EXcommunicate your former flame and EXhilarate your future.
Neil Sedaka had it right. Breaking up IS hard to do. But WHY is it so hard? Because we are sentimental beings, desiring of connection. Because we’ve been told that ‘partnering’ is the path to happiness. Because it just feels good to have your best pal around and because there is no rule book or magic pill for getting rid of the longing. When going through a break up, we are in fact, experiencing a death. While it may just be emotional, it carries all of the hallmarks of a physical passing.
One writer argues that autumn is ideal for some alone time. Au contraire!
Summer lovin' may have been a blast for Danny and Sandy (gawd, am I dating myself?) but what happened once they both headed to Rydell High? It shouldn't have come as much of a shocker that the two weren't together anymore. That's because fall, which starts today in the Northern Hemisphere in places that actually have seasons, is the most make-up or break up of all the seasons.
Selling your married-life stuff can be cathartic -- especially while acquiring new, chic stuff.
Divorce Sales, the latest craze to come out of Los Angeles, is a company founded by entrepreneur Jill Alexander. The 37-year-old smartypants started the company to help wealthy divorcees sell down their stuff.
Despite rumors of a split, sources say Scarlett and Sean looked cozy at the Guys Choice Awards.
Just days after Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn reportedly entered Splitsville, they were seen locking lips at the Guys Choice Awards?! ...Yes. Well, possibly. We're all sorts of confused. (This must have been ScarJo and Sean's secret plan.)
The new census reveals what's changed and what's stayed the same in terms of relationships.
According to the most recent stats, of all women who've ever tied the knot, the number of divorcées reached as high as 41 percent among the age-50-to-59 set. Black women reported the largest amount of splits in the group, with 48 percent claiming they'd divorced at least once in their lifetimes. On the other hand, Asian and Hispanic women know how to make it work, as only 30 percent or less have ever called it quits for good. Interesting, eh?
The former California governor reportedly cheated for most of his 25-year marriage to Maria Shriver.
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver were together for over 25 years—an eternity by Hollywood standards. But how many of those years did he spend cheating on his wife? And how many total women was he with during their marriage? When all is said and done, this might turn out to be a Tiger-esque list.
Once a cheater, always a cheater: It's time for Maria to be on her own.
It was good while it lasted, and they were even seen attending the same Santa Monica church (though not together) last Sunday, but it's really time for Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver to shut it down.
Sandra Bullock's ex visits Piers Morgan to promote 'American Outlaw' and talk about his past.
Jesse James is making the rounds to promote his new memoir, American Outlaw. And at the same time, he's letting everybody know, in no uncertain terms, that he's moved on from the whole Sandra Bullock debacle. You know. Where he publicly humiliated her post-Oscar win? When word came out about his philandering ways?
Breaking up isn't necessarily easier for unmarried cohabiting couples.
Cohabiting is often thought of as a test of sorts—a chance to see if a relationship will work long-term before deciding to walk down the aisle. But even if a couple chooses not to take the plunge, entering Splitsville isn't any easier. Cohabiting breakups echo with that tough little d-word.
The actress is gifting her friends with Rolex watches and lots of diamonds that JT gave her.
Y'know when you break up with someone and everything you look at produces a memory of your ex? Jessica Biel is so experiencing that dreaded part of Splitsville right now. In order to get through it unscathed, the actress is starting a bit of a campaign to let go of every last reminder of Justin Timberlake—including giving away thousands of dollars worth of gifts JT gave her during their relationship.
A woman wants more than $60,000 from her ex after he allegedly cheated at his Vegas bachelor party.
Can we just say this? What happens in Vegas does not stay there. Just ask almost-groom Robert Leighton, who definitely found that out the hard way. Apparently, the Chicago lawyer went a bit too far at his bachelor party and was hit with a lawsuit courtesy of his ex-bride-to-be. She discovered his Sin-City hook-up, and he discovered that poor decisions always crawl back home with you.