Rebound relationships can be a healthy way to move on and find new love.
Behind the barricaded doors of a study room in our dorm, The Hippie Pre-med Guitarist (HPG) and I were locked in a frenzied embrace. I’m not sure either of us would have predicted that this moment would happen when we each woke up that morning, but it was becoming more and more apparent over the increasing time we’d been spending together that our friendship was becoming more electric.
At that moment, cradled in his arms, I pulled away and breathlessly confessed:
You keep going through the motions, but not feeling it. This is how it sometimes goes when a relationship or marriage is at its end. The whole thing can seem like a bad dream and you just hope that, one day, you'll wake up and it will be over.
How to excise him from your life when you're holding on for the wrong reasons.
Dear Dr. Romance:
I was dating this guy for about 2 years. During the time that we were together we had some good times and bad. For one he was cheating on me with another girl then we got back together. During that time we worked hard to make the relationship work then I found out that he was sleeping with someone else. When I found this out, I finally left him alone.
Emotional Blocks will keep you from moving on from a messy breakup
Did you recently break-up with a boyfriend or girlfriend? Were you hoping for a clean break, but instead it has been anything but clean, because after all you had time and your heart invested in the relationship? Did you know that men and women respond differently after a break up?
Mars Venus believes men, generally speaking, jump into their next relationship, typically before they’ve resolved their feelings or found closure from their previous relationship.
Check out these two theories about why the couple who had everything called it quits.
Since the announcement last week, many people are speculating about what made Katie Holmes file for divorce from Tom Cruise. She appeared to have everything a girl could dream of: an amazing career, a devilishly handsome husband, a beautiful daughter and more money than a person could spend in a lifetime. What was Katie's deciding factor? Here are two possible answers.
Tips for solving intolerable relationship problems, plus four questions to ask before you break up.
Ending a low quality relationship can be associated with considerable improvement in our wellbeing. There is a point at which it makes good sense to get out of a bad relationship. This even holds true for children and divorce: Ending a highly conflicted marriage can be good for children in time (a good thing to remember when you're wondering if you should "stay together for the kids").
You think you're a generous person and no one appreciates that. The truth is that you're wrong.
Many people are “relentless” givers. They give and give to another and when it is not appreciated, the giver becomes upset and indignant. How can you treat me like this after all I’ve done for you?
Are you someone who goes into relationship after relationship giving and giving and receiving nothing, not even appreciation, in return? Do you always find yourself saying, “I’m such a good person. I’m so generous.
You want to be with someone who loves you and if someone doesn't, you have to reject the rejecter.
It’s hard but it happens.
And it hurts.
You love someone who may have loved you once upon a time;
You love someone who acted like there was a possibility of love in return, but now there’s not;
You love someone who simply doesn’t feel the same way and isn’t going to feel the same way, ever;
You loved someone deeply who loved you deeply and then this person just switched off and hurt you in ways that were unimaginable at the height of your mutual love;
How many lies and how much disappointment should you put up with in your relationship?
Another broken promise.
If your relationship is struggling, you might be looking for some glimmer of hope that everything will be okay. You may be searching for some sign that you and your partner will work things out, despite your history of conflict, arguing, jealousy and maybe even cheating.
Kristin and Mike have had another huge and explosive fight.
Both were irritable and had just ended long weeks at their jobs. A disagreement between them escalated into name calling, shouting and even things being thrown-- a glass was hurled at the wall in rage.
Mike threw a few of his things in a bag and said he was going to move out. He told her that he is done with her and is going to his brother's house. After that, he stormed out the door.
Read this before you make an irrational decision to call your ex and say, "Let's try again!"
For one reason or another, your relationship ended and like many people, you want him or her back. You want to get who you had back and you've got a good idea of how to accomplish this monumental task. Of course, the relevant question here should be "Should you try to get your ex back?" There are good reasons and there are bad reasons to get back together with someone. It's all about examining the cause of the breakup and the reasons behind your current urge to get back together with him or her.