Breakups

Gwyneth and Gloria: How Times Have Changed

Georgina Barnard | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Georgina Barnard

When Gloria slammed the door, she probably just popped on a vinyl, poured herself a White Russian and got on with her life. Because, unlike us, she didn't have the option of going online, logging on to Facebook and literally looking back...

Exercise Your Way Through A Breakup

Nicole Ettinger | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nicole Ettinger

I urge the broken hearted to get off the sofa, put down your Ben & Jerry's and take up a form of sport - it doesn't matter what it is but just get moving. Not only will this heal the heart and mind, but remember you are now single so you want to get in shape!

Fewer Young Marriages Are Breaking Down, But the Millions Who Choose Not to Marry Are a Cause for Concern

James R Brown | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK
James R Brown

It's time for the government to acknowledge the reality of modern relationships and ensure the law keeps pace, otherwise we risk returning to the bad old days when lower-earning partners in a failing relationship were terrified to leave for fear of the life they would face on their own.

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'.

Five Love Lessons I've Learned From My Ex-Boyfriends

Liz Marie | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

A lot of things can come out of heartbreak. For me, breakups always entailed a lot more free time, the ability to focus solely on myself and a few love lessons. Here are my favourite ones below, all the credit goes to my (unnamed) ex-boyfriends. Thanks gents!

Might as Well Face It - You're Addicted to Love

Joey Rayner | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joey Rayner

It never dawned on us that we were actively choosing these toxic relationships as a way of avoiding having to look at what was really going on inside of us underneath all the romantic drama.

French Affairs Really Are Different

Dr Catherine Hakim | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Catherine Hakim

Affairs get a negative press in Anglo-Saxon countries, where they are discussed in terms of infidelity, adultery, cheating, dishonesty, and betrayal. Four-fifths of people in Britain condemn affairs as always wrong - even though two-thirds do not regard sex as a central part of marriage.

17 Reasons I'm Still in Love With You

Mark Radcliffe | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Radcliffe

Believe me, I don't want to be. It would be a lot easier if I wasn't. You've got another life now. I'm long out of it. You had another path to pursue and I even encouraged it. But: Your voice. Ugh. It slays me. I still have five of your messages in my Voicemail.

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.

Would You Like to Know How to Avoid the Annual Break-up Season?

Claire Brummell | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Brummell

Our response to stress often has us drawing battle lines against the person with whom you could instead be creating a battle strategy WITH. So if you notice yourself dropping into 'confrontation mode' with your partner, here are a few simple steps to help you get back in each other's corner again.

But... I Love You

Lana Citron | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Lana Citron

I wonder if it's a female thing this propensity to apportion blame on oneself for a relationship disaster. I can't recall many of my male friends blaming themselves for their love affairs going tits up... whether it is or isn't gender specific, it's a meaningless moan.

'Get This F**king Mattress Out Of My Life': Best Online Ad Ever

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Comedy

SEE ALSO: Celebrities Who Look Like Mattresses: Unofficial Walthamstow Tourist Board Takes Facebook By Storm (PICTURES) The first stage of a breaku...

Getting Through a Divorce - How to Survive the Five Stages of 'EX'

Margaret Manning | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Margaret Manning

It is time now to build a new life, shape a new career, make new friends, and even fall in love again. Don't worry if you fall along the way. Now, it's time to be fearless. Build courage one step at a time. Life is short.

After the Affair: Coping With Guilt

Marina Pearson | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Pearson

"I feel so guilty I had the affair," She said. "I really wish I hadn't, I don't even know why I did it. What was I thinking?" This is a very typical response from women who I have coached, who are living with (what I now call) affair guilt.

Anger Management: Why Let Go of Anger Towards Your Ex

Marina Pearson | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Pearson

Nine times out of 10 my clients come to me because they are angry and hurt at their ex because they feel betrayed by him or because in their mind he has done something wrong. Whatever the situation is, it's really important to let go of the bitterness, as the only person it really hurts is you.

Tattoo Fail: Bad Breakup Sees Ex-Girlfriend Ink Transformed Into A Skull (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK

So that tattoo of your girlfriend seemed like such a good idea at the time. Then she ran off with your best friend, leaving you with nothing but t...

Relationship Advice Women Can Learn From The Disney Princesses

Brandon Wade | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Brandon Wade

Although I cannot be 100% sure on whether Walt Disney intended it or not, relationship advice can be taken from each of the princesses.

How to Get Over Your Ex Once and for All

Liz Marie | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

Breaking up with someone you care about is never easy, and it might feel like you'll never love again. Once the initial shock of the breakup wears off, it doesn't mean that your feelings magically disappear as well--if only it were that easy.

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.

The True Cost of Divorce

Charlotte Friedman | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Friedman

It is unusual that a divorce ends in criminal proceedings and prison, but we would do well to hold in mind in this extreme case, what can happen when we let our actions get the better of us.

Love Hearts and Tears - What Does Valentine's Day Mean to a Separated Person?

Charlotte Friedman | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Friedman

Why is it that when you are divorced or separated, everything seems to conspire to make you believe that the whole world is in love, in a couple and living in a blissful idyll?

The Five Reasons You Are Being Held Back From Moving On

Marina Pearson | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Pearson

"I can't move on!", "I miss him still" "Will I ever move on?" These are just some of the cries that I hear my clients make when they have gone through a relationship breakdown.

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?

War Baby

Lana Citron | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lana Citron

Perhaps I should brush over this week. It was not a happy one. I was not a happy person. I hated everyone and everything. This was compounded by the official and public confirmation that the Glam Rocker's band would be supporting Lady Gaga on her worldwide tour, which meant I would be mothering it, alone.

A Bittersweet Date With the Guy Who Dared Me to Say It Was Over

The Guyliner | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

We have slept together only twice, the last time such an amazing display of sexual incompatibility it should have been sketched for a textbook on how not to do it. I was left with merely an aching arm and a throb I had to alleviate alone.