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This Is How Long You Should Stay Single After A Breakup, In Order To Fully Heal

I've never been much for serial monogamy. I’ve always been someone who spent long stretches of time between relationships because the heartache of a breakup would be reluctant to step back into the fray. Some might even say I went too long between re…
By Rachel Shatto

6 Things Not To Say To People Who Just Went Through Breakups, Because It's A Tough Time

It's no surprise that going through a breakup is pretty much guaranteed to suck, especially when a couple has been together for a while and saw a long-term future. When someone is going through such an intensely difficult time, having close friends a…
By Tayi Sanusi

6 Signs A Breakup Will Actually Make You Happier In The Long Run, So It’s OK To End It

Usually when you think of a breakup, it's a sad thing. It’s all broken hearts, depressing music, and eating junk food. (OK, that last part is pretty awesome, but you know what I mean.) But just because a breakup is sad in the moment, that doesn't mea…
By Rachel Shatto

Here’s What You Never Noticed About Nikki Bella & John Cena Before Their Breakup

Nikki Bella and John Cena have thrown the internet for a loop with their relationship over the last couple of months. The couple broke off their engagement in April after being together for six years, and just weeks before their wedding day. Cena sai…
By Kelli Boyle

Liza Koshy & David Dobrik's Breakup Video Has Emotionally Destroyed Me, Goodbye

You guys, before you even start reading this article, do yourself a favor and preemptively grab yourself a box of tissues. You're going to need it for the mass amounts of tears you're about to shed. I'm going to be honest, I didn't really keep up wit…
By Candice Jalili

4 Signs You're Not Ready To Move On From A Bad Breakup, So Give Yourself A Break

A "good" breakup is pretty much like Bigfoot — it could possibly exist, but probably not. Bad breakups though, oh, those are very real. It could be one that comes at the end of a really toxic relationship, that even if you're happy to get out of, sti…
By Rachel Shatto

John Cena Left Nikki Bella The Most Heartbreaking Gift After Their Breakup

Is it possible professional wrestlers John Cena and Nikki Bella are the Ross and Rachel of our generation? The professional athletes have been in the largest game of "Will They? Won't They?" since calling off their wedding originally scheduled for Ma…
By Jamie LeeLo

Scott Disick Broke His Silence On Those Rumors He & Sofia Richie Broke Up

I feel like I'm dating Scott Disick. How does this always happen to me? The father of three and boyfriend to 19-year-old Sofia Richie has been through the ringer this week as cheating allegations surfaced after a night of partying in Wyoming. Disick …
By Jamie LeeLo

Nikki Bella & John Cena Are So, So Emotional In This Video From After Their Breakup

World, are you ready to experience a roller coaster of emotions with me? Look, I think we all know how it feels to run into your ex for the first time after a breakup: Most of the time it's slightly weird, awkward, and anxiety-inducing. Now imagine y…
By Karen Ruffini

Scientists Found The Best Way To Get Over Your Ex & It's Not What You'd Expect

Everybody has their own technique when it comes to getting over breakups. I have some friends who swear on their lives that you will never truly be over an ex until you move on to someone new. Then I have other friends who swear that you'll never tru…
By Candice Jalili

6 Commitment-Free Ways To Change Up Your Look After A Breakup, If You Feel Like It

I'm married and not breaking up (I just had to clarify before I get a call from my husband wondering what's going on). However, if for some reason we ever did separate (again, not happening!), I've imagined I'd have this Eat, Pray, Love moment where …
By Stephanie Montes

6 Stories About Winning The Breakup That Are So Freaking Satisfying To Read

Let's face it, breaking up is a game and, with every game, there is a winner and a loser. Sure, sometimes you both win or you both lose in which case you call it a draw. But, oh trust me, these real-life stories about winning the breakup from the lad…
By Candice Jalili

13 People Reveal The Cringeworthy Things They Did After A Breakup & You’ll Relate So Much

I've always been someone who clings to their pride after a breakup like it was the last emotional life raft on a sinking ship. That has mostly kept me from doing anything too cringey afterwards... mostly. I've definitely done the post-breakup drive-b…
By Rachel Shatto

