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Oh, the classic "Dear John."
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5 Worst Ways To Get Dumped

As the old saying goes, "breaking up is hard to do" ... especially if you're on the receiving end of a breakup. If you're the one ending the relationship, compassion is key. With that in mind, here are five ways you should never choose to end a relationship.

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Ughh, why do we always fall for these 'bad' types?
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Date This Guy, Not That Guy

Do you have a 'type'? Chances are, even if you do date different kinds of guys, you probably have at least some threads that coincide between your choices. If that type hasn't been working out for you lately, it's time to try a new kind of fella.

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Don't stay tethered to your past.
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Welcome To 'Break Up With Your Ex' 2013!

Digital connections, like Facebook and Instagram can keep you wrapped up in unhealthy attachments to former partners. So do old habits, like picking the same "type" all the time — even though it never works out. We want you move on and (eventually) find new love, so we're devoting two weeks to helping you cut ties for good.

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Ex sex can be tempting. What's the best way to avoid it?
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Contest: Tell Us The Best Way To Avoid Ex Sex—In 10 Words Or Less

We've teamed up with Astroglide, maker of personal lubricants and other sexy products, to seek out advice on a very real and dreaded part of the post-breakup period: avoiding ex sex! Between now and February 12, tell us the best way to avoid ex sex and you'll be entered to win fabulous Astroglide prizing.

Are You Making the Best of It Or Settling for Less?
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Are You Making the Best of It Or Settling for Less?

It’s been a rough month for Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy, Britney Spears and Jason Trawick and Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez. All three of these celebrity couples have announced that they’re breaking up. Making the decision to end a love relationship or marriage is usually not made on impulse. It’s rare for a person to be madly in love one day and ready to pack up and leave the next. Usually, it’s something that’s been building for quite awhile.

The 4 Best Holiday Gifts My Ex Ever Gave Me [EXPERT]
Can you guess what's inside?
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The 4 Best Holiday Gifts My Ex Ever Gave Me

I know how difficult the first few days, weeks and months following a major divorce or breakup can be, and how insane it must sound for me to ask you to find a "hidden gift" inside this tragedy. Yet, here I am, pushing you to expand your comfort zone and look beyond your present pain.

Dealing with a Cheater? Tips for Recovering & Damage Control
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Dealing with a Cheater? Tips for Recovering & Damage Control

There is perhaps no bigger type of hurt in a relationship than to find out your partner's been unfaithful. It's no secret that even the strongest of us can be easily broken by such an experience. But there's no better way to get over this type of situation than by doing damage control and taking measures to take your life back. After the tears have been shed and you no longer feel like hiding away from the world, the next steps will prove to be crucial. Get Yourself Checked Out

How to Cultivate Gratitude After a Broken Heart
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How to Cultivate Gratitude After a Broken Heart

"When we lose one blessing, another is often, most unexpectedly, given in its place.” – C.S. Lewis When gratitude is the furthest thing from your mind Much of the information about gratitude focuses on finding things and people in your life that you are grateful for and keeping a daily gratitude journal listing 3 to 5 things that you’re thankful for. While this is a good practice, we’re going to explore the kind of gratitude that’s more difficult to cultivate.

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Eating out alone helped me learn to enjoy being single.
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Table For One: What My Breakup Taught Me About Dining Alone

It all began when I was in New York City killing time before a business meeting. Having always loved dining out, I was happy to stumble upon an enticing-looking restaurant called the Banc Café. I walked in and requested a table for one — I was freshly out of a relationship, so this seemed like a bold move at the time.

The Powerful Mindset And Detail Steps For Getting Over A Breakup
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The Powerful Mindset And Detail Steps For Getting Over A Breakup

Why it’s called breakup? Because something in the relationship is broken. Going through the breakup is hard but can’t be avoided. In this article, I will share an important mind set and 7 steps you can take to make the recovery easier. I will also introduce the ultimate goal of recovering from a breakup. You may find other places taking about how to get over a breakup, but I rarely see anywhere introduce the concept of mind set. Why mind set? As we all know how powerful mind set can impact in our life, so does recovering breakups.

Boyfriends needs Breakup ? Here's What you should do
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Boyfriends needs Breakup ? Here's What you should do

When confronted with the news that your boyfriend wants to relax you prefer a proven method for operating points out and responding to the company of creating a future with each other. Yet, where can you begin to make this take place? Offer him his break. Take a step back and analyze the situation. You can not force your man to alter his mind just like you cannot make him adore you. This means that you are going to need to provide your man his breather. It does not mean that you need to give up on your man or the future you were trying to build with each other. Do not panic.