Break Ups

People Are Sharing The Most Awful Thing Their Exes Ever Did To Them

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's a reason exes are exes. Whether they're thoughtless, weird or just plain mean, it's often best to leave them in the past and move on to better...

Why Relationships Break Down

Sonja Lewis | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sonja Lewis

Relationships break down for many reasons, whether as a result of distrust, betrayal, ineffective communication or other issues. And not just romantic relationships: family relationships, friendships, business relations, and so on, can all be subject to a fallout for one reason or another.

The Best Singles Holidays After a Break-Up

Cathy Winston | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cathy Winston

Straight after a break-up might not seem like the best time to get your passport and suitcase out. But even if you'd rather crawl away and hide, travel is one of my top solutions to a broken heart.

Going Though A Break-Up? This App Will Cure Your Blues

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Tech

When you're going through a break-up, there's not much that can stop you from crying six times a day. But as the saying goes; 'there's an app for that...

Where Did You Go? - Here's The Right Way to Wrap up a Relationship

Katy Horwood | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

Everything about dating is lazy these days and it's a pity, because the irony is, the more effort you put into a project, be it within a work context, when raising children, nurturing friendships or forming romantic relationships - the more return you're going to get.

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, 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...