5 Brutally Honest Phases Of Putting Yourself Back Out There After A Breakup

In the theme of brutal honesty, let me be totally frank: I have only had one major breakup in my life. Though I've technically broken up with three different fellows, there was just one ex who left me, and my heart, in pieces. And so, I learned early…
By Genevieve Wheeler

Ariana Grande's Ex Mac Miller Was Allegedly Arrested For A DUI & The Story Is Intense

News reports have surfaced claiming rapper Mac Miller was allegedly arrested for a hit-and-run while driving under the influence in the early morning hours of May 17. According to TMZ, Mac Miller, whose real name is Malcolm McCormick, allegedly knock…
By Jamie LeeLo

8 Women Reveal How Long It Took Them To Move On After Their First Major Breakup

Maybe you've just gone through a major breakup, or maybe you still get pangs of sadness when you think about an ex from years ago — in any case, any experience with heartbreak might leave you wondering: How long does moving on from a breakup take? I …
By Brittney Morgan

6 Brutally Honest Phases Of Life After A Breakup, Because You Will Survive 

If you've ever been through a bad breakup, you know that the struggle is real. For the weeks (or possibly months, if it was a really bad one) that follow, life can be rough, but there is always light at the end of the tunnel. Don't believe me? Just l…
By Rachel Shatto

Ariana Grande Posted A Heartbreaking Statement About Her Breakup From Mac Miller

Have you heard the news that Ariana Grande and Mac Miller have ended their relationship after two years of dating? If you haven't, I'm so sorry to have ruined your day. If you already knew, then you've been undoubtedly weeping in a corner like I have…
By Karen Ruffini

Khloé K & Tristan Thompson Were Just Spotted Together Again, So Forget A Breakup

I am on an emotional rollercoaster ride called the Khloé Tristan Drama Mama. I'm invested in their relationship just slightly less than I'm invested in my own relationship with my perfect dog, Linda, which is really saying something. According to new…
By Jamie LeeLo

9 Moms Reveal Their Wisest Breakup Advice, & It’s Honestly So Helpful

It's hardly a secret that moms can give some seriously revelatory advice. More often than not, the hard part is learning to actually listen to it. And despite my stubbornness when it comes to dating, there is no one I trust to give me solid advice mo…
By Tayi Sanusi

9 Women Share The Moments That Ended Their Relationships & Their Stories Will Make You Sob

It's no secret that breakups are hard. But it's not just the part of moving on with your life after the breakup that's difficult. The time leading up to it when you're trying to figure out whether or not you should pull the trigger can also be trying…
By Candice Jalili

Brie Bella Got Real About Why Nikki Bella & John Cena Split & It's Upsetting

By now, you probably know about Nikki Bella and John Cena's broken engagement. It's beyond sad, especially given the fact that the couple was just weeks away from getting married. While there are a ton of things that go into making a relationship wor…
By Karen Ruffini

Read These 15 Inspiring Quotes To Help Yourself Move On After Heartbreak

After my first (and roughest) break-up, my mom gave me some of the best advice I've ever gotten. "Relationships end in one of two ways: Marriage or heartbreak," she said. "And you're too young to get married, anyway." My emotions were going haywire, …
By Genevieve Wheeler

These Are The Brutally Honest Phases Of Going Through A Friendship Breakup

Going through a breakup is never easy, huh? Whether it be with your significant other, or your best friend, it's tough and comes with tons of emotions you never wanted to feel. You have to figure out how to cope without someone you held so close, and…
By Marisa Casciano

11 People Describe Their Most Painful Breakup In Brutal Detail & You Will Cry 

What's been your worst breakup? I've had some real heartbreakers over the years, but for me the most painful breakup stories by far are ones I've had with friends. I had two close friends — one who had been my bestie for nearly 20 years. They were fr…
By Rachel Shatto

