Breakups

Power Snapping: The Psychology Of The Brexit Election

Karen Woodall | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Politics
Karen Woodall

Ms May as our mother figure has given us the power to decide, she has made it clear it is our responsibility not hers. On a psychological level it is a master stroke leaving us with the decisions to make not her. The ball is now in our court, what we do next will affect generations to come.

The 16 Stages Of Being Zombied

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Because we can’t be trusted with nice things, the world of dating apps has brought with it a whole host of terminology to describe all the terrible ...

Is 'Semi-Separating' The New Divorce?

Sara Davison | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

Often there is a slow and natural drifting apart that takes place as the relationship comes to an end. There are three stages in the semi-separating process before the final decision to divorce is made.

This Guy Staged A Breakup Photoshoot With His Ex-Girlfriend And Accidentally Became A Meme

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re sick of seeing photos of loved-up couples on your timeline, let us introduce you to Harrison Bach and Jackie Martin. The pair broke up in ...

These Are The Worst Ways To Break Up With Someone

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Breaking up with someone is never easy, but there’s no need to make it harder than it has to be. On Reddit, people have been sharing their opinions...

Surviving V-Day!

Sarah Hall | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Hall

Seems crazy, but ever since Boxing Day the shelves of local and national stores have been packed with gifts and goodies to tempt people in relationships to buy something for their loved one to celebrate the one day a year when it is expected that your spouse will show they care!

An Open Letter To A Parent Going Through A Break Up

Roxanne Louise | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Parents
Roxanne Louise

Your world has been flipped upside down.You feel completely out of control and the sadness and agony is probably like nothing you have ever experienced. What makes this situation more difficult is the fact that it's not just two people who have split, it's a family.

'Amicable' Divorce App Let's You Separate Cheaply Using Your Phone

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

January has long been dubbed “divorce season” due to the high number of couples who choose to part ways in the new year. If you’re among them, y...

This Sweary Colouring Book Will Get You Through Your January Breakup

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

January is notorious for breakups. But thankfully there’s a colouring book to help you grab single life by the horns in 2017. Edwina McName’s late...

If You Breakup With Someone - Do It With Class

Jordi Sinclair | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jordi Sinclair

That was before the whole "Tinder" age took over and things have obviously reached a new low. The amount of terrible texts, emails, voicemails and even EMOJIS used to breakup with people is now beyond a joke. And it needs to stop.

Is Christmas The Season To Break-Up?

Sara Davison | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

Family law firms always see a sharp rise in clients in the New Year. In fact the first working Monday of the year is known as Divorce Day as they rece...

Getting Through Life Is Harder Than I First Thought

Kieran Goodwin | Posted 10.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Kieran Goodwin

My name is Kieran. You may know me from running my own charity called the World Youth Organization. Something I am incredibly passionate about, and something I work tirelessly at every day. But behind closed doors and into my private life, things have most definitely changed.

Guy's Post-Breakup Snapchats Are Nothing Short Of Genius

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us hit the ice cream hard after a tough breakup, but not snapchat user Azam College. He decided to mark his newfound singledom by sending a se...

The Emotional Journey of Divorce: From Anger and Anxiety to Acceptance and Moving On

Mary Banham-Hall | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mary Banham-Hall

Everything can be sorted out, agreed and put behind you, you can move on from the conflict of the past and through dialogue and bargaining to acceptance and to a new and brighter future. You will have come up the other side of the rollercoaster and will be able to look back with relief on the journey you have accomplished - and be glad it is behind you.

Man's Fitbit Shows His Heart Rate Dropping After His Girlfriend Moves Out

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us shed a tear or two after a break up, but not Imgur user Johnny Bags. On Monday Bags uploaded a screen shot taken from his Fitbit to the si...

Get Over That Break-Up! How to Prepare Yourself Psychologically for Dating

Dr Becky Spelman | Posted 04.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Becky Spelman

The only solution for your lifetime of happiness is to start with yourself, and prepare (and often repair) your self-esteem to a level where you can and will be happy if you are on your own. Once you have achieved this, then dating becomes a joyful experience of meeting people who could potentially join your life, and provide even greater happiness.

Why We Need Social Media Break-Up Coordinators

Caroline Sinders | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech
Caroline Sinders

The point is is that as users we are still figuring out what the 'right' things are to do, and what social protocol is. It's hard to suss out what what is 'right' and what is 'wrong.' The point of Social Media Break Up Coordinator sessions were to help people figure out what they wanted to do so we could figure out how to do it.

Top Tips for Surviving the Trauma of Divorce and Separation

Mary Banham-Hall | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mary Banham-Hall

Try to understand what the other person is saying. Don't just think how to argue back. Unless there's serious abuse, try not to communicate through other people, especially people who think they're helping by taking sides.

Why Do People Break Up on or Around Valentines Day, and How Do You Handle It

Sara Davison | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

The sad and rather ironic fact is there is always an increase in break-ups around Valentines Day. At a time when many couples are planning a romantic evening, buying each other cards and celebrating their love it seems strange that this is a peak time for splits.

People Are Sharing Heartbreaking Texts For Their Ex-Partners

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

No matter how old we get, we all remember our first love. But what would you say to yours if you had the chance? A new photo project is letting peo...

Do Prenups Make Divorce Easier?

Sara Davison | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

It is not an easy subject to broach and many don't want to take the risk of jeopardising their relationship. However you can make your prenup work for both of you. By working together to ensure both parties have a settlement that they would be happy with should the marriage come to an end it can set the tone for an open and honest relationship.

The Wonderful Things About Break-Ups

Laura Jopson | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Jopson

Let's not dwell. Everyone knows that breaking up is hard and for a while it is best not to do anything. You are a grenade and you will, at random, explode and do inadvisable things. It's your rite of passage to do this, so don't worry about that part.

How to Let Go of Your Ex After a Break-Up

Sara Davison | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

She was completely overwhelmed with sadness and an acute sense of loss. She had a high flying career and was angry at herself for falling apart yet she had no control over the crying or the obsessing over what she might have done wrong.

What I'd Tell Her Daughter About Heartbreak

Adele Barlow | Posted 27.12.2016 | UK Parents
Adele Barlow

Fast-forward fifteen years; her mother and I sit on the couch; this little girl is now at university but home for the holidays and she walks in and bursts into tears, freshly dumped by her boyfriend.

Couple's Who Cohabit Before Marriage Are Less Likely to Divorce

Sara Davison | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

The latest statistics show that the UK divorce rate has fallen by almost 3% between 2012 and 2013. The study shows that couples married after 2000 are less likely to get divorced than their parents.