Breakups

A Lucky Escape From the Handsome Guy With Control Issues

The Guyliner | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

When the first glitch in a courtship appears, it's like that moment when you realise that to get that super fast, super cheap internet, you need to fork out for line rental. Matthew's 'line rental' was his need to have a say in absolutely everything we did together.

The Effects of Cheating on the Person You Cheat On

Stacey Lucas | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stacey Lucas

Think before you cheat on someone. The outcome is never good. You hurt people along the way. If you think you are going to cheat, end the relationship you are in before you hurt them or better still realise what a great person you are with and just don't cheat.

Conversations Not to Have at the Beginning of a Relationship

Katy Horwood | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

Despite being an open-minded chap, breezy about subjects sexual and seemingly unfazed with the idea that a girlfriend might have had lovers in the past, he expressed, in no uncertain terms, that as a rule, things from the past should be left in the past and not discussed at length in the present. 

If You're Breaking Up With Someone By Text, Use Spell Check

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Tech

The modern world is a complex social arena, in which even the most straightforward person has to move with the guile and deviousness of a political ni...

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You See a Couple Counsellor

Suzi Godson | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Don't try to convince your therapist that you are the 'good one' in the relationship. There isn't a good one in most marriages and you won't make any progress if one, or both of you, refuse to take responsibility for your contribution to the crisis.

Full Circle

Nicola Six | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nicola Six

In the car the phone is hooked up to loud speaker and a call comes through as we whizz through an underpass. It's a woman's voice, high pitched and breathy, speaking in an unknown Eastern European language. They have a short conversation and after she hangs up I start giggling and ask who the hell it was... "It was my wife" he said flatly.

Five Signs You're in a Dead End Relationship

Liz Marie | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

Every relationship goes through normal highs and lows, but if you seem to be stuck in the lows more often than not, it might be time to consider if you're in a dead end relationship. Here are the top five surprising signs that you're romance isn't going anywhere, fast.

Gwyneth and Gloria: How Times Have Changed

Georgina Barnard | Posted 26.05.2014 | 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 09.05.2014 | 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 04.05.2014 | 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.