Grieving & Loss


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 […]

Why Can’t You Leave an Unhealthy Relationship?

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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? […]


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 […]

How to Forget Your Ex Boyfriend

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

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 […]


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 […]

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

How to Get Over Being Cheated On

How to Get Over the Pain of Being Cheated On

If you’re shocked and shattered because of his unfaithfulness, you need to take these three steps to get over being cheated on. Here’s how to move past the pain and shock, and blossom into forgiveness and healing. “I’ve only been married for a year and a half, but we’ve been together for four years,” says […]


How to Fill the Void in Your Life After Divorce

After losing someone you vowed to spend your life with, you’re now searching for ways to fill the void after divorce. These five suggestions will give you something to hold on to through the dark nights. These suggestions are inspired by a man whose wife recently left him. He has a young son and a big […]

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7 Ways to Deal With Depression After a Breakup

Eating chocolate, taking a bubble bath, and finding online dating apps like Tinder aren’t on this list of tips for dealing with depression. When you’re getting over a breakup, you need more. “I feel depressed because my relationship ended eight months ago and we were together for five years,” says Riata on How to Get Over Depression. […]


How to Stop Obsessing About What Happened

You know you’re wasting time and energy, but you don’t know how to stop. Obsessing about what happened in the past is more common than you think – but don’t worry! I have three steps that will help you let go of what’s behind you. I spent the last two days updating and revising How […]

How to Stop Obsessing About What Happened

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What “Letting Go of Someone You Love” Means

The most important step to letting go of someone you love is to learn what it actually means to detach and be free. If you learn what “letting go of someone you love” actually looks and feels like, you’ll find it easier to shake off those chains and break free. I’ve written an ebook and […]


The Secret to Gaining Confidence After a Breakup

After grieving your loss, the first thing you need to do after a break up is learn how to gain confidence. Even if you initiated the breakup, you may feel shattered when your relationship ends. Did you know there really is only one secret to getting your confidence back after a breakup? I learned it when I […]

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How to Change Your Story Help Getting Over a Breakup

Help Getting Over a Breakup – How to Change Your Story

You need help getting over a breakup, and the tired old tips aren’t working. Try this instead: learn how to change your story so you can change your perspective of your relationship, your self, and your life. This can help you heal. In Retelling the Stories of Our Lives: Everyday Narrative Therapy to Draw Inspiration […]