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Here’s Why Each Zodiac Sign Would Stay With Their Partner Long After The Spark Dies

ByElana Rubin
Relationships take a whole lot of dedication, time, and effort. So, it makes sense that even when a spark dies down, you most likely won't want to abandon your initial connection. Having a "spark" in your relationship is something that may ebb and…

These 3 Signs Are Harsh AF During Breakups, So Watch Out

ByLaura Moses
I think it's safe to say that nobody likes rejection, and being broken up with will always have some degree of suck to it. After a breakup, some people are able to dust themselves off and go about their business, while others prefer to gloomily…

9 People Revealed The Songs That Got Them Through Their Bad Breakups, So Press Play

ByKorey Lane
Going through a breakup can feel like the hardest thing in the world, but the good news is that every breakup gets better with time, and thankfully, there are several ways to cope with the pain. Therapy, working out, and spending time alone can all…

7 Types Of Breakups That Almost Everyone Goes Through In Their 20s

ByJamie Kravitz
Your 20s are a time for living, loving, and learning. These are the years of your life when you're free to do pretty much whatever you want, especially when it comes to dating. Now is your chance to try new things, make mistakes, and have fun —…

15 Tweets About Breakups That Feel Way Too Real, So Break Out The Tissues

ByElana Rubin
If you're currently experiencing your own breakup, or are reflecting on one in the past, you'll know it's hard to find the "right" way to cope. There are so many uncertainties: How long are you supposed to be sad? When do you start dating again?…

4 Zodiac Signs Most Likely To Have Messy Breakups, So Watch Out

ByLaura Moses
"Breakups are easy, they're no big deal, and I love them," said no one ever. So many of us been through the emotional ringer of a breakup, and if even if you're the one who initiated the split, you probably still felt not-so-awesome for a while. Of…

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

ByCandice Jalili
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…

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

ByTayi Sanusi
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…

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

ByRachel Shatto
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,…

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

ByRachel Shatto
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…

The Most Cringeworthy 'Bachelor' & 'Bachelorette' Breakups Of All Time

ByLaura Rizzo
Episodes of The Bachelor and Bachelorette are filled with love and relationships. However, the strong viewership is probably due to the cringeworthy on-air break ups and awkward moments. While most relationships end politely, some end so poorly, I'm…

The Stories Behind 6 Brutal Celebrity Breakups That Will Break Your Heart All Over Again

ByKaren Ruffini
Celebrities don't have it easy. Yes, there are definitely some perks to the job (like having a savings account with more than a hundred dollars in it), but you have to admit that living in the public eye can't be fun when you're going through a…

Here's Why It’s Particularly Brutal To Break Up With Someone On Valentine’s Day

BySydnee Lyons
When I think of Valentine's Day, I think of the usual — roses, chocolates, and mediocre, obligatory (but consensual!), post-date sex. What rarely crosses my mind? Valentine's Day breakups. Do these even exist? Unfortunately, they do. On the list of…

8 Celebrity Breakups From 2017 We Will Spend All Of Next Year Trying To Get Over

ByJamie Lose
2017, you can take a freaking hike and don't (do) let the door hit you on the way out. This year, we suffered a lot of 2017 celebrity breakups, and with each new relationship that ended came a new blow to our overall happiness and well-being. It…

Why Some People Lean On Their Exes For Emotional Support After They Break Up

ByAlexia LaFata
Today, Nick Viall spoke for the first time about his breakup with Vanessa Grimaldi to Us Weekly, and one thing he said in particular struck me as odd: "Vanessa and I are still very much each other's support system," he said, in part. "We're trying…

Here's Why You Can't Help But Grieve When Your Favorite Celebrity Couples Break Up

ByImani Brammer
If you haven't heard already, Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are splitting up after eight wonderful years of marriage. Despite the fact that the celebrity breakup appears to be happening on pretty amicable terms, and the two insist they still maintain a…

A Definitive Ranking Of All The Breakups You Experience In Your 20s

ByAlexa Mellardo
If you've ever had your heart broken before, or had to break someone's heart whom you cared deeply about, you know both experiences never come easy. Sure, there are many articles floating around on how to recover from heartbreak… but it's a lot more…

You're Not Alone: 10 Things We All Did Thanks To Excruciatingly Painful Breakups

ByMaine Belonio
Breakups are powerful. They can make you forget who you are while you're in the midst of so much confusion, anger and agony. If you've lost control of yourself and you've made wrong choices because your heart was smashed to pieces, don't…

8 Emotional TV Breakups That Made Us Feel Like We Got Broken Up With Too

ByAlexa Mellardo
If you get way too emotionally invested in TV relationships, you've come to the right place: Rooting for your favorite on-screen couple – only to be blindsided when they break up – can hurt like a total bitch. Take Chuck Bass and Blair Waldorf from…

Science Confirms What You Definitely Already Know About Breakups And Getting Drunk

BySean Abrams
If the love of your life just decided to call it quits, chances are, you're not going to feel very good about yourself. It's common to seek out a way to numb the pain of being rejected (especially if you didn't see it coming). Breakups do suck,…

Single Women Say 'Political Differences' Caused Their Breakups In 2016, Science Says

ByJamie Lose
There are loads of reasons why people break up, and while some reasons are totally valid, some are stupid beyond reason. But most just happen due to a weird culmination of reasons in the gray area, like miscommunications. However, a recent survey by…

