break up tips

  1. Relationships

    Does out of sight out of mind really work?

    Once upon a time, my boyfriend and I broke up. Afterward, I did what any self-respecting woman would do: I avoided him and...
  2. Relationships

    5 Reasons not to stay friends after a breakup

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    Often when couples break up, to let the other one down easy, the dumper proposes just being friends. This is not a good idea. Each...
  3. Well-being

    Broken heart? How to start healing today

    Even though Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, broken hearts and broken relationships are actually a common theme...
  4. Relationships

    10 Things not to do after a breakup

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    In my new novel The First Husband, the protagonist Annie Adams is a travel writer whose life changes on a dime. Out of nowhere, her...
  5. Tips & Advice

    How to break up with a mom friend

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    It’s just not working out with that friend in your life, so how do you move on? Check out these tips on how to get rid of toxic...
  6. Relationships

    Break free from a manipulative ex

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    Your relationship is over and you're glad to be rid of him, but somehow you still feel trapped. If the breakup is still fresh, it...
  7. Relationships

    How to get your stuff back after a breakup

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    You've probably lost a few things to exes in the "custody battle". That haphazard division of possessions in the wake of a breakup...
  8. Relationships

    How to bounce back after a breakup

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    Though a breakup can make you feel like your life is over, try not to let it stop you in your tracks. Here are some strategies you...
  9. Relationships

    What you can learn from a breakup

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    Breakups are never easy and can hurt like nothing else. Despite the heartache, you can take away some positive things from getting...
  10. Dating

    4 Signs he's a womanizer

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    Does he seem too good to be true? Maybe he is. Consider these signs that your new guy is a womanizer.
  11. Relationships

    How to end an office romance

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    Ah, the office romance. It held so much promise and started off so well, but things have fizzled. Now you wish you'd never gone out...
  12. Dating

    Dating tips for the newly single

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    Did you just get out of a relationship and find yourself single again? Has the dating scene changed since you were last out there?...
  13. Relationships

    12 Signs you're in a dead-end relationship

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    If your relationship seems to be going nowhere, it's better to end it sooner rather than later. Knowing for sure that it's time to...
  14. Relationships

    7 Smart reasons to break up

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    We all know the major reasons to breakup with someone: infidelity, no common goals, abuse, loss of interest. But do you really have...
  15. Relationships

    How to really get over your ex

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    Don't let a breakup devastate your life. Follow these tips to move forward and really get over your ex-husband or ex-boyfriend.
  16. Relationships

    How to tell if it's over

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    Some things just weren’t meant to be. If your relationship is going south, but you aren’t ready to see it, use our guide for signs...
  17. Relationships

    How to help your BFF through a breakup

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    If your BFF has just been dumped there are a few ways you can make things easier for her. Follow our steps to keeping your...
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    How to get your ex-boyfriend back

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    You thought he was your soulmate. You were sure you were going to spend the rest of your lives together -- but you broke up, and now...
  19. Relationships

    How to know it’s time to move on

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    My friend Sharon says she knew her seven-year relationship was over when she realized that she spent more time fantasizing about how...
  20. Dating

    4 Signs your relationship is going nowhere

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    Are you in a dead-end relationship? Sometimes, it's easy to see the writing on the wall -- but other times, things aren't so clear....