Posts tagged "breakups"

Dating Don’ts: Suggested Mourning Timelines For 3 Different Kinds Breakups

Breakups suck, whether you’re the dumper or the dumpee. No matter which end of the fray you’re on, there follows a mourning period, a delicate time in which you probably…

Megan Reynolds | February 25, 2014 - 10:00 am

Dater X: Missing Him Or Missing The Idea Of Him?

Well, I successfully made it through Valentine’s Day without needing Xanax or calling an ex-boyfriend, so I’d say it was a great success. But before I headed out on February…

Dater X 2.0 | February 19, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: Another One Bites The Dust

Officer Handsoming arrived at my apartment with a carton of chicken noodle soup in one hand and a greasy bag of french fries in the other, unsure which I preferred…

Dater X 2.0 | February 12, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Date-Ade Episode #8: On Jackhammering & Jackasses

Hello again. After an extra long hiatus, Date-Ade, the advice series for all your existential dating dilemmas, is back! Today, I share my thoughts on Vickie’s delusional boyfriend … well,…

Ami Angelowicz | January 30, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Guys, Please Don’t Quote “Batman” In Your Breakup Text

In case you needed a reminder, it’s widely considered poor etiquette to plagiarize a breakup text message. Especially from a scene in “The Dark Knight Rises.” Especially if the woman…

Ami Angelowicz | January 4, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Katy Perry Has Some Breakup Advice For You & It Involves Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

They say experience is the greatest teacher, and Katy Perry has sure had a lot of it so far. As Marie Claire’s January cover girl, Katy shared the wealth of lessons she…

Claire Hannum | December 10, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Divorced Woman Charts The Pain Of A Breakup … Literally

Everyone has their own special way of trying to cope with a breakup. It’s a long, fruitless process of trying to find some way, any way to break the pain…

Ami Angelowicz | December 3, 2013 - 1:40 pm

6 Bits Of Relationship Wisdom My Married Self Would Like To Tell My Single Self

I feel pretty good about my path toward a forever-partner. I dated a lot of guys, had numerous long- and longish-term relationships and a lot of premarital sex.  I don’t…

Jessica Wakeman | November 15, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Dater X: Mourning Friends And Family After A Breakup

After a relationship ends, you prepare yourself for hard nights missing the other person. Your friends comfort you by telling you someone else out there is even better for you,…

Dater X 2.0 | November 13, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 6 Tips For Managing The First Ex Run-In

You’re on your way to your local watering hole one evening and you spot something familiar in the gait, the walk, the hand gestures of a person heading your way…

Megan Reynolds | November 12, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Some Relationships Deserve Second Chances

So, I’m in love. This isn’t exactly unique — so many others would say the same. Love is an overused word, it’s commonplace, expected even. But to me, it couldn’t…

Claire Hannum | November 7, 2013 - 12:00 pm

True Story: My Boudoir Photo Shoot Helped Me Get Over My Breakup

As I stood in the small studio on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, attempting a sexy pout for the camera, I felt my fears and inhibitions melting away. Posing for boudoir

Claire Hannum | October 21, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Scientific Proof That Heartbreak Really Does Hurt

Anyone who’s ever had their heart broken can tell you that shit hurts way more deeply and intensely than a stubbed toe or sprained ankle. This video by AsapScience explains…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 12, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Face Tattoos & 13 Other Things That Seem Like A Great Idea After A Breakup, But Really Aren’t

See that red, squiggly thing on Sinead O’Connor’s cheek that looks like a toddler doodled on her with a pen? That’s her new face tattoo and it’s not actually a…

Ami Angelowicz | September 12, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Maybe It Is You

“It’s not you, it’s me.” How many times have you heard that? How many times have you comforted a heartbroken friend by telling them that there’s nothing wrong with them,…

Julie Gerstein | September 10, 2013 - 12:00 pm

What’s The Deal With Guys Giving You The “Slow Fade”?

I remember reading a really thought provoking post on here a few months back about “ghosting”. At the time I was like, “YES! YES! Mental hugs to this author because…

College Candy | September 7, 2013 - 1:30 pm

13 Ways Our Exes Got It Together After We Broke Up (In GIFs!)

Exes, right? They’re all oozing out of the ground like primordial sludge when you date them, and then suddenly, after you break up, they become fully functioning human beings! How

Julie Gerstein | August 14, 2013 - 9:00 am

Is A Failure To Communicate Leading To Your Breakup?

I have a client who broke up with a partner recently and is back on the dating market — yet again. This time, however, the former partner, whom I also… | August 13, 2013 - 1:50 pm

Dating Don’ts: The Breakup Phase You Didn’t See Coming

Even though I’m a cat lady by choice – minus the terrifying figurines and embroidered pillows – when my ex started dating someone new, my reaction was … let’s just…

Krissy Brady | July 23, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Alexa Chung Knows That Haircuts Are Usually A Bad Post-Breakup Decision

Hair is so linked to how we feel and everyone goes for something radical after a break-up, but my advice if you’ve just suffered heartbreak or you’ve broken up with…

Rachel Krause | July 14, 2013 - 10:00 am