What To Do When You Can’t Let Go

You know it’s the only way to feel better. Books and websites tell you to do this. Your friends and family say it’s the best way to move forward, but you just can’t seem to let go. You’ve tried to let go of your relationship or marriage that’s now ended, but it feels impossible. As […]

One Powerful Way to Get Relief from Broken Heart Pain

“People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh These words are true for so many people and especially so after a breakup or divorce. Nobody wants to be in emotional pain.  Nobody wants to suffer with sadness, […]

Can You (Should You) Be Friends with Your Ex?

When Kim and Jeff decided to end their marriage, their top priority was to make this transition as easy on their kids as possible. They didn’t want their young children to be scarred for life by feuding parents who can’t stand to be in the same room together. So, as they worked together to draw […]

“Turn the Car Around!” 4 Things to Do if Your Marriage is Headed for Divorce

A relationship can be a lot like taking a road trip. You start out excited and eager. You and your partner are thrilled to be together. You hang on one another’s every word and you truly have fun and plenty of passion together. At some point, the trip becomes a little routine. You’ve passed about […]

Don’t Let Facebook Ruin Your Relationship

Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter have revolutionized the way that we interact with one another. Physical distance means nothing if you have internet access and an account. You can learn about the birth of your cousin’s baby even if they live across the country. You can see pictures of your best friend from […]

How to Move Beyond Feeling “Torn Apart” After the Divorce

You might be feeling “torn apart” after your  divorce. Perhaps it was a huge surprise to you. You truly had no idea that your partner was going to end your marriage. Even if you could see the breakup coming and it wasn’t a surprise, it’s likely that you still feel broken-hearted. As much as you […]

Broken Heart Basics

After a divorce or relationship breakup you may feel overwhelmed by your emotions and life in general. Especially if ending the relationship was not your idea, the broken heartedness you feel may make it difficult to just get through the day. You probably want to heal your broken heart and to feel some relief. You […]

Distraction Doesn’t Work!: 3 Suggestions that WILL Help You Heal Your Broken Heart

Annie has tried taking classes at a community center. She’s joined a book club, a philanthropy group and she’s started volunteering at the local dog shelter. When she’s not at the office working, she’s keeping herself non-stop busy But Annie still cannot sleep at night. She continues to feel overwhelmed and all torn up inside […]

The Most Important Question to Ask When You Have the Urge to Get Back Together with Your Ex

Joe hasn’t been able to sleep and he’s lost his appetite since he and his long-term girlfriend, Cheri, broke up– and it’s been over a month since she moved out. The biggest goal for Joe right now is to find a way to convince Cheri to give him a second chance. He regrets the mistakes […]

“Can My Relationship Be Saved? Advice to Help You Decide Whether to Stay or Go After an Affair

“My relationship is completely broken and shattered into millions of tiny pieces,” Ellen thinks to herself. She recently found out that her husband Gary has been having an affair. As betrayed as Ellen feels, at this moment she cannot contemplate what life would be like without Gary. It frightens and grieves her to even contemplate […]

Marriage Advice About the #1 Question Most Married Couples Ask

So what do you think the #1 relationship question most married people ask themselves at some time during their marriage? Have you ever thought about it? Even in happy marriages (ours included), this question rolls through almost everyone’s mind at some point. If things aren’t going so well in your marriage, it comes up a […]