Breakups

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4 Ways to Start Accepting a Breakup You Didn’t Want

You didn’t want to break up, but it happened. You can’t accept the breakup and heal overnight, but you can ease into acceptance. These tips on how to accept a breakup when you want to stay together will help you surrender to reality, heal your heart, and move into a fresh new season of life.

Surviving Sadness and Depression After Breaking Up

After a breakup, you may feel like you’ll never survive the sadness and depression. I know how lost and empty I felt when my relationship ended. I thought my heart would never heal. I believe I’d find someone to love me…and I didn’t think I had any love left in me to give someone else. But you know what? Not […]

5 Practical Tips for When You Feel Lonely on Valentine’s Day

You’d be surprised to learn how many people feel lonely on Valentine’s Day – even if they’re in a relationship. These tips for coping with the loneliness and disconnection will help you get through February 14 – and the rest of the year. In When You Have Nobody to Love on Valentine’s Day, I shared more “touchy feely” tips for coping […]

Getting Over Him When You Can’t Let Go

Starting over after a breakup or divorce is one of the most difficult and painful things you’ll ever do. But take heart, for you will get through this! You’ll let go, heal, and feel happy again. Letting go of someone you love is one of the most difficult things you’ll ever do – but healing is within reach! Don’t give […]

How to Be Single and Wildly Happy

Being single doesn’t mean nobody wants you; it simply means you’re waiting for the right person. These tips on how to be happy when you’re a single woman will help you find peace, joy, and freedom. “I enjoy and love my company but being a single woman does make me sad at times,” says Barb on What to Do When […]

How to Write a Goodbye Letter to Someone You Care About

Writing a letter that says goodbye to someone you care about isn’t easy, but it can bring healing. My tips on how to write a goodbye letter are based on my experience with a variety of losses and inspired by a reader’s comment. A goodbye momento, such as Willow Tree Shine, is a lovely way to say goodbye to someone you […]