Man Flies To China To Meet Online Girlfriend For First Time, Gets Stood Up

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A man was left heartbroken and hospitalised after he flew to China for a date with his online girlfriend who never turned up. Alexander Pieter Cirk, 4...

Beyoncé, Azealia Banks, Iggy Azalea: The Power Struggle Over Defining A Woman's Experience

Wemmy Ogunyankin | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Wemmy Ogunyankin

Asian and black women have a greater list of struggles than white women do. You don't need to tap into that racist bank to make a point, Becky already has a better deal than Ming Lee and Sha Nay Nay combined.

When You Fall for Someone Whilst Travelling...

Holly Whiting | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Holly Whiting

All I am saying is that it's not fun meeting the right person who's home is so far away. I guess my advice is although you can't choose who you fall for you can choose how you handle the situation and maybe some things are best left where you found them but if you're like me you often have to take the chance to find out.

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.

Love And Loss: I Am Not Okay, But Neuroscience Can Help

Jojo Furnival | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jojo Furnival

These were some of the last words I said to my beautiful boyfriend on Thursday afternoon, eyes swollen and soaked with tears, as he seriously debated whether or not to get hit by a car so that he could stay with me in the UK instead of boarding his flight home to Brisbane, Australia.

Going Though A Break-Up? This App Will Cure Your Blues

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Tech

When you're going through a break-up, there's not much that can stop you from crying six times a day. But as the saying goes; 'there's an app for that...

Is It Still Taboo or Can I Talk About It?

Clare Coyle | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Parents
Clare Coyle

I have blamed myself for not being 'healthy enough', for not losing enough weight before I became pregnant, for lifting heavy items, for having a glass of wine (before I found out). The list is endless.

Speed Up Your Break-Up Recovery

Sara Davison | Posted 20.05.2016 | 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...

Can You Ever Get Over A Broken Heart? Science Says Yes

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

What becomes of the broken hearted? If you've been enjoying thoughts of your ex pining after you, you may want to stop reading now. Scientists ...

Why Everyone Should Have A Relationship MOT.

Sacha Knop | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sacha Knop

If you buy a car, it has usually been serviced so it runs wonderfully smoothly for a while. And we so enjoy it when our car drives effortlessly. When it develops a problem, a fault, which the things we use do, we take it to the garage where an expert fixes it

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.

Why Woman Expecting 12th Child Would Rather Be A Single Mum

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who is expecting her twelfth child has said that she would rather be a single mum on benefits than stay with her cheating husband. Cheryl P...

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.

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.

When to Say 'F*ck That' to Gratitude

Claire Brummell | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Brummell

The challenge for a lot of us is that we try to use gratitude as a tool, to avoid, or distract ourselves from the other emotions we're feeling and experiencing. In short, to make ourselves feel better when we're really feeling something else instead.

Everybody Needs Their Heart Broken Once - It Makes You More Human

The Guyliner | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

I'm glad my heartbreak happened when it did, early on enough for me to realise it wasn't just my feelings that mattered. If you've been heartbroken, you'll know what I mean and if you haven't? Well, just pray that when your time comes it's swift and fixable - and that it comes before you break too many hearts yourself.

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.

How to Heal a Broken Heart

Katy Horwood | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

In a situation where a person finds themselves 'dumped' the chances are they are unlikely to be of sane enough mind to walk down the street without collapsing in a crumpled heap, much less, select a suitable aromatherapy treatment. They will feel rage, they will feel fury, they will feel a burning resentment and bitterness for every man walking the planet.

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.

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!

Seeking a New Route to Feeling Loved and Complete?

Tony Lobl | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Indeed, love probably means as many different things as there are people - from the unselfish care of a Mother Teresa to the heart-pounding passion of star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. Yet with Valentine's Day upon us it's the romantic variety tugging at our heartstrings, especially if we lack that special someone to share it with.

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.