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Summertime signifies the end of school, so if one or both of you are finishing school for the year, it seems like a natural time to make the break. There is no more exams or finals to deal with and he can go home to his buddies and family to regroup and mourn the end of the relationship. If you had to see each other... Read all »
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You kept in touch via the phone, emails and texting. You did this throughout the day. Every time you contact one another your heart skipped a beat. It is when you stopped getting in touch that trouble is on the way. It is only normal for all the phoning, emailing and texting to lessen but not to stop entirely. What is... Read all »
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Each one of you has to relearn how to be single, and it takes work and is often painful to go through. Being alone for the first time in awhile can be overwhelming, and too emotionally charged to try to work on negotiating a friendship with your ex.
Sometimes, the two of you may feel that you are going to be okay... Read all »
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Don't put off moving out if you have nothing lined up yet. Stay with one of your friends or family members and put your stuff in storage until you find something. Get out and look right away, and you may be lucky and find a nice flat in the neighborhood you want.
Since you are the one moving out, arrange to get... Read all »
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Being friends can help you both understand what went wrong in the relationship and how to be sure you won't make the same mistakes again in the next relationship. It forces you to look at your ex as he really is, not the bad guy that did you wrong, but as a fellow human with faults and all. Your relationship was not... Read all »
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It may be hard to understand, but you may need to spend less time with him so he can realize he misses you and wants you more. He may feel a little smothered, and by giving him a little space, he also gets to see that he needs you in his life.
Examine your relationship, and if the two of you have gotten a little... Read all »
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For other couples however, the direction of the relationship can be a struggle. You may want more of a commitment from your boyfriend than it seems as if he’s willing to give, and you may have been patient with him for some time but are starting to question if it’s time to move on. How do you know when you’re... Read all »
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This can be a difficult situation because you may be tempted to leave your boyfriend to date this man of your dreams, or you may think your attraction to someone else means that your relationship with your boyfriend isn’t as good as you thought. It’s a big risk to leave your boyfriend for someone else if you... Read all »
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If you can give yourself some time away after the breakup to think these things through, you will probably have a much clearer mind think about where you need to go from the place that you are in now. Here are some things that you should absolutely not do after a breakup:
Don’t Go Running after Him or He Will Run... Read all »
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You don’t want anybody else and you certainly don’t want to move on. What if he realizes that he made a mistake? After all, he couldn’t have really meant that he wanted to finish it could he? Denial is a very common emotion that we feel in the beginning of a break-up.
We cling on to any little hope that... Read all »
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There is no easy answer to this and the answer won't be the same for everyone. It's good to consider all the circumstances and risks involved before you decide there's nothing wrong with sleeping with your ex again. For instance, will this mean expectations as to a new relationship between the two of you? Are you... Read all »
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If you've been sent an email breaking off your relationship, the first thing you want to do is avoid the initial temptation of picking up the phone and calling your ex. If they've used email to correspond with you, chances are they're not open to much of a conversation. You may also be acting out of your initial... Read all »