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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

How to Leave a Man You Love But Can't Live With

How to Leave a Man You Love – But Can’t Live With

Leaving a man you’ve loved for years isn’t just a physical move out of the house…it’s a painful emotional break. These tips on how to leave a man you love but can’t live with will help you decide if it’s time to say good-bye. Deal Breakers: When to Work On a Relationship and When to Walk Away by Dr. Bethany Marshall can […]


How to Be Strong About Not Getting Back Together

You know getting back together is not a good idea, but he’s begging you to give him another chance. Here’s how to be strong and stand up to your ex-boyfriend. “I stopped dating him months ago because I know God has a better plan for me,” says Dee on How to End the Affair and Rebuild Your Self-Respect. “I’m past […]

How to be Strong Getting Back Together

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How to Stop Going Back and Forth in Your Relationship

The only thing worse than you going back and forth in your relationship is when your partner can’t decide if he wants to be with you. Here’s how to make a decision about your relationship, how to stop going back and forth, and how to find peace with the decision you make. “I knew I was in a toxic relationship […]


When to Give Up on a Relationship

You’re searching for ways to know when to give up on a relationship – and you’re not alone. These ideas are inspired by a reader who is unhappy about how her boyfriend treats her. The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags: Relationship Warning Signs You Totally Spotted… But Chose to Ignore is a fantastic book that explains all those relationship warning […]

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How to Decide When to Leave a Relationship

How to Decide When to Leave a Relationship

How do you know when it’s time to leave a relationship? These tips for deciding what to do are inspired by The Parable of the Coconut and by a reader’s comment. In I Love You, but I’m Not IN Love with You: Seven Steps to Saving Your Relationship, Andrew G. Marshall helps readers learn how to argue productively and address the […]


5 Reasons a Break Up Isn’t a Betrayal

“I want to break up with him, but I feel like I’m betraying him,” she said. I think she’s wrong, and here are several reasons a break up isn’t a betrayal. A betrayal in a love relationship is when you lie, cheat, and steal. You promise your partner you’re faithful and trustworthy, but you’re lying. A betrayal is hypocrisy, while […]

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5 Stages of a Breakup

Learn what the stages of a breakup are, so you know what to expect after your relationship ends. The breakup stages aren’t linear, which means they won’t progress in a straight line. Rather, you’ll find yourself going back and forth, up and down, during these breakup stages. The five stages of a breakup are circular, just like the stages of […]