Breaking Up


When Guilt Keeps You in a Marriage You Wish Was Over

Are you staying in a marriage because you feel guilty or bad about leaving your husband? Marriage guilt can keep you stuck in an unhappy relationship for a surprisingly long time. Decades, even. The way I see it, you have two choices: stay married and keep feeling guilty, or leave the relationship and feel guilty for different reasons. Either way, […]

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How to Know If He’ll Cheat on You Again

How to Know If He’ll Cheat on You Again

Once a cheater, always a cheater? Not necessarily. Here’s a surprising reason to stay with a boyfriend or husband who cheated on you once, plus tips on how to know if he’ll cheat again. The answer will surprise you! Marriage coach Mort Fertel says spouses who cheat are less likely to cheat again. So, you shouldn’t necessarily leave your boyfriend or […]


What to Do When He Says He’ll Kill Himself If You Leave

Does your boyfriend threaten suicide if you break up with him? Here’s how to respond to his threats to kill himself, including advice from a woman whose husband took his own life. It’s important to remember that you can’t get all the help you need here. You need to reach out to people in person, people who are experienced in […]

What to Do When Your Boyfriend Says He’ll Kill Himself If You Leave

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How to Let Go of Someone You Love

When you let go of someone you love, you release the hold they have on you. You become free to move forward and be happy again. Here, you’ll learn healthy ways to let go of a relationship, heal your heart, and move forward in your life. “My heart is broken into a million pieces,” says Briana on How to Emotionally Detach […]


How to Gently Break Up With Someone You Don’t Love Anymore

These 7 tips will help you break up with someone you aren’t in love with – without destroying his life or self-esteem. You hold his heart in your hands; take care of it. You may not love him, but you don’t want to hurt him. “When my boyfriend stopped calling and texting me, I realized to my surprise that I […]

How to Break Up With Someone You Don't Love Anymore

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What to Do When You Can’t Stop Thinking About Your Ex-Boyfriend

You’re obsessed with your ex-boyfriend, and it’s stealing your life! These 7 tips on how to stop thinking about your ex will help you overcome obsessive thoughts. Yes, you can move on with your life. You can stop ruminating about the past – and you can rebuild your life, renew your heart, and be happy again. The most important thing […]


8 Creative Ways to Start Over After a Relationship Ends

You didn’t choose to start over at this point in your life, but you have no choice. These eight tips for starting over after a relationship ends are creative and encouraging. And, they’re inspired by a reader who is struggling to settle into life without her husband… “My husband of 3 years has left me with no explanation,” says Sarah […]

Starting Over After a Relationship Ends

Is Your Wife Having an Affair Signs of Cheating

Is Your Wife Having an Affair? 5 Signs of Cheating in Marriage

Husbands are more often suspected of cheating than wives, yet a surprising number of women have affairs. If you’re wondering if your wife is having an affair, you are not alone. Here are several signs of a cheating wife, plus a short “infidelity quiz” that helps husbands objectively assess their wives’ behavior. I found the quiz on the Focus on […]