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How to Deal With Depression When You Can’t Get Pregnant 50

Here are the most common signs of depression in women, plus tips on how to deal with depression when you can’t get pregnant. Take heart: you WILL feel alive and happy again! “My partner and I have been trying get pregnant for seven years,” says Roo on How to Be Happy as a Childless Woman – Single or Married. “He has […]

How to Deal With Depression When You Can’t Get Pregnant

How to Stop Feeling Guilty About Starting a New Relationship

These tips for overcoming guilt when you’re dating will help you settle into joy and start a new relationship with peace. You may feel guilty for a variety of reasons: you’re taking time from your kids, your kids may feel threatened by your new relationship, your ex-husband may be jealous or hurt, your in-laws may object to you dating a […]

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How to Get Over a Breakup When You Don’t Have Closure 108

Knowing how to get over a breakup isn’t simple – and it’s even more difficult when you don’t have closure in your relationship. These tips are inspired by a reader who can’t accept that her relationship is over because she and her ex didn’t have closure. The most important thing to remember about getting over a breakup is that you’ll never truly […]

How to Get Over a Breakup When You Don't Have Closure

How to Guard Your Heart in a Relationship 3

Guarding your heart – whether you’re in a new relationship or a mature marriage – will not only protect your emotional health, it’ll help you build a strong, healthy bond with your partner. This post was inspired by two things: a reader’s comment on How to Cope When He Says He’s Not in Love With You Anymore, and my recent […]

How to Guard Your Heart in a Relationship

7 Steps to Forgiving Someone Who Broke Your Heart 6

You might find it easier to forgive if you change your mindset instead of relying on your feelings. Here’s how forgiveness works best, with inspiration from a painful family estrangement I faced, the book Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff in Love by Richard Carlson, and a sprinkle of the Psalms. Forgiveness isn’t a feeling; it’s a deliberate choice to change your mindset […]

How to Forgive Someone Who Broke Your Heart

How to Cope When He Says He’s Not in Love With You 138

You won’t find magic for making the pain disappear when he says “I’m not in love with you anymore”, but you will find comfort and healing in these 10 tips. Take a deep breath, and know you are not alone. I feel your pain, and I know what it’s like when someone says they love you no more. It’s such […]

How to Know If Your Relationship is Emotionally Abusive

What You Need to Know When You Call a Shelter or Safe House 18

Do you want to leave your husband, but have nowhere to go? Here’s what to expect at a women’s shelter. I worked at a safe house for women and children, and know how to prepare to leave an unhealthy and abusive relationship. If you’re in an abusive relationship, know that you are not alone! I’m inspired to write this article about shelters […]

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