Category Archives: Breakups

healing from a breakup

6 Things You Learn From Having Your Heart Broken

Posted By: on June 05,2019
One of the hardest things to go through is having your heart broken. For many of us, it will happen several times throughout life. The hardest time will always be the first, because you just don't know how to bounce back. It turns out, heartbreak isn't as bad as it may seem. It actually holds a lot of valuable lessons. Read on to find out the six things you'll learn from having your heart broken: 1. You Create Your Own… [+]

5 Ways That A Bad Breakup Can Affect Your Health

Almost everyone has been through a bad breakup at some point in their life. While we all know that breaking up is hard to do, can it actually affect your physical well-being? It turns out, really bad breakups can have detrimental health effects. Find out five ways that a bad breakup can affect your health below: 1. Heart Issues There may be an actual reason that they say breakups lead to heartache. A particularly emotional breakup can actually lead to… [+]
staying friends with your ex

Should You Really Be Friends With An Ex On Social Media?

We often think of breakups as awful, heartbreaking situations that we just want to push away and store in some hidden box in our memory, but what if your breakup is amicable and you're on good terms with your ex? This is usually the desired scenario when you break up with someone, staying friends and having no bad blood. This may be a good idea in theory, but how does it play out in modern society when you have constant,… [+]

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… [+]