Sometimes it's the smarter option to know when to walk away and close the door on a project
My two friends who met online are getting married in June. When they deleted their profiles it was because they found their one in one another. Others are not so lucky. The stories are all different but they all led to a decision to delete and sign off from digital dating for the same reason. It just didn't work out. After a full on effort for at least a year or more the outcomes were showing a negative ROI. The smarter option is to cease and desist all experiences that reflect the law of diminishing returns. I've signed off forever.
Find out if and why you are feeling alone in our relationships- and what to do about it.
Loneliness has become an increasing problem in our relationships today. In fact, if you are living in a marriage without receiving love or being able to express heartfelt thoughts and feelings, you struggle to have a meaningful relationship. Heartache and loneliness results from disappointment of not having your dreams fulfilled by the most important people in your life. Everyone yearns and desires in a relationship: to be loved, accepted, respected, and appreciated by another person.
A top ten list of the all-time greatest hurtin' love songs.
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
Getting divorced? Don't believe your marriage was wasted time.
Oh my god ... What happened? How did such devotion, harmony and bliss turn into disgust, bitterness and anger? Can you ever again look at this person the way you used to? Can you ever go back to the way it was? Has all this time together been wasted?
If you have been dumped personally or professionally, your self-esteem starts to fall. Boost it up.
WOW! That really hurts. When you have great expectations of a long term relationship and lasting love, you feel good about yourself and confident in the future. Then you get the dreaded Dear John/Jane letter or the pink slip at work and immediately go from the heights of excitement to the depths of disappointment. Being dumped can change your life and confidence in an instant.
Don't allow your youth to interfere with your adulthood.
Unlike many lucky people, your childhood was anything but idyllic. And what's worse is that past issues are stopping you from trusting others now, and being happy in your post-adolescent life. You want to put your past behind you and lead a new life. But how can you, when everything that's happened to you has made you a mistrusting, wary adult?
Here Are 10 Things You Can Do To Exit The Depression Cycle And Be Happy
The Numbers Are Staggering.
In the United States alone, it estimated that 18.8 million people suffer from a depressive disorder in any given year. That translates into nearly 10% of the US population. Worldwide, that number is estimated at more than 120 million.
According to the American Medical Association, more than twice as many women (estimated at 25% of the population) experience depression as men (estimated at 12%), regardless of racial background or financial status.
When a pet dies, it can feel like losing a friend. Here are five ways to cope with the grief.
What does your heart do to heal when the friend you lost was packaged in fur and sported a tail? If you are a pet owner, you know in your head that your pet's life will probably be shorter than yours, yet the magnitude of their loss can be overwhelming. If your heart is filled with sadness from such a loss, here are five ways to find comfort and give you back some peace of mind.
Did you know your body contains information about the state of your emotional well-being?
Few things give people as much trouble in their relationships as emotions. Not knowing what you feel, and how to express it can make people feel inadequate and confused. Understanding the nature and purpose of emotions, from a body-centered perspective, can assist you in both understanding your feelings, and give you a foundation to speak about them.
Ever go through a death so painful it's unbearable? Today marks the 11-yr anniversary of a cute boy.
BY Hope Kumor
It's a painful day as the clouds roll in. It's not a sunny, happy day.
It was 10 years ago today on my younger brother's 7th birthday. The two clash. Today represents two things, a life and a death. The death of a 6-year boy who never got a chance to live, as well as my younger brother's birthday. We are still in mourning. When this day comes, I always brace myself on the events that will occur on this day. It is heart-wrenching to think that a little boy lost his life.
Find out why you still get sad on his birthday long after he's left.
Is it taking you longer than you expected to get over your ex? If it's been over a year and you still feel despondent on your old anniversary, take heart: you're not alone. In this video, psychotherapist, author and YourTango Expert Julie Orlov offers advice to one reader who still struggles with her breakup long after it's ended.