breakup guilt

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How to Stop Feeling Guilty After an Unavoidable Breakup

Dealing with feelings of guilt and even regret after a breakup is a process that takes time. It also takes patience, acceptance and self-forgiveness to learn how to stop feeling guilty for hurting someone you love. These tips will help you replace guilt with forgiveness.

Dealing With Guilt After Your Marriage Breaks Up

Yes, it’s possible to live in peace even though you feel responsible or guilty for breaking up your marriage. These thoughts on dealing with guilt will help you cope with a painful separation or divorce. They’re inspired by a reader’s question on an article I recently wrote about divorce.

When to Say “I’m Still in Love With You” to Your Ex

These signs you should tell your ex-boyfriend or ex-husband you’re still in love with him will give you courage. I also included four signs you shouldn’t say “I’m still in love with you” to your ex, to help you decide what to do! On When You Feel Scared You’ll Never Be Loved, a reader asked if it would be right […]

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, […]

How to Know When to End a Relationship

You know there aren’t any easy answers, but you have to make a decision. These suggestions for how to know when to end a relationship might bring insight to a difficult dilemma. In How to Be an Adult in Love: Letting Love in Safely and Showing It Recklessly, David Richo provides tools to learn how to love in mature ways […]

How to Break Up With Someone You Love

Love isn’t all you need to save a relationship. These tips on how to break up with someone you love will help you see your relationship in a different light; they’re inspired by a reader’s comment on my post about dating a married man. In Life’s Healing Choices: Freedom from Your Hurts, Hang-ups, and Habits, John Baker helps us learn […]