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The 5 Stages Of Break-Up Grief

“I think we should break-up.”

“I don’t love you anymore.”

“We aren’t right for each other.”

Breakups can leave the lovelorn rattled for weeks, months and sometimes even years. But there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Grieving a relationship is not unlike grieving a death. It’s healing process. But one day, you will move on.

“The key to getting through a breakup is accepting that you are going to be a crazy maniac for the next three to six months of your life,” says Elina Furman, relationship expert and author of Kiss and Run: The Single, Picky and Indecisive Girl’s Guide to Overcoming Her Fear of Commitment. “There’s no skipping steps so even if you think you’re over it right away, you’re probably not.”

If you’re recently single, fasten your seatbelt. These five stages of grief can get pretty rocky. Read more…

7 Long-Distance Relationship Tips Inspired By The Movie “Like Crazy”

"Like Crazy"
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Managing An LDR
How to deal with a long-distance relationship. Read More »
Got A BF Out Of Town?
Here is some advice to follow when visiting your man. Read More »

Are you starting to wonder if whoever coined the phrase “absence makes the heart grow fonder” was ever involved in a long-distance relationship? The truth is, when many miles separate you and your honey, keeping your connection strong is tough regardless of your fondness for each other. In the wonderful new film “Like Crazy,” Jacob, an American, and Anna, a British exchange, fall in love at school in LA. The couple is forced to try to maintain their relationship from a great distance when she is banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.  Keep reading »

My 8 Most Memorable Meals With Men

Bitchin' In The Kitchen
All the Frisky's recipes and tips for Bitchin' in the Kitchen. Read More »
No Food For You!
Why Amelia won't be cooking for just any man ever again. Read More »

When I think of my dating history, I see in my mind’s eye a series of meals, some wonderfully romantic, others not so much. Because dating and dinner are so intertwined in my memory, I bring you, my eight most memorable meals with men. Keep reading »

Girl Talk: My Astrology Addiction

Friskyscopes!
Check out Kiki T's forecast for your sign! Read More »
Do You Believe?
Ami's not sure whether you should believe psychics. Read More »
No More Horoscopes
Dater X explains why she gave up horoscopes. Read More »

As a mixed up teenager, wrapping my confused head around the icy truth that life is largely comprised of befuddling disappointment with blips of surprising success, I turned to things like Tarot cards, “auras,” friends who swore they were psychic and astrology to help make sense of it all. By “all,” I mean my love life. Keep reading »

10 Reasons Why It’s Better To Be A Bride In Black

Kardashian Divorce
kim kardashian and kris humphries photo
It was 72 whole days of wedded bliss! Read More »
Hitched
The wedding dress body project. Read More »
vera wang black bridal collection

Kim Kardashian’s divorce – after she donned three $25,000 white Vera Wang wedding gowns (at the wedding and on the covers of People and Us Weekly) –might explain why the famous designer announced a new line of ebony wedding dresses. I beat Wang’s hot trend years ago when this bride wore noir. It was the perfect shade for my late night Soho reception where my husband’s dad – a judge – officiated. I also picked the morbid marriage palette before “Sex in the City” actress Sarah Jessica Parker wore black to wed her real groom Matthew Broderick a year after me. Parker later told Harper’s Bazaar she felt like a bad bridal role model, and if she had it to do over, “I would white it up. I’d wear a beautiful, proper wedding dress, like I should have worn that day.” Keep reading »

Hot Links: 10 Things You Don’t Want To Say When Having Dinner At Your Boss’s House

  • Having dinner at your boss’s house? Here are 10 things you probably shouldn’t say. For my employees, I’ll add an 11th: “I hate dogs.” [The Grindstone]
  • Can telling your significant other that they’re fat be a sign of true love? What if your SO is seriously obese and giving it to them straight could motivate them to get in shape and save their own life? [The Stir]
  • Tomorrow is 11/11/11 — here’s why it might not be such a great day to get married … not that any of you who actually are set to wed have time to change your plans. [Huffington Post]
  • “Glee” covered Adele on last night’s episode; what do you think of their rendition of “Someone Like You”? [TooFab]
  • Can diseases be sexy? Adult Swim thinks so, and they’ve found eight that qualify. Pica? Really? [Adult Swim] Keep reading »
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