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How to Accept the Truth About Your Relationship 

Accepting the truth about your relationship is easier if you have something bigger, better, and more beautiful to hold on to! Here’s how to accept the truth about your relationship, plus tips for moving forward in your life. “I need to let him go, yet I can’t find the courage,” says Lee on How to Find Strength to Get Out […]

Accepting the Truth About Your Relationship

When You Know It's Over But You Can’t Say Good-Bye

When You Know It’s Over But Can’t Say Good-Bye

Sometimes you know things you wish you didn’t know – such as the fact that your relationship is over. And, sometimes you can’t say good-bye because it hurts too much. Even though you know your relationship has to end, you may be scared or reluctant to let go because you think you’ll never learn how to stop crying when it’s […]


How to Heal Your Body After a Breakup

Finding happiness after a relationship ends isn’t just about healing your broken heart. Here’s how to heal your body after a breakup, plus a summary of the different ways breaking up affects you physically. Your heart feels broken after you break up with someone – but did you know your body feels the physical effects of a breakup, too? Rejection […]

How to Heal Your Body After a Breakup

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10 Ways to Solve the Most Difficult Mother-in-Law Problems

Do you feel like your mother-in-law (MIL) hates you? Or maybe it’s the other way around! Here’s what you need to know about dealing with a critical mother-in-law, plus the best ways to solve difficult problems with your in-laws. “I have been married for over 25 years and have had many ups and downs with my mother-in-law,” says Ginger on […]


12 Warning Signs of an Emotionally Abusive Boyfriend

It’s not always easy to recognize the signs of emotional abuse in a relationship – especially when you’re in love. Here’s how to know if your boyfriend is emotionally abusive, inspired by a reader’s question about her boyfriend. “Is my boyfriend abusing me emotionally? I’m not sure and I don’t know how to break up with my boyfriend,” says Indira on […]

How to Know If Your Boyfriend is Emotionally Abusive

6 Tips for Dealing With Controlling Parents

7 Tips for Dealing With Controlling Parents

Whether you’re an adult child or living at home (or an adult child who lives at home!), these tips on how to deal with controlling parents will help you see your situation – and your mom and dad – differently. I was inspired to write this article for Andy. “Growing up, my parents always had a way of making me feel crappy about […]


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

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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How to Ask for What You Need in Your Relationships

How to Ask for What You Need in Your Relationships

These five steps will help you ask for what you need in your relationships. If you haven’t learned how to ask your partner, family member, boss, or neighbor for what you need, you’ll never feel confident and peaceful with the people in your life. After considering all the comments in 8 Signs He Doesn’t Love You the Way You Need to […]