Separation & Divorce


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, […]

guilty marriage

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 […]


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

8 Ways to Heal a Broken Heart – A Girl’s Guide

8 Ways to Heal a Broken Heart – A Girl’s Guide

Is your heart broken, your spirit shattered? These tips for healing a broken heart will help you move from heartbreak and pain to peace and freedom. Letting go of someone you love is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do…and maybe one of the healthiest things you’ll ever do! If you’re struggling to overcome heartbreak, read How to Heal a Broken […]


5 Smart Tips for Getting Past a Break Up – and Blossoming

These tips for getting past a breakup will help you move forward, be happy, and heal the heartache that is lodged in your throat. You may feel like you’ll never feel good or whole again – but you WILL heal! It just takes time. And a little bit of tender loving care. “Relationships are like glass.  Sometimes it’s better to leave […]

3 Ways to Cope With Relationship Abuse When You Can't Leave

The Long Goodbye Letting Go of the Past

Letting Go of the Past – Without a Long Goodbye

The number one question readers ask me is: “How do I let go of the past?” The good news is that letting go doesn’t have to involve a long, drawn-out good-bye scene! Detaching and healing from your past may be painful, but it doesn’t have to involve intense long-term suffering. How do I know? Because when I wrote 75 Ways to Let […]


7 Tips for Getting Over a Man You Think You Can’t Live Without

It may take seconds to say hello and forever to say goodbye, but you don’t need to suffer the pain of a broken heart. Learn how to get over a man you think you can’t live without, and set your heart free. “Letting go is indisputably one of the hardest things I will ask you to do,” writes therapist Rachel […]

How to Get Over a Man You Can't Live Without

3 Ways to Cope With Relationship Abuse When You Can't Leave

3 Ways to Cope With Relationship Abuse When You Can’t Leave

Leaving an abusive relationship isn’t an easy decision. These tips on how to cope with relationship abuse will help you survive while you figure out what you need to do. I was inspired to write this article by a reader who is living with an angry husband; these tips may help you see your own relationship and life differently. “I […]