7 Women Reveal The Breakups That Made Them Stronger, & You'll Feel So Proud

I have a horrible ex. We dated on and off for a couple of years, during which time they slowly but surely hacked away at my self esteem. So much so, that when I finally called things off for good I felt like a shell of my former self. Looking back, t…
By Rachel Shatto

This Is How To Figure Out Who "Keeps" The Mutual Friends After A Bad Breakup

"Cause my friends are your friends, and your friends are my friends. The more we get together, the happier we'll be," Yes, that is a Raffi quote and I'm only half sorry about it. "The More We Get Together" pretty much sums up my social life. I love t…
By Kimmy Foskett

Zayn Malik Opened Up About His Breakup With Gigi Hadid & It's Heartbreaking

It's been about a month since Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid split, and I still can't stop dreaming about them getting back together. TBH, it's only gotten worse since Zayn phoned into On Air With Ryan Seacrest on Friday, April 13 to promote his new singl…
By Hollee Actman Becker

Dean Opened Up About His Breakup From Lesley & 'Bachelor' Fans Will Sob

It's been almost a week since Bachelor Winter Games stars Lesley Murphy and Dean Unglert announced their split on Friday, April 6, and the former couple is finally spilling the tea about what went wrong in their short-lived relationship. On a new epi…
By Claire Spellberg

Here’s What Celebs Have Tweeted About Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan’s Breakup & Ugh

By now, it's probably safe to assume that everyone and their grandma knows that Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan are separating. All I can manage to think about is whether or not rewatching Step Up for the umpteenth time would make me feel better or wo…
By Tayi Sanusi

Rachel Lindsay Reveals What She Really Thinks About Dean & Lesley's Breakup

Rachel Lindsay might not have seemed thrilled about her Bachelorette ex Dean Unglert cozying up next to Lesley Murphy when she made a guest appearance on Bachelor Winter Games, but now that Dean and Lesley have split, it looks like she's changing her…
By Kristen Perrone

Lesley & Dean Posted On Instagram About Their Breakup & I'm Not Crying, You're Crying

It's been a rough week for fans of Bachelor Winter Games. On Thursday, April 5, contestants Clare Crawley and Benoit Beauséjour-Savard announced their breakup just weeks after getting engaged on the show. Fans were hoping that would be the worst of i…
By Claire Spellberg

17 Fun Hobbies To Pick Up After A Breakup That Will Definitely Lift Your Spirits 

When you break up with someone, especially a long-term partner, you expect the sadness that follows and even the loneliness, but what you may not expect is... the boredom. Being suddenly single can be surprisingly boring. You don’t realize how many h…
By Rachel Shatto

This Is How Long You Can Expect To Feel Sad After A Breakup Before Moving On

The pain that comes from breaking up with someone you loved is no joke. Sometimes it almost feels like you're being punished for every amazing feeling you felt for that person, and now you find yourself completely lost and shattered. If you're wonder…
By Tayi Sanusi

Twitter Is Sobbing Over Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan's Split & Seriously, Same

I'll be honest: I have a habit of living vicariously through celebrity couples. In my mind, I'm there through the ups and downs, the birthdays, the childbirths, the vacations — you name it. (And I don't feel bad about how strange that sounds.) That's…
By Chelsea Stewart

5 Ways To Find Closure After A Breakup, So You Can Finally Move On With Your Life

Moving on from a relationship can be one of the hardest things to do. Even after you and your partner officially decide to part ways, truly cutting the cord isn't something that can be done overnight — it's a process. Typically, the longer you were w…
By Tayi Sanusi

These 3 Signs Will Rebound So Fast After A Breakup, You Won't Even Know What Happened

All signs can commiserate over what it's like to go through a bad breakup. You whine, you pine. You eat an entire large pizza by yourself, in bed, or you manage to subsist on bread and water for days. For the zodiac signs that get over a breakup quic…
By Cosmo Luce

25 Inspiring Quotes About Breakups That’ll Help You Feel Better After Heartbreak

Going through a bad breakup can be really brutal. Your heart and body hurts. Even though you know in your mind that it will get better, your heart doesn't believe it. It’s in these moments when any little boost that can break through the sadness is a…
By Rachel Shatto

