Grieving Loss

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Starting Over With Confidence and Curiosity for Women 50+

Starting over as a woman over fifty may not be what you planned, but you have more – and more valuable – assets than you realize. Instead of thinking you’re too old to start over as a woman over 50 or 55 (or even 58 or 59), focus on what you do have and what you can do.

Why Can’t You Leave an Unhealthy Relationship?

Here are several reasons you can’t leave your relationship, even though you know it’s unhealthy and even abusive. “I’m a prisoner in this relationship, I don’t know how to get away from him, I know he loves me, but I’m so tired of being controlled,” says Amy on How to Break Up With a Married Man and Heal Your Heart. […]

5 Ways to Help Your Boyfriend Deal With Depression

These tips on how to deal with a depressed boyfriend are inspired by a reader’s comment. I also included several signs of depression in men, to help you determine if your boyfriend is actually dealing with depression – or if something else is bothering him. How do you relate to a boyfriend who is depressed? How do you act, and […]

The Importance of Time for Getting Over Your Broken Heart

You won’t get over your broken heart, but you will get through the pain. Here’s why time is so important when you’re healing, and how to make time go faster so you feel better sooner! “I’m really struggling to get over my breakup,” says Paulette on 8 Ways to Heal a Broken Heart. “I’ve always defined myself by my relationships, […]

5 Healthy Habits to Help You Cope With Losing Someone You Love

Here are the two most important reasons you need to adopt these healthy habits after losing someone you love: to avoid a downward spiral into sadness and depression, and to get a boost in energy and mood. In How to Heal the Pain After Losing a Loved One, I share emotional and spiritual tips for accepting a sad and painful loss – whether […]

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 […]