Break Up

This Is Why You Should Try To Stay Friends With Your Ex (And How To Do It)

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It is a truth universally acknowledged that when a relationship breaks down, anyone looking to really rub salt in the wound (while also pretending to ...

14 Things To Remember Before You Have Sex With Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You’ve been through a breakup and you are struggling to move on with the knowledge you will never see your ex-partner again. So in your infinite wis...

13 Signs You Are Totally Still In Love With Your Ex

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You may have technically broken up months (or even years) ago, but that doesn’t mean your heart necessarily got the memo. Anyone who is still pinin...

When The Guy Isn't The One, But The Dress Is

Nita Choonsingh | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Style
Nita Choonsingh

It was the seventh dress I tried on, at the third boutique my mum and I visited, which was the winner. I have never in my life experienced an emotional reaction to an article of clothing until that moment. I could not stop staring at myself in the mirror.

7 Things To Do When You’ve Just Been Dumped, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

So you’ve found yourself back in the lonely hearts club just as you were planning a mini-break à deux, and you’re not best pleased with the situa...

The Truth About Heartbreak And Becoming A Single Mum

Sarah Caldwell | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Parents
Sarah Caldwell

I've written this because I am feeling it, right now. I am in the process of picking up all the pieces of our shattered life. I'm also writing it because I know how comforting it is to know that you aren't the first person to go through it.

People Who Became Single In Their 30s And 40s Reveal What They Learned About Themselves

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ending a marriage or long-term relationship in your thirties or forties can be a scary prospect. Some may feel like they’ve missed the boat and are...

Teen Dumps Guy With Brutal But Genius Spotify Playlist

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If personalised mix tapes can make a relationship, it makes sense that they can break one too. At least that’s what we’ve learned over the weekend...

6 Ways To Deal With Being Dumped Just Before Christmas

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Being dumped is never nice, but Christmas is an especially terrible time to be newly single. All the awkward family parties and so many opportunities ...

The Time In December When Most Relationships Break Up

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Just in case you thought you were guaranteed a kiss with your partner under the mistletoe, you might just want to put the smugness on ice until next M...

15 Terrible Excuses Everyone Uses When They Get Back With Their Ex

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Going through a break-up is never easy - you wondered whether you’re making the right choice and in fact more than half (54%) end up not being able ...

How To Get Over Your Ex: 10 Life Lessons From Other People

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Going through a break-up is never easy: you’ll want to sing Beyoncé, drink a lot of vodka and leave your ex an emotional voicemail at 3am. But ther...

The Break Up Rebrand - An Introduction

Lucy Horobin | Posted 22.01.2017 | 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 04.10.2016 | 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?