These 5 Zodiac Signs Take The Longest To Get Over A Breakup

Breakups are the worst. If you're a sign who can move on quickly — Aries or Sagittarius, for example — then know that you're really, really lucky. For other signs, it takes months or even years to get over a breakup. Moving on doesn't just have to do…
By Cosmo Luce

This Might Have Been A Big Clue That Donald Jr. & Vanessa Trump Were Splitting

In case you haven't been on the internet at all today, Page Six reported on March 15 that Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump are officially calling it quits. According to the publication, Vanessa is filing for divorce against Don. Jr amid marital iss…
By Shelby Black

Fans Think This Cryptic Post From Gigi Hadid's Mom Is About Her Split With Zayn Malik

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik have officially confirmed their breakup, so if you see many people staring into what seems like an endless black void, that's probably why. Zigi was the definition of true love, and now that their relationship is no more, pr…
By Karen Ruffini

Here's How Zayn Malik & Gigi Hadid's Body Language May Have Predicted Their Breakup

ATTENTION, ZAYN AND GIGI FANS: I have some troubling news for you. After two glorious years together spent doing totally normal couple stuff like shooting music videos and taking pictures to grace the cover of Vogue, one of the world's favorite power…
By Candice Jalili

Fans Think Zayn Malik's Instagram Caption Is A Hint About His Breakup With Gigi Hadid

Maybe by now you've heard the rumor that Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik broke up. If you haven't, I'm sorry to be the one to tell you. According to a report by The Sun, the famous young couple has officially called it quits after two years of dating. Mali…
By Jamie LeeLo

This Tiny Detail On Zayn Malik's Instagram Could Be Proof He & Gigi Hadid Broke Up – UPDATE

The Gigi and Zayn split rumors continue to swirl, and now there's another tidbit of intel that leads to more questions about their relationship status. Zayn Malik unfollowed Gigi Hadid on Instagram, which only adds fuel to the breakup speculation fir…
By Alana Altmann

3 Ways A Breakup Can Impact Your Mental Health & How To Cope

It's normal to go through a series of stages after a breakup: the Crying and Eating Ice Cream stage, the Silent and Don't Want to Talk About It stage, the Angrily Singing (Yelling?) Kelly Clarkson Songs stage, and, at some point in the future, Accept…
By Elana Rubin

4 Powerful Ways To Cleanse The Spirits Of Your Past Relationships From Your Life

Truth be told, I am terrible at getting over relationships. After my first (and roughest) breakup, I basically spent a calendar year teetering between seeking revenge and seeking reconciliation. Sure, I had the occasional fling, but nothing ever stuc…
By Genevieve Wheeler

'Bachelor' Arie Admits The Reason He Filmed His Breakup With Becca & I'm Not Buying It

Well guys, it looks like we all survived The Bachelor breakup to end all breakups. Arie dumped Lauren B. and proposed to Becca, then later turned around and dumped Becca to go back and propose to Lauren B. If you watched After The Final Rose, then yo…
By Hollee Actman Becker

Here's What No One's Saying About How Becca & Lauren Handled Their 'Bachelor' Breakups

I watched my first episode of The Bachelor sometime after I discovered Lifetime's scripted show UnREAL in a New Yorker article. In case my pretentious disclaimer hasn't made it clear, I'm ashamed of the fact that I watch The Bachelor. Last night, at …
By Kimmy Foskett

People Are Pissed At 'The Bachelor' For Airing Arie's Breakup With Becca & We Get It

Arie Luyendyk Jr. just became the second person in Bachelor history to break up with the woman he proposed to in order to try to get back with his runner-up. Yup, Arie proposed to Becca Kufrin, then weeks later broke up with her because he couldn't s…
By Kelli Boyle

Amy Schumer Sent Jennifer Lawrence A Wickedly Sweet Breakup Gift

Breakups are never ever fun... trust me. I know. But splitting from your boo is a million times easier when you have a best friend by your side. And even though some of your friends might give you a little taste of tough love, it's still coming from …
By Lizzy Rosenberg