Breakup: 6 Things You Can Do Right Now To Get Over Your Breakup
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6 Things You Can Do Right Now To Get Over Your Breakup

No one said your breakup would be easy, but there is still life after relationship. Experience what comes with a breakup: pain, but don't let it take over you. If you could use encouragement and support during your breakup, read the tips by expert Elizabeth Stone.

The Power Of Letting Go: How To Get Over Your Ex Faster
You've physically left the relationship and now it's time to emotionally let go.
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The Power Of Letting Go: How To Get Over Your Ex Faster

Life coach David Wygant wants you to move on from your ex. And now just to prove him wrong but to grow as a person who deserves love and happiness. Read on to learn the tips that will help you grow and change into the beautiful woman you know you are.

11 Tips for How to Get Over Your Ex
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11 Tips for How to Get Over Your Ex

Have you been struggling with thoughts of an ex who just isn’t around anymore? Are you thrilled he’s gone but having trouble ending the obsession over him and just plain feeling bad about your breakup? Try these eleven simple and easy tips for how to get over your ex. Go cold turkey. Sometimes your ex is an addiction. The best way to break an addiction like this is to go cold turkey. Don’t call, text, email, skype or communicate by pigeon. Avoid him on all social media sites.

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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.

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Are You A Relationship Failure?

Last week I was reminded of what a lot of women feel like when they are the ones who are dumped by their ex. One of the ladies who came to my Meet Up Group said to me that she felt like a failure because her relationship hadn’t worked out. What is interesting about this is that this is not something uncommon. I often see this statement rearing its ugly head, making sure that it keeps them small and hurting.

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We broke up last May — for the fourth time.
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How Can I Move On When My Ex Still Contacts Me?

I had been dating this guy since 2005 when we broke up last May — for the fourth time. We broke up because he was treating me like I wasn't one of his priorities, along with the fact that he had stopped putting effort into our relationship; he would disappear for days, he wouldn't tell me when he was going out with friends, and he stood me up several times. I decided to confront him and he said he needed time...

5 Quotes To Help You Get Over Your Breakup
"You don't need a relationship to define who you are." Oldie but goodie.
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5 Quotes To Help You Get Over Your Breakup

We compiled five quotes that will inspire you to stop stalking his new girlfriend on Facebook. Often, it takes the words of others to help knock some sense into our heads.

10 Ways To Get Over Your Ex
There are plenty of ways to get over him. Live it up!
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10 Ways To Get Over Your Ex

Sure, you broke up. But be honest, you still stalk his Facebook page and post vague Tweets that are about him. You've looked at photos of his new girlfriend. Don't try to deny it. We have statistics to back this up.

Want To Get Over Your Ex? Stop Stalking Him On Facebook
Take a stand against your ex obsession.
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Want To Get Over Your Ex? Stop Stalking Him On Facebook

When it comes to bad break ups, we've all been there—curled up on the couch with a bottle of wine, crying while we look through internet pictures of our ex, seemingly happier without us. The internet, for the most part, sucks for the broken-hearted. Facebook, twitter, and blogs provide an all-too-tempting outlet to obsess over pictures of your ex and desperately scan his status updates for any sign that he is missing you.

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This breakup no-no helped me move on from my ex.
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Ex Sex Helped Me Get Over My Ex

A while back I was dating a guy that I was really into. In hindsight, the relationship was ridiculous… but I was transported by what seemed like some of the best between-the-sheets I've ever had, and I besotted myself into some idea that we had a future. So I was devastated when I was dumped, over email.

10 Ways To Cleanse An Ex From Your Life
10 tips to help you get over your ex.
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10 Ways To Cleanse An Ex From Your Life

If only "washing a man out of our hair" were as simple as a wash, rinse and repeat cycle. In reality, breaking off attachment to an ex is hard—but not impossible—work. Here are 10 easy-to-follow tips for washing a hard-to-forget ex from your life:  1. Indulge In A "Pity Diet" 

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"Breaking up isn't hard to do. It's getting over the breakup that's tough."

Why Is It So Hard To Get Over An Ex?

Sometimes the recovery period after a failed relationship lasts as long as—or longer—than the relationship. The circumstances in every relationship may be different, but post-breakup emotions are as universal as the stages of grief. As part of our "Break Up With Your Ex" initiative, geared at helping readers finally let go of past loves, we asked YourTango Experts to answer the big breakup questions we've all asked.

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Getting fit can help you break up with your ex for good.
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The Post-Breakup Workout: 10 Exercises To Get Over An Ex [PHOTOS]

Eighty-five percent of readers in a recent YourTango survey said they struggle with breakups and could use a "breakover"—aka an internal and external makeover aimed at helping them move on. One of the best methods to a successful "breakover" is through exercise—in fact, survey respondents listed exercise as one of the top three methods for getting over a breakup.

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Advice for mending a broken heart.
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5 Healthy Ways To Break Up With Your Ex

What happens when you're already broken up, but just can't break up with the past? It's bad enough to end things with a person, but to have to say adieu to memories and the invisible, yet somehow tangible, threads that connect you to a former relationship can be even harder. Here are a few (healthy) ways to break up with your ex.