Category Archives: Breakups

Party Pooper: Can You Really Dump Someone During the Holidays?

We are in the middle of the holiday season and that means there are inevitably people out there pondering this dreaded question: "What do I get great Aunt Jenny?" Okay, no. We mean the other dreaded question: "Would I be a total jerk if I dumped my boyfriend/girlfriend right now?" The holidays are a joyful time but they can also be a stressful, emotional time. For this reason, many people who have been on the verge of a breakup for some time… [+]
toxic relationship

No Excuses: 3 Times You Should Leave Your Partner Immediately

When it comes to relationships, there are always going to be problems. No relationship is perfect. It all comes down to figuring out what you can and cannot work through. While there are many issues that can be dealt with, there are certain things that can never be remedied. In these instances, the best thing for you to do is leave. Read on to find out three times you should leave your partner immediately: 1. They're abusing you. If your… [+]
talking to friends ex

Tough Choices: 3 Times It’s Okay To Still Talk To Your Friend’s Ex

There are so many difficult dilemmas when it comes to friendship and relationships. The intersection of the two can really lead to some tricky situations! One of the hardest problems to solve is deciding if you should still talk to your friend's ex after they breakup. Some friends see this as betraying them and feel that you should never communicate with their ex. However, we feel that there are some scenarios in which it is totally okay to still talk… [+]
couples breaking up

Calling It Quits: The Top 5 Reasons Couples Break Up

Why do seemingly great couples break up? Have you ever looked at a couple and thought, "Why would they ever break up?" There are endless reasons a couple might call it quits, but there are a few things that will lead nearly any relationship to its end. Check out the top five reasons couples break up below: 1. Infidelity Nothing will send a relationship into the trash quicker than infidelity. There are very, very few couples that can bounce back… [+]
breaking up

The 3 Worst Ways To Break Up With Someone

Posted By: on July 24,2018
Breaking up is hard to do. No one would call it easy! While breaking up is hard for person who is doing the "breaking up," it's even harder for the person who is being broken up with. In order to not hurt this person any more than you have to, you need to handle the breakup with care and sensitivity. This means that you need to break up in a manner that shows you respect the person and the time… [+]

No Bad Blood: Can You Really Stay Friends With An Ex?

Posted By: on July 11,2018
How many times have you broken up with someone and told them, "We can still be friends?" Or maybe you've had someone say this to you. Either way, you've had to wonder: Is it really possible to stay friends with an ex? This person has been a part of your life, so it's understandable you would want them to stay in it to some extent. But does it really work to be friends with someone you once had a romantic… [+]
breakup playlist

The Perfect Heartbreak Playlist: 25 of the Best Breakup Songs

Posted By: on June 20,2018
We can all agree that music is an incredible thing, right? A good song can lift you up when you're feeling down. It can make you dance in your seat. It can bring back fond memories that you haven't thought of in years. There are few things more powerful than music! The topic of love and relationships is a staple in almost all music. In fact, we'd venture to say that about 99.99999% of songs are either about falling in… [+]

Time To Say Goodbye: 5 Signs That You Need To Break Up

Do you feel like your relationship is nearing the end? Have you considered breaking up with your partner but you're just not sure? There are a few ways to tell if it's time to call it quits. Check out five signs that you need to break up with your partner: 1. There Is Emotional or Physical Abuse Any kind of abuse should never be taken lightly. This is the biggest sign that you need to break up with your partner.… [+]
breakup stages

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: The 7 Stages Of A Breakup

They weren't lying when they said, "breaking up is hard to do." (We're not exactly sure who "they" are, but they're right!) Breakups are stressful, painful and sometimes downright traumatizing. In fact, breakups are such an ordeal, they occur in multiple stages! Let us fill you in on the seven stages of a breakup: 1. Shock Immediately after a breakup, you're likely to be in shock. You'll wonder how it happened or why you didn't see it coming. You may… [+]
Getting over a breakup

Moving On: 5 Ways To Move On From A Long Term Relationship

Breakups are rough, but they're even worse if it's the end of a long term relationship. The longer you've been together, the harder it will be to get past the breakup. You may feel like you'll never get over it but if you take the right steps, you'll be able to move on. We want to help you move forward with your love life, so we've got five ways to move on from a long term relationship. Check them out… [+]