Posts tagged "breakup"

Miley Cyrus And Liam Hemsworth Finally Break Up

And so, the sun sets on another Hollywood love story. Reps for both Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth confirmed to People Magazine today that the couple, who met in 2010 on the set of The Last Song, have split.
The dishy 23-year-old Australian popped the question to Cyrus, 20, in May 2012. Read more at

Celebuzz / September 16, 2013

5 Unexpected Habits That Lead To Breakups

We all have our dating dealbreakers. From bad hygiene to a low credit score, the list goes on (and sometimes, on). But what about those breakup worthy traits your partner has when you’re already in a relationship?
According to a study by SKYCIG, 55 percent of women would leave their man over little annoyances and…

YourTango.com / August 29, 2013

How To Have A Smooth Breakup … With Your Best Friend

Let’s face it: friendships are a lot like romantic relationships. They can be fun, exciting and sometimes they can be hurtful or even annoying. And just like our love relationships, they don’t always work out. We know we should end romantic partnerships when they’ve run their course, but it can be harder when it come…

YourTango.com / August 24, 2013

The Ex-Files: Relationship Therapy In Simple Twitter Tasks!

Let’s face it: no matter how badly we want to forget our exes, they occasionally come back to haunt us.

Whether you’re happily moved on after an amicable split or still mad at the jackass who cheated on you years ago, all it takes is one thing to trigger your “ex” memory —…

Katie Oldenburg / August 15, 2013

Dealbreaker: He Was A “Nice Guy”

The first day I met Jason* he told me he was a virgin and a “nice guy” – which was why, according to him, he was unable to get many dates.

“Women are only interested in dating guys who treat them like shit,” he told me.

The virgin thing wasn’t by…

Diana Vancura / June 20, 2013

Girl Talk: It Says A Lot About A Man If He Can’t Handle Rejection

The older I get, the better I become at listening to what my intuition is telling me. I haven’t always been able to read when something is “off” with a guy, but I’m figuring it out. And thank God.

Take this weekend. I’d been messaging for a couple days with a guy from…

Jessica Wakeman / June 18, 2013

Frisky Q&A: Jo Piazza, Author Of Love Rehab: A Novel In 12 Steps

Have you been watching every episode of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” since way back? Us, too. Have you been just a little disappointed and confused and, oh why don’t I just say it, bitter at how much less shiny and magical actual romances are in real life? Us, too.  Have you ever acted like…

Jessica Wakeman / June 17, 2013

Hitched: Should Marriage Be A Renewable Contract?

I seriously never thought I’d say this: I miss being engaged.

I don’t miss wedding planning, and I don’t miss being talked to as if, as a human with a ring and a vagina, I had no interests aside from talking about the details of “my” (so rarely, “our”) big day. I sure…

Andrea Grimes / March 13, 2013

Girl Talk: On What It Means To Be A Real Friend

In fall of 2010, I went through maybe one of the lowest points in my life. I was dumped over IM by my live-in boyfriend (yes, that one) and due to a zillion circumstances outside of my control, my work life was in complete chaos. I walked around for weeks with a burning feeling i…

Julie Gerstein / January 31, 2013

Girl Talk: I Think I’ve Figured The Allure Of Online Dating Out

Last night, I did something I thought I’d never do again, especially not on a random Monday evening: I reactivated my online dating profile.

I looked at the description of myself I wrote the last time I was single. I looked at the photos that I had thought best represented myself.  I checked…

Jessica Wakeman / October 23, 2012

Dealbreaker: My Long-Distance Relationship Didn’t Have Trust

Two years into our relationship, Rick* received a verbal offer that would send him 2,500 miles away.

I couldn’t fathom how we could possibly have a successful relationship living such a great distance apart — even though I was the woman who’d urged him to apply for the job. He had asked me…

Lyneka Little / April 20, 2012

How To Divvy Up Stuff After A Breakup

One is the loneliest number, worse than two …

Well, unless he was an asshat. In which case being a Party of One is just fine, thank you. Of course, before you can move onwards and upwards, you have to get your stuff back — whether it’s just a few pairs of dirty…

Jessica Wakeman / April 5, 2012

Girl Talk: On Carpetbombing A Relationship

“It was like I had to do something serious, something to cause a rift, that we couldn’t come back from.”

That was my friend Caitlin*. She stopped me dead in my tracks. We were walking off brunch last Sunday afternoon, a brunch filled with sharing our mutual dating tales and reminiscing about our past…

Jessica Wakeman / September 9, 2011

Girl Talk: Compromising Positions

I made decision when I was a young adult on the kind of regrets I’d try to have: I want to regret only the things I did do, not the things I didn’t. So far it’s worked out just as I’ve hoped. I have never had to look back and wish I had fallen deeply…

Jessica Wakeman / July 1, 2011

Girl Talk: When Breakups Get Ugly

I guess I was lucky: I made it to age 26 without any really messy breakups. Sure, there were breakups that I thought were bad at the time. In the moment, they all felt terrible. But getting dumped after traveling an hour and a half to see someone or getting dumped on a sailboat i…

Jessica Wakeman / May 5, 2011

Girl Talk: I Get More Than One Shot At Love

The other day, my new dude, Juan, and I were talking about breakups. We both went through bad ones in the past six months or so and he has a female friend who’s in the drinking-and-crying stage of a breakup now. (‘Tis the season, I guess?) After they hung out, Juan told me he could…

Jessica Wakeman / March 31, 2011

How To Handle Awkward Moments Without A Panic Attack

Karma’s a bitch, dude. This morning, I was frolicking through Starbucks, smiling to myself about how awesome my life has gotten. On Friday, I’m moving out of my parents’ house and into my own apartment. Today I woke up next to my new Gentleman Caller the night after we decided to date each other exclusively.

Jessica Wakeman / March 30, 2011

Does Your Ex “Owe” You Something After A Nasty Breakup?

I usually don’t find myself cheering for lawsuits, but this one is an exception: a jilted bride from Chicago is suing her ex-fiancé for the costs of the wedding after he cheated on her at his Las Vegas during his bachelor party and then called the wedding off when he got caught.

Pardo…

Jessica Wakeman / March 16, 2011

I Will Survive

At first I was afraid, I was petrified … and then I realized I’m awesome and forgot about that loser. But if your breakup isn’t going as swiftly, get your hands on this “I Will Survive.” The Band-aid-like tin comes with a heart-shaped charm, a remedy booklet, and your very own recovery certificate. Most importantly,…

Jessica Wakeman / February 25, 2011

7 Things We Hate About The Way Men Break Up With Us

There’s never a perfect way to execute a breakup. But there’s certainly things men do that make it worse. (Or the way women break up with us, for those of you who are Sapphic-ly inclined.)

For instance, I had a guy break up with me after I’d just had sex with him and paid…

Jessica Wakeman / February 15, 2011