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Relationship Karma: An Affair for an Affair?
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Relationship Karma: An Affair for an Affair?

If your world has been rocked by an emotional affair or by infidelity, it can be devastating and heartbreaking. It can also be a natural response to want to get even and do to the other what has been done to you.  Rather than following the ways of the Romans - which didn't quite work out for them, by the way - it's healthier to refrain from getting even and work on getting better. Whether you caused it or were the unfortunate casualty of a painful affair, it's important to work on yourself and deciding if there is a relationship worth saving. 

I'm in Love, and Geez It Hurts!
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I'm in Love, and Geez It Hurts!

Drum roll, please! Here’s my TOP TEN LIST OF BEST-DOWN-IN-THE-DUMPS-ABOUT-LOVE songs.    1.    I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry - Hank Williams 2.    Love Hurts – Roy Orbison   3.    She’s Out of My Life – Michael Jackson 4.    In My Life – The Beatles   5.    Unbreak My Heart – Toni Braxton 6.    Even Now – Barry Manilow

3 Cures For Your Emotional Sunburn [EXPERT]
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3 Cures For Your Emotional Sunburn

Today was hot and sunny, and remembering the pain of that burn, I wondered, can we have emotional sunburns, too? That is, pain from hurt feelings, anger and misunderstanding that has rubbed us so raw we're chafing. I do believe I have witnessed emotional sunburn, even suffered from it myself on occasion. Here are five questions you can ask yourself to see if you experienced it as well.

Dealing With the Isolation of a Breakup
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Dealing With the Isolation of a Breakup

The fact of the matter is, it’s ok to feel bad after a break up.  Especially if you have been together for a long time.  You have shared everything from checking accounts to the same tastes in DVR recordings.  You have to allow yourself time to heal.   Whatever reason the break up occurred , whether it was one sided or not, you are left with half an empty closet where before you didn’t have enough space for your “too many shoes.”   That extra set of dishes you kept in

What To Do When Your Partner Wants To End Your Relationship...
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What To Do When Your Partner Wants To End Your Relationship...

 "If someone can walk away from you, let them walk." The bulk of us have heard this statement before, and it is almost always in reference to the disintegration and subsequent break up of a relationship. You are generally told this when the relationship is ending by the choice and decision of someone other than yourself. Hearing that if someone can walk away from you that you should let them is not much comfort when it is the person that you love who is choosing to do the walking.

Easy-to-make (but deadly) Mistakes In Couple Communication
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Easy-to-make (but deadly) Mistakes In Couple Communication

There are some common things that people do to undermine the health of their marriage. One of the big ones is harboring an attitude of contempt toward your partner. This attitude, whether expressed explicitly or not, is one of the things you can indulge in that is most deadly for the longevity and happiness of your marriage.

He Cheated - You Know - Now What Are You Going to Do?
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He Cheated - You Know - Now What Are You Going to Do?

He cheated. Now you know the truth.  What are you going to do? All those little white lies and bigger and bigger lies he had been telling had you tied up in knots. You wanted so much to believe him, to trust that he was really faithful and just busy. You wanted so much to forgive him for neglecting you, letting you down, disappointing you because you felt he really has good intentions and he really loves you.

WHEN LOVE ISN'T ENOUGH!!!!
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WHEN LOVE ISN'T ENOUGH!!!!

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Forget about forgiving him. Forgive yourself
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Forget about forgiving him. Forgive yourself

Recently I had a match that just got to me...or should I say, I let him get to me. He was funny, sensual and had this artistic endeavor that just made me REALLY want to get to know him. He seemed very focused on sex whereas I was focused on creating that deep connection through talking and meeting and getting to know each other, you know, the adult stuff. Our emails were interesting and we really touched on the more serious subjects but again sex was his constant topic.

How To Get Over a Breakup
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How To Get Over a Breakup

When we’re in the throes of heartbreak, whether from a break up–or because something awful happened to us or a loved one–there are a series of things you can do to get through it more quickly. But before I give you the steps you can take, you will benefit by understanding that your thoughts are what cause you to feel bad. Your thoughts about how hurt you are, how abandoned you feel, how angry, how resentful…all those thoughts are felt in your body, which is where you feel the pain of emotions.

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The Pros And Cons Of Lying To Your Spouse

Into every marriage a little lying must fall. While some small fibs can be a sweet way to boost your man’s ego, others may ultimately be harmful to your relationship. Here are eight common marriage lies and the verdict on the benefits or damage that bending the truth will cause.

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Why Does Breaking Up Hurt So Much? [VIDEO]

Break ups are difficult and moving on can be an even greater challenge. From the sudden lack of contact to the loss of connection, severing ties after separating from your partner can be physically, mentally and emotionally draining. Are there any scientific studies that can explain why breaking up with someone hurts so much? Are there ways to protect yourself from all of the heartache?