Posts tagged "closure"

A Great Way To Mourn Guys Who’ve Ghosted

When your Tinder date stands you up , or God forbid, the guy you've been dating disappears into thin air, it can be mind-boggling to try to figure out what went wrong. Closure is an important thing to have when it comes to dating, and since ghosters rarely are able to provide it, you have…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 21, 2014

Girl Talk: Finding Closure After A Non-Breakup

It’s really difficult to talk about the end of a relationship when you haven’t exactly had a breakup. “Well, how did it end?” someone inevitably asks. "Umm … I left him a heart-wrenching voicemail," seems too embarrassing an answer. I dated someone for more than eight months until he completely ghosted. I honestly thought this only…

By: AnnMarie Carson / March 10, 2014

Girl Talk: Do I Really Need To Know Why He Dumped Me?

I probably could have written the Modern Love essay, Exit Left, Wordlessly, in this past Sunday's New York Times. Not that I could have penned it better than writer Aimee Lee Ball, just that I have a story which is frighteningly similar. Ball's tale is about breaking up with a man only to have him resurface…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 17, 2012

How To Get Closure In Your Relationship

How did I miss this masterpiece at the library by author Big Boom? What a funky nom de plume by the way! I look forward to learning more about how to keep my legs closed. [This Isn't Happiness]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 30, 2011

8 Ways To Get Closure When A Relationship Ends

If anyone ever figured out how to bottle the ability to achieve closure after a relationship ends, they would be rich and famous. As someone who has stumbled in finding closure a few times in my life, all I can say for sure is how it feels. It feels peaceful; it feels freeing, like taking…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 1, 2010

In The Digital Age, Deleting Him Is Essential To Getting Over Him

When my boyfriend Alex and I broke up, there wasn't any of that traditional end-of-relationship stuff. No drawn-out arguments, no trading-back of stuff, no dividing of friends. In a way, I suppose, this should have made things easier—no muss, no fuss. Looking back, however, I wish our breakup was harder and a bit more involved.

By: Leonora Epstein / December 3, 2009