recovering from a breakup

May 22, 2015

5 Questions Newly-Single People DON'T Want to Hear

Helping someone get through a breakup is hard, especially if you're asking the wrong questions.

Aug 21, 2014

Is It Still a Breakup If You Were Never Official?

You make out with a guy at a party, you text him on and off for a couple of weeks, you sleep together and hang out…but he’s still not your boyfriend.

Jul 30, 2014

The 7 Perks of Having a Broken Heart

When you’re in the thick of a broken heart, it’s hard to see any good in it. It’s hard to see any good in anything — a gorgeous day, a delicious meal, a great work out, your favorite movie — it all seems blah and bland and somehow reminds you of that person you just can’t be with anymore.

You Should NOT Text Your Ex. EVER. Here's Visual Proof!

We put all this effort into getting over our ex boos and boyfriends and more often than not, they’ve already moved on – and possibly deleted our numbers. Ouch.

Jun 28, 2014

I Lost My Virginity on Wednesday, And I Regret It

“Before we start talking about emotions, let’s establish this – we both want to have sex with each other,” he said. “We should at least give it a try before we say how we’ll feel afterwards. And if that happens, we’ll just talk about it like we’re doing now.” I thought that that was fair. And I’ve always been the kind to try anything once.

Jun 7, 2014

On Rebuilding Your Life After Loss

The older I get, the more I see how many forms real loss can take. Whether in the form of a lost friendship, the passing of a loved one, the loss of a relationship, loss is real. Loss is physically painful. Loss is absolute. And loss is not forgotten.

Jun 2, 2014

May 11, 2014

18 Lies We Tell Ourselves After Romantic Rejection

Because at day’s end, it’s his loss and my gain.

Mar 31, 2014

Why I Changed For A Guy And Don't Regret It

Despite having absolutely the worst relationship of my life with my ex, let's call him Ex, I regret none of the changes I made for him in those 2 years. He made me feel like a shitty person most of the time, but in the midst of all of that, there were nuggets of truth.

Mar 26, 2014

Who Gets to Keep You When Two of Your Friends Stop Dating Each Other?

You’re now either going to get caught somewhere in the middle of them or else you’re going to pick a side. Or THEY are going to decide who should get to keep you as a contact on their iPhone.

Mar 22, 2014

To the Girls Who've Been Ghosted, This Song's For You

I double-dog dare you to shoot the link to a douchebag that’s currently ignoring you. Because it's NOT like he’ll respond ANYWAY.

Mar 9, 2014

7 Signs That He Wants That Old Thing Back, As Shown By The Stars

When it’s real, you’ll try your damndnest to keep it going. And we can't knock you wrongdoers for trying.

Feb 4, 2014

Can a Relationship Get a Second Chance?

It’s over. Time to move on and move on forever. You had your shot, you took it, and it didn’t work out for one reason or many. Blame timing. Blame the fact that he/she had the emotional awareness of Honey Boo Boo. Blame whatever you want. Time passes. But people can change, though.

Jan 28, 2014

So You're "On a Break" With Your Boyfriend. What are the Rules?

Two of the most important ways to survive the break is to establish what the rules of the break will be (before you ACTUALLY take the break), and to respect those rules. This makes us ask: what are the rules?

Jan 21, 2014

How To Survive A "Break"

Without a doubt, this is the most critical time for what you two have and could have. So here are some general guidelines and helpful tips to make sure you get the answer that’s clearest, sanest, and right for you.

Dec 11, 2013

Our Breakup Playlist Will Help Heal Your Heart

Sometimes you just need to stay at home, cry it out, and scream insults about your ex into your pillow. Whatever you do, just know that you're not alone. We've created the perfected playlist to help you through your alone time. Songs range from moods of wanting to get back together to never seeing your ex to revenge mode.