Fifty Percent of Marriages Ending in Divorce?

It is one of those statistics we’ve accepted as fact: More than half of marriages end up in a divorce. It’s all over the internet, in books about relationships, even quoted by prominent TV advice and relationship “guru”. Over fifty percent of the US couples get divorced. That whole “till death do us apart seems really hypocritical and far-fetched. Should we blame the death of marriage on moral decay of today’s consumer society, twitter-quick attention span of today’s youth, ...

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Guilt Over a Breakup

There are several things I have discovered and a few lessons I learned (some the hard way) during my breakup and my divorce. One of the biggest revelations I had during my last break up: It doesn’t matter all that much who pulls the plug on the relationship. It is just as difficult and painful to say “it’s over between us” as it is to get dumped. Getting the bad news — whether you ...

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Quotes about heartbreak

After my relationship ended, I was looking for ways to ease the pain of my heartbreak. I realized that there is no such thing as “quick fix”. No magic pill that would get me through the difficult times.

But I also found comfort in knowing that I was not alone. Almost every adult has at some point  gone through the same painful ordeal of a break up or a divorce.

Some of the greatest art, paintings, poetry and music were born out ...

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Tips to get over a breakup

I was not ready for the breakup. Not at all. “It’s over. I’m leaving.” Those words, like a sharp razor cut right through my soul. Emptiness, sorrow, and sadness filled the days and weeks that followed. I could not sleep, I couldn’t not eat, I could not even think straight. It felt as if the heartache would never go away.

“Don’t worry. You’ll get over it. Time will heal all wounds.” I know my friends meant well but all that advice ...

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Seven Tips to Get Over a Break Up

Some relationships are meant to last a life time. Take my grandparents — they were together 52 years. But it doesn’t always work out that way. Over time, some relationships flourish and some dissolve. When a couple grows apart, it doesn’t mean that either one is a bad person, but rather that they’ve learned all that they needed to from the other, and that it’s time to move on.

Tina Su from Think Simple Now offers seven helpful tips to ...

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You’re Not Alone in Your Heartbreak

I remember not that long ago going through one of the most difficult times of my life. Days filled with a dull, physical pain, sorrow and emptiness. Yes, support from my close friends and family was helpful, but I still felt isolated and alone at times.If you’re going through a difficult breakup or a divorce, know that you are NOT alone.

Journalist, writer and kindred spirit Rea de Miranda offers these warm words of encouragement for those going through the pain:

There ...

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Getting through Divorce, Separation or Heartbreak

Perfect relationship, the love of your life, “happily ever after” with your soulmate…

And then it came crushing down. Painful breakup, maybe separation, or worse – a divorce. Sonya Green teaches people how to reinvent themselves, recreate their lives after a painful breakup through meditation. She offers this excellent insight:

Love and death are the two life experiences which really compel us to look at life and the nature of reality. The loss of love, such as a divorce, the ...

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Dr. Phil’s Advice on Healing a Broken Heart

“It’s over. Now what?” You may be afraid that that feeling of emptiness and loss after a breakup or a divorce will NEVER go away. The emotions of a breakup or a divorce are like NO OTHER experience.

Famous  relationship expert Dr. Phil offers this advice:

There’s no question that breakups can be painful, and that it’s difficult to trust and love again. But there are ways to get past the pain. Here is some of Dr. Phil’s advice for healing the ...

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