Sometimes things happen and there’s no one to blame.
In the past, we both always knew where the exit was. This was always an option. Today an easy exit is not an option.
I never got around to falling out of love.
Just because a relationship is over doesn’t mean we stop loving that person. Mark Radcliffe explores the beauty and the pain of loss.
I can now see that you did not walk out on me… you set me free.
Breaking up will always be something of a mess, but that’s not to overlook the far better or distinctively worse ways we might do it.
One of the nicest moves is to stop trying to be ‘nice’ and to concentrate instead on the key ingredients of the good break up: directness, explanation, clarity and a lack of ambiguity.
Our boundaries had not been clearly established and respected. And in the end, as we parted friends, we both understood there were parts of ourselves we needed to work on in the next relationship.
I feel so trapped and I don’t really have any money (I’m a student and work a min wage job) and I am also scared that he may be the only person who will treat me right.
I think about her all the time, but I am focusing on me at the moment.
Learn about the person you are when you’re alone.
Breaking up is hard to do.
Many of us have unspoken, unfinished, or incomplete feelings about our current and previous relationships.
Throughout my adult life, no woman ever broke up with me that I didn’t want or even subtly encourage to leave.
Thomas Fiffer examines the earthquake that strikes when a relationship breaks apart, and the subtle, subterranean shifts that precede it.
In my life, I have experienced romantic heartache on more than one occasion. While I wouldn’t choose to relive those experiences, I also wouldn’t trade them for anything.