and dating, and jump right back in, planning to just choose better this time around. 

Breakup Advice: The 6 Worst Reasons To Stay In A Relationship
Just because he loves you, doesn't mean that you owe your commitment to him.
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The 6 Worst Reasons To Stay In A Relationship

It can be confusing to sort out your feelings for someone, especially if you've been in a committed relationship with them for a long time. We make up all kinds of crazy reasons to stick together rather than break up, but just because you've been together a long time, that doesn't mean it's healthy for you. There are lots of obvious reasons to break up, but the ones on this list disguise themselves as reasons to stay together.

Who Gets Custody Of The Friends?
Relationships come and go, but friends are here to stay. So, who is on your team?
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Who Gets Custody Of The Friends?

When you share mutual friends with your significant other, it's hard to decide who gets to claim which friends. Here are some helpful tips on how to deal with that situation.

He's Had An Affair
Should I stay...or should I go?!
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He's Had An Affair

If your partner had an affair, choosing whether to stay or go can be one of the hardest challenges you face in your relationship. But what it comes down to is a choice only you can make.

Get over your break up: Keeping contact with your ex's friends
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Get over your break up: Keeping contact with your ex's friends

It’s not easy to get over a break up if there are constant reminders of your Ex plaguing you all the time. Keeping in touch with mutual friends could be that constant reminder. But before you throw that idea out the window, find out if it will actually be good for you on your newly found path to finding a soulmate. Did multiple break ups cause John Mayer to finally learn to be a gentleman? Get Over a Break Up Properly

Change Of Heart: Now She Wants Him Back
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Change Of Heart: Now She Wants Him Back

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.

10 Post-Divorce Principles From A Non-Random Sample
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10 Post-Divorce Principles From A Non-Random Sample

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.

woman begging
Begging is for dogs.
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How To Get Him Back Without Seeming Needy Or Desperate

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.

Oz the Great Narcissist & Why You Should Not Date One
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Oz the Great Narcissist & Why You Should Not Date 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

The Surprising Way To Get Your Ex Back
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The Surprising Way To Get Your Ex Back

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.

couple arguing
Should you stay or should you go?
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The 7 Best Reasons To Break Up

Are you in a relationship that doesn't feel quite right? Have you gone back and forth trying to decide if you should stay or go? Here are some signs you should run, not walk to the nearest exit.