Break Up

The Break Up Rebrand - An Introduction

Lucy Horobin | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Horobin

It feels like we're expected to be crying into a pillow, stinking of Chardonnay, cat pee and desperation. (for the record I prefer Gin & smell expensive, darling). The biggest thing I've learned is that being single aged 36 is actually rather exciting, unpredictable and utterly refreshing! The sense of freedom is incredible.

Ten Things I Do After a Break-up

Kate Crudgington | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kate Crudgington

My life is currently brimming with happiness and opportunity - and for once, I'm not frightened that it's going to be snatched away by the actions of someone else. I have been reckless and stupid, but I have also been assertive and embracing of everything that has come my way. The post-relationship cycle is complete, and I am happier than I've ever been.

One In Ten Have Secret £7,500 'Escape Fund' Hidden From Partner

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Nearly one in 10 people in a serious relationship is hiding a secret "escape fund" from their partner so that they can leave their relationship - and ...

How Do You Know When You Are Headed for Divorce - What Are the Signs?

Sara Davison | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

There are all warning signs that you need to STOP and FOCUS on your marriage. It will not fix itself. You need to take time out if you want to avoid things getting worse. If you leave them too long then you will head towards what I call the "switch flicking moment". This is the point of no return when something just changes and you no longer feel that attraction to your partner.

Tragic Break Up Live-Tweeted To The Humiliation Of All Involved

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Tech

Getting dumped is bad. Getting dumped in public is worse. Getting dumped in public while someone live-tweets the whole thing is probably worst of a...

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Have Sex With Your Ex

Suzi Godson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Sex with the ex seems simple, but is actually very complicated. Samantha Jones from Sex and the City summed it all up when she said "Sex with an ex can be depressing. If it's good, you can't get it anymore. If it's bad, you just had sex with an ex."

Why Divorce Could Be The Best Thing That Ever Happened to You

Liz Copeland | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Copeland

This grieving stage at the end of a relationship is very common and it is the pits. You are, of course, going through a transformative process and you will be substantially changed at the end of it. Older - a bit, wiser - a lot, poorer financially - most likely. But how will you feel?

Worst Break-Up Excuses Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you believe in snowflakes and kittens, and the kindness of humanity, look away now because these are seriously some of the worst break-up stories w...

Where Best To Find A Lasting Relationship?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Couples who meet online are more satisfied in their relationships and are less likely to break up than those that get together in bars, the workplace ...

Four Steps to Move From Being a Victim to Your Power

Marina Pearson | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Pearson

The truth is that the victim cycle is triggered when the relationship breakdown happens because we need to protect ourselves. It is an automatic unconscious response to a painful situation. The pain occurs because of the thinking that comes with the relationship breakdown.

Take Responsibility for Your Relationship Breakdown And Divorce

Soila Sindiyo | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Soila Sindiyo

Very often when I speak about taking responsibility for one's relationship breakdown, I'm met with strange looks, actually some of them are angry, antagonised looks that demand, "Are you trying to say that I put myself in this situation?"

Worst Break-Up Ever? Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald Speaks Out

Xavier Toby | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Jilted lovers have been known to go to outlandish lengths to express their displeasure at the sudden ending of a relationship, but none so much as Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald.

50th Wedding Anniversaries - Getting Rarer and Rarer?

Soila Sindiyo | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Soila Sindiyo

So I ask you do we take to divorce like a duck to water? Do we give up too easily and too quickly once the problems and changes begin to permeate into our relationships?

Politics, We Need to Talk...

Chris J. Barnes | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK Politics
Chris J. Barnes

Dear British politics, This isn't an easy thing for me to say; but I think we should see other people. I wish I could spin you the whole 'it's not you, it's me' line but, well, it's you. It's totally you.

Swedish House Plan for You

James Mahon | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
James Mahon

The Mafia are leaving the music scene as one of the most successful trance groups in history, cementing their status with a song that screams of anthemic melodies and is echoing across clubs and radio playlists from Stockholm to Sydney and Brussels to Beijing.

Michelle Swears Off Men

WENN | Posted 26.07.2012 | Home

Actress Michelle Keegan has vowed to stay away from men and take a break from romance following her split from pop hunk Max George. The pair were p...

The Twitter Fight That May Become a One-Night Edinburgh Fringe Event

John Fleming | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

"I think it's the first time a Twitter fight went viral," Janey told me, "and I got lots of interest from the big agencies and news folk and it opened a debate about personal privacy because I had used the couple's real names.

Demi Moore Files For Divorce From Ashton Kutcher | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Style

After months of are they, aren't they together, Demi Moore has announced that she is filing divorce from Ashton Kutcher....

Nicole Scherzinger Arrives At Heathrow In Head-To-Toe Black | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Style

Nicole Scherzinger has taken a break from her X Factor USA duties to fly across the pond and appear on our version of the show this weekend - and was ...

The Break-Up Game: Brad Versus Jen

Dr Anuradha Arasu | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Anuradha Arasu

What with all this hype around Brad Pitt banging on about his failed relationship with Jennifer Aniston, I've been thinking again about that old question of who copes better after a break-up: men or women?