Breaking Up

So He's Cheated On You

Sara Davison | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

Whatever conclusions we draw of the other woman it is not where our focus needs to be. It's a fruitless and painful exercise with no positive outcome. What has happened is already done. We have to hold our heads high and realise that we have a life to live.

Stop Domestic Psychological Abuse Now

Sara Davison | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

Victims will often protect their abusers in public for fear of any repercussions at home. They will act the loving couple so that nobody suspects and even to convince themselves that things are not as bad as they are. It is often only when the abuse has gone too far and there is no way back that the victim will confide in a close friend or family member.

The Ugly Truth, of January

Ava Cooper | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ava Cooper

A faltering sex life, tensions over finances, and different goals in life, tend to be the biggest causes for conflicts with a spouse, but in most cases no one willingly wants to end their marriage, they simply want something extra for themselves, without causing hurt to anyone else.

How To Get Over Being Dumped

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In a perfect world, our idea of a break-up is mutual, not accompanied by a lot of Sauvignon Blanc and the next Mr Right looks like David Gandy. Bu...

Dad Leaves Note For His Son After Breakup

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

After a young Imgur user by the name of Jugeezy was dropped by his girlfriend of two years, he took out his anguish on the drums. Fortunately, he also...

Heartbreak Healer

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 21.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

Meditation combined with visualization (mental rehearsal) can help you to rid yourself of toxic emotions, and re-open the possibility for love and joy once again.

Can Divorce Damage Your Health More If You Are A Man?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Divorce is stressful even if you know it is for the best in the long run, and most couples are so focussed on the ending of the relationship that they...

Breaking Up, Being Single, and Moving On

Laura Jane Williams | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Jane Williams

"I'm not happy anymore," they finally say. You knew, but needed to hear it anyway. It's a test: go on. Do it. See if you can hurt me. They do and it stings. Still, you're an independent woman- you've taken bigger knocks than this.

The Winner Takes It All

Charlotte Friedman | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Friedman

What has been taken is not just financial, it is a feeling of taking life as it was known, friends, holidays, family set up, lifestyle - the list is endless. There are no winners, because each person feels diminished in some way.

Taking a Break From Your Breakup

Hayley Samela | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Hayley Samela

You've just broken up with your boyfriend and the overwhelming advice and 'pick yourself up' tips from friends and family start flooding in. Those words might make you feel better, maybe for a moment or so, but the ugly truth is any real breakup, regardless of who initiated it, needs time and space.

A Beginner's Guide to Breaking It Off: The Phone Call

The Guyliner | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Even though your unfortunate dumpee is always contactable, keep your head in the 1960s. Nobody wants to be in the supermarket or at a club when they receive the news that the chords of their parachute into lifelong companionship have been severed.

A Beginner's Guide to Breaking It Off: The Text

The Guyliner | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Is there ever a nice way to bid adieu to an affair of the heart? Is the blow any less crushing because you have communicated it via a gift-wrapped box of (live) white doves, after an afternoon of champagne or during a shuddering orgasm? Probably not.

WATCH: How To Break Up Like They Do In The Movies

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Comedy

Whether you've just been dumped or are looking to dump someone - or just like movies! - we think there's definitely some consolation/inspiration to be...

Anti-Valentine's Day Escapes

Polly Allen | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Polly Allen

With the cheese-fest that is Valentine's Day fast approaching, it's time to get your exit strategy in place. For whatever reason (you're recently heart-broken, perpetually single and cynical, or you just happen to have taste), here are the places where you're most likely to be left untroubled by lovebirds.

2013 - Divorced or Separated - It's Going to Be the Year It All Worked Out

Charlotte Friedman | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Friedman

If you are separated or divorced, then 2013 will hold all sorts of anxieties and fears about what it may bring. It can feel like a long road of conflict and hostility and it can feel like an overwhelming amount of loss or emptiness. Although it may not seem like this right now, it is a fact that divorce is an end, but it is also very much a new beginning.

On the First Day of Christmas I Crossed You Off My List

Charlotte Friedman | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Friedman

Coping with divorce is not only about the immediate emotional impact of loss, it can also be coping with knowing that the ex is with someone else or there is a family or friends gathering somewhere that you used to be a part of.

The Role of Facebook in Divorce

Charlotte Friedman | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Friedman

It is easy now in a way that it never was before, to find out about a partners' infidelity through social media. Unfortunately, it is not just the revelation that is so accessible, but much more.

WATCH: How To Break Up In IKEA, The Easy Way

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Comedy

IKEA is a hotbed of cheap wardrobes, tasty meatballs and angry, arguing couples. After all, though you may aim to nip in and nip out, you always l...