Break Ups

This Is Why It's Never A Good Idea To Go For Drinks With Your Ex

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Picture the scenario: Your ex gets in touch and asks if you want to go for a drink. You'll probably be tempted to say yes, even if it's just out of...

The Break-Up Translation Guide

Mandatory | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Comedy

What do people really mean when they break up with their significant other? This video translates all of the common break-up lines into the true reaso...

Five Clauses You Need In Your Cohabitation Agreement

Hayley McCall | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Hayley McCall

Unthinkable as a breakup in the future might be, it is both responsible and sensible to prepare in the present by entering into a cohabitation agreement. This will ensure that your 'happily ever after' will not degrade into an ever-lasting legal nightmare if you ever do part ways.

Six Ways I'm Embracing Single Life This January

Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Hinde

Relationships are great, but they can also chip away at your personality until you and your other half become like some strange merged personality rather than your own separate entities. Now, I'm ready to become me again - one whole, rather than a half.

Dumped Woman Sells Ex-Husband's Half Of Bali Trip On eBay

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An Australian woman who husband walked out on her is getting her sweet revenge - by selling his place on a luxury trip to Bali on eBay. Sarah-Jane ...

You're Not Marilyn Monroe, Babe

Katie Beswick | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Beswick

The internet is awash with hazy black and white pictures of Maz looking smoking, with 'if you can't handle me at my worst, you don't deserve me at my best' printed over her beautiful face in a cursive font. They're always posted by single women. And I want to take this opportunity to say to those single women, stop it. Stop it now.

Man Sends 15 Chicks To Ex Girlfriend In The Post...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Break-ups bring out the worst in us (and our exes). Once upon a time your relationship was all fun and games, and suddenly you both become utter weird...

How to Handle Your Ex Moving on First

E J Rosetta | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
E J Rosetta

The lesbian break up is an astounding affair. It can either result in our famous "lez be friends" scenario, or go through a hormone induced, highly dramatic block-a-thon and selection of storm-outs that would make a pantomime villain proud.

Woman Lives In KFC For A Week To Get Over Her Break-Up

CEN | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A woman dumped by her boyfriend spent an entire week sitting in a KFC eating chicken wings. Depressed Tan Shen, 26, from Chengdu, in China’s sout...

Amicable Divorce Is Just as Damaging for Children

Sara Davison | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

Many divorcing parents struggle to identify the best approach for the children. It is a roller coaster at the best of times and when you throw children into the mix it becomes a minefield of emotional management.

When Your Boyfriend Loses His Lover

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louisa Leontiades

In an open relationship you have experiences which are a rarity in other people's lives. You welcome jealousy as a teacher. You challenge what a relationship really means. But the questions that are asked and answered in the polyamorous literature rarely cover the topic... what to do when your boyfriend is grieving the loss of his lover.

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.

Guy Breaks Up With GF Using Memes, Tweets It

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Tech

Kane Zipperman is either a very funny man, or a very funny man who has just genuinely broken up with his cheating ex girlfriend and then tweeted it. ...

How to Heal a Broken Heart

Katy Horwood | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

In a situation where a person finds themselves 'dumped' the chances are they are unlikely to be of sane enough mind to walk down the street without collapsing in a crumpled heap, much less, select a suitable aromatherapy treatment. They will feel rage, they will feel fury, they will feel a burning resentment and bitterness for every man walking the planet.

Women Don't Mess About When It Comes to Ending a Relationship

Michael Kallenbach | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Kallenbach

An unhappy relationship or marriage should be ended quickly rather than it being dragged out over months. It seems that women want to move on quicker than men when it comes to recovering from a failed match.

Valentine's Day or Breakup Day, How Will You Be Celebrating February 14?

Esther Hayden | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Esther Hayden

Not all break ups are being commemorated with a bitter streak and companies are emerging to promote celebrating not the end of a relationship, but as Jay Ryan, co-founder of breakupgems.com, says 'embarking on a new chapter in your life and rejuvenating yourself'.

WATCH: Couple Breaks Up In 154 Movie Titles

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat to New York-based internet comedy troupe POYKPAC for this very satisfying gem: a comedy sketch about a couple breaking up in a restau...

Revealed: The Number One Reason For Divorce

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Roughly 1 in 3 couples in the UK end up divorcing - but what's the main reason? Contrary to what you might expect, it's not money, sex or bad communic...

WATCH: Relationship Red Flags: Here's Why You Broke Up

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

No idea why you broke up? As we head into 'Christmas Curse' aka break-up season, here are some excellent relationship red flags from the folk at B...

How To Mend A Broken Heart: The Science Behind Heartbreak

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Anyone who has ever been on the receiving end of a breakup knows exactly how heartbreak feels. For those who don't: imagine your heart being ripped ou...

Five Divorce Related Traits That Can Derail Your Career

Liz Copeland | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Copeland

Divorce or relationship breakdown can lead to emotional meltdown. Most of us try to hold it together in the workplace but that isn't always possible. But if you proudly feel that you are really, really under control, just use this check-list to see if divorce is affecting your life in the workplace.

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?

The Trick To Not Getting Divorced

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Large families may mean - for some siblings - a childhood of second hand clothes and battles at the dinner table over the last piece of bacon, but the...

The Problem With Being 'Single'

Natasha Chowdory | Posted 01.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Chowdory

Is being 'single' so awful that we need to be reminded that 'it can be awesome'?! I don't know if I'm being odd or if I just don't understand. But why is being 'single' an issue?

What's the Deal With "Revenge Surgery"?

Dr Patrick Bowler | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Patrick Bowler

Youn reports that in his experience the largest proportion of new divorcees are seeking a "back on the market" cosmetic enhancement, or looking to get the procedure that previous partners might otherwise have frowned upon. It is, I believe, a journey of empowerment, a way of "fixing" the broken insides by changing the outside.