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 […]

Is Jealousy Really SO Terrible?

What do you tell yourself when you feel jealous? “Everybody gets jealous.” “A ‘little’ jealousy is good for my relationship.” “I’ve got this jealousy thing under control.” “Jealousy only shows my partner how much I care.” “Jealousy really isn’t so terrible!”  You try to convince yourself that the worried, angry, insecure and upset way you […]

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, […]

Break Down Your Barriers to Love

“Love stinks!” Gretchen declared to her friends over drinks after work one evening. She has begun to tell other people that she’s “given up on a relationship” because she’s pretty sure that the kind of love and connection she used to envision herself having is just not possible. Gretchen has had more than her share […]

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 […]

Ready for a Relationship Miracle?

Jackie is devastated. She knew that her marriage to Craig wasn’t in the best shape, but she had no idea how unhappy and emotionally separated they both felt. When Jackie opened an email from one of Craig’s co-workers, she thought it was about the company’s annual picnic…she was floored when she realized this was the […]

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 […]

Heal Your Broken Heart– Even When It Feels Like You’ve Been Kicked in the Gut!

When a betrayal or breakup happens, it can be quite emotionally painful. Finding out that your partner cheated, being told that your love is leaving you or similar scenarios can leave you feeling broken hearted. In fact, experiences like this can leave you feeling like you’ve been kicked in the gut! Your breakup might have […]