Breakups

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 27.01.2016 | 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 20.01.2016 | 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 07.01.2016 | 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 29.12.2015 | 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 25.11.2015 | 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.

Bumping Into Your Ex!

Sara Davison | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

The reality is that life goes on and if your ex chose to end your relationship then they are not the person you hoped they were. It's better to find out now rather than later. Sometimes good things come to an end so better things can come together so it's not all doom and gloom.

Couple Break-Up On Delayed Flight, Woman Live Tweets Whole Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Being dumped in any public place is tough, but an aeroplane must be the worst place ever to go through a break-up. Kelly Keegs found herself sat ne...

Speed Up Your Break-Up Recovery

Sara Davison | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

Have you ever noticed how good it feels to help someone? It's strange how helping others can give you a boost too. Even the little things you do can make a huge difference to their day but it can also have a positive impact on your day too...

The Conundrum of 'You Complete Me'

Yazmin Joy Vigus | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yazmin Joy Vigus

Leaning on another person so much that you can't function without them isn't love, it's reliance, it's dependence, it makes love a necessity when it should be a choice. Love should always be a choice. A choice of actions, a choice of words, a choice of commitment.

Spring Clean Your Ex Out of Your Life

Sara Davison | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

Many of us get stuck in a rut after a break-up and find it hard to move forward. It can be hard to get over someone when they are constantly in your thoughts. Confidence and self-esteem always take a hit when it's not your choice to end the relationship and hiding away can be a good way of avoiding having to face up to this.

Life, Curve Balls and Yoga

Lindsey Brown | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lindsey Brown

Yoga is very much about being present, on and off the mat. By leading a more mindful life, the aim is to change the way we think about our experiences; being more aware of each moment, more accepting and less judgemental.

Souvenirs From Your Ex: 'No, You're Not Having That Back'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Break-ups are renowned for being incredibly crap. With the only consolation being that you might get to keep a souvenir (or two) of your time spent to...

How to Get Over the Love of Your Life in 24 Hours

Helen Keeler | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Helen Keeler

I was heartbroken. And then I accidentally got over him in 24 hours. Honestly. So here, based on exactly what I did, is a 20 step guide to curing heartbreak in just one day.

The Breakup Survival Guide (That Doesn't Include Positive Thinking)

Karen Young | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Young

Being with friends and family feeds the primal human need for connection and boosts oxytocin (the happy hormone). Before they leave they'll stack the dishwasher and tell you about the salsa dancing classes they've organised for both of you. Don't argue. Just go.

Have I Made a Mistake Choosing Divorce?

Sara Davison | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

After the initial January fresh start, how many people who are now in the process of divorce actually start thinking, have I made a mistake? Is it really worth it? How do I stay focused not he future? Will I ever move on?

Going Through A Breakup? This Will Make It Better (Honest)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're ringing in 2015 as a singleton then listen up... Right now you're probably feeling a bit pants and consoling yourself with gallons of Ben an...

January Break-Ups: How to Cope With the Early Stages of a Break-Up or Divorce

Sara Davison | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

There are numerous research studies out this month that show that January is the boom month for relationship break-ups. Apparently if you are married there is a one in five chance that you have considered breaking up this month.

Should I Get Back With My Ex For Christmas ?

Sara Davison | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

Christmas is traditionally a time for families to be together. This can heighten emotions, especially loneliness if you are single as the focus is on happy families at this time of year. It can really highlight the fact that you don't have that special someone to share it with and that can be hard to deal with.

Five Ways to Handle a Broken Heart During the Holidays

Liz Marie | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

While I'm sure you wish you could just hibernate from the world and re-emerge in the New Year, it's just not practical during the holidays when you have parties and family functions to attend. Here are some ways to handle a break-up during what is supposed to be the most wonderful time of year.

Four Reasons to Delete Your Ex on Facebook

Katy Horwood | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

Breaking up used to be easy. A big argument, a few weeks of heartbreak - but essentially a clean break and a swift recovery. Nowadays, not so much. Regardless of whether you actually speak to an ex or not, the temptation to 'check in' on them is always there.

How to Trust Someone Again After You've Been Hurt In Love

Danny Baker | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny Baker

The natural intention is to put up barriers around you and try to protect yourself by refusing to open up and trust anyone again-but if you do that, you could miss out on the joy of spending your life with someone great. Don't let that happen.

The Breakup Etiquette Guide for Facebook

Danielle Montgomery | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Tech
Danielle Montgomery

Since the rise of social networks, breakups no longer mean 'breaking up'. The process has been interrupted by the likes of Facebook in particular, where lives are lived online and access to your ex is just a click away.

Diary of a Breakdown: Crunch Time

Melanie Scagliarini | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Melanie Scagliarini

A few weeks ago I had a breakdown. It was pretty spectacular. A masterclass firework display engineered by a consummate pyrotechnic expert. No expense was spared as multicolours rained down from the sky in all shapes and forms. This episode was like something I never experienced before. I lost myself. Albeit just for a moment...

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.