How to Break Your Own Heart

How to Break by LC Nottaasen

We all know heartbreak. Liz Furl writes about the kind we unleash on ourselves.

Why I’m Furious at the Phrase ‘Broken Heart’


Halfway through my rant, I realized I was telling this to myself more than him.

Seven Rules of Breakup Ethics


#1: Everything you do to hurt your ex hurts your kids. So don’t do it.

Why You’ll Never Stop Being in Love With People You’ve Loved Before


Even after heartbreak and betrayal, the people we’ve loved remain in our hearts forever.

If You Want to Get Over Someone, You Have to Let Yourself Be Sad First


It seems easier to just bury the sadness, but feelings find their way out eventually. Here’s a better way to handle heartbreak.

If You Really Love Someone, You’ll Never Stop Fighting To Make It Work

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In life, it’s only the things we believe worth fighting for that are important to us.

You Should Never Have to Remind Someone How Incredible You Are

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I’m not sure what’s more difficult: finding someone to love and share your life with or doing whatever you can to hold the relationship together, to keep it from falling apart.

Why the Hardest Goodbyes Are the Ones You Didn’t Get to Say


When a relationship ends, how can you look for closure when you have no idea what it is you’re looking for?

What Happens When Love is Not Enough: 8 Ways We Allow Relationships to Fade


Relationships almost always begin with wild, head-over-heels feelings of devotion. On its own, however, love is not enough. Tamara Star reveals eight common barriers between us and long-lasting passion.

You Don’t Love This Person, You Love the Idea of This Person

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Sometimes we hold on to the person he or she once was, not the person he or she now is.

Never Settle for Someone Who Wants You Over Someone Who Would Do Anything to Keep You


Does your partner want you or need you? There’s a big difference. Here’s how to tell whether you’re wasting your time or not.

Why it Took You Finding Someone New for Me to Finally Get Over You


Seeing you with someone new is my greatest inspiration to move forward. And I am moving. Stride by stride, I will find my way into someone else’s heart.

Redefining My Soulmate


Are we still looking for love in all the wrong places?

Why Falling Out Of Love is so Much Harder Than Falling In Love


Falling out of love can be prevented, but only if you fight the urge to kick back and relax when it comes to your relationship.

You Don’t Miss the Person. You Miss the Idea of That Person.


Do you really miss the person? If you’re not remembering them accurately, you might be wasting time on someone who doesn’t really deserve you.

The Truth About Real Love You Only Learn When You ‘Almost Love’ Someone


Sometimes, people weren’t meant to be in our lives forever. It’s a hard truth to accept, but we have to, in order to survive.