10 Depressing Celebrity Breakups That Make Me Happy AF To Be Single

BySheena Sharma
SO many celebrity couples broke up this year. Honestly, I'm actually beginning to think the world is falling apart, or there's some guy out there whose sole mission is to break up famous people, because there's no way all of them started out with so…

Why Celebrity Breakups Can Feel Just As Painful As Our Own

ByTalia Koren
This week has been a rough one. Ever since Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt announced their divorce after two years of marriage and 12 years as a couple, the world has never been the same. Anyone who has followed their relationship since Pitt broke up…

10 Celeb Breakups That Were Much More Shocking Than Brad And Angelina

ByEitan Levine
RIP Brangelina. Your breakup is sad, but also not like super sad. In case you somehow missed it, today is the first day in 12 years Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are not a couple. It's a sad day, but a day I think we can all admit is at least a few…
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7 Ways Breakups Make You A Better, Stronger Person

ByGigi Engle
Breakups are never easy. But they are a part of life and an important part of growing up. Breakups push us to reset our lives and upgrade our careers and dreams. Even when love knocks you down, it can pick you back up. Relationships, no matter how…

How Social Media Is Killing Relationships And Making Our Breakups Even Worse

ByJen Soule
Social media is single-handedly breaking up couples everywhere. It's also making breakups more painful, more drawn out and more public. Who wants that? Here are eight reasons you should lay off the social media if you don't want to ruin your…

Why I Rebound From Breakups Right Away

ByAdam Shadows
On weekend nights, the B train runs express uptown. I'm waiting for it and feeling like a real sack of sh*t. All because I did the right thing. I had to dump her. I was pretty sure I couldn't make her happy, and I wasn't convinced anymore that I had…

The Celebrity Breakups We're Still Not Over Drawn On Cupcakes

BySierra Jiminez
Whether it's the on-again, off-again relationship of Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez or the end of the 23-year marriage between Kris and Caitlyn Jenner, celebrity breakups can be devastating. In fact, sometimes they can be even more shocking and…

The Hurtful Words Used During Breakups Are Reimagined As Something Sweet

ByRobert Anthony
How exactly do you deal with a breakup? Whether we've been on the giving or receiving end of a breakup, we've all been there at some point. The words expressing why your relationship is coming to an end are hardly ever sweet -- until now. In a…

This Is Why Breakups Always Feel The Worst In The Morning

ByLeigh Weingus
Breakups are absolutely excruciating. Just walking by a restaurant you went to with your ex is enough to send you into a fit of tears. Every time your phone buzzes, you secretly hope it's the guy or girl who dumped you. In the first few days, it all…

4 Reasons Breakups Will Always Reveal A Better Version Of Yourself

ByMeghan Breitner
It’s true: Losing a lover can be one of the toughest experiences you will ever face. Not only are you losing a person you spent the majority of your time with, you’re also losing your best friend, shoulder to cry on and other half. It can go a few…

4 Reasons Breakups Will Always Be Easier In Long-Distance Relationships

ByPeyton King
Breakups suck. There's no nice way to put it, and there's nothing fun about the situation. The ultimate devastation lies in losing a connection with another person. An agreement was severed, and in most cases, it's lost forever. It takes away a…

18 Celebrity Breakups Of 2015 That Will Make You Believe Love Is Dead (Photos)

ByEitan Levine
2015 is the year love died. It seemed like every day this past year another rock-solid Hollywood relationship took a turn for the irreconcilable worse, ending the couple's unwavering romantic support for each other while simultaneously making us…

Breakups Aren't Getting Easier; You're Just Getting More Numb

ByPaul Hudson
A couple of weeks ago, I went on a second date. The first one had been, in my opinion, somewhat successful. She wasn’t my usual type, but she was beautiful, knew how to hold a conversation and had an incredibly sexy accent straight from…

Science Says Women End Up Handling Difficult Breakups Better Than Men

ByGillian Fuller
Women are often thought to be more emotional and more fragile than men. We all know that's an antiquated perception; ladies can be every bit as strong as their testosterone-charged counterparts -- if not stronger. Yet, the stereotype…

They Don't Like To Lose: Why Competitive People Can't Get Over Breakups

ByAnonymous
Competitive people love a challenge. If competitive people come face to face with a problem, you can bet your ass they're going to try to solve it -- and they won't stop until they do. They constantly strive to rise to the occasion, to beat everyone…

5 Different Types Of Love (And Breakups) You Need To Have In Your 20s

ByMaheen Khan
LOVE: 1. A great feeling of affection; 2. A great interest or pleasure in something. Sure, there are a lot of ways you can define love, but how do you define things like weak knees? What about the endless smiling and the constant feeling of joy and…

It's You, Not Me: 10 Myths About Breakups You Need To Stop Believing

ByGigi Engle
When we’re going through a breakup, whether it's of the particularly vicious variety or more of a conscious uncoupling à la Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin, it’s easy to get stuck inside your head wondering what it was you did wrong. Whether your…

Breakups Aren't One-Size Fits All: 5 Unique Ways To Help You Cope

ByMichael Becker
Breakups suck, and that’s putting it lightly. Learning to love another person means opening up our hearts; it means becoming susceptible and vulnerable. When we do this — committing so much of our innermost desires, hopes and dreams to other people…

People Who Go Through Painful Breakups End Up Stronger And Happier

ByChris Riotta
There's no easy way to explain the emotional side effects of a breakup, just like there's no easy way to actually go through a breakup in the first place. It tears away at your happiness, your health and your heart -- no matter what stage of the…

4 Ways Staying Social Media Friends Makes Breakups So Much Worse

ByNatalie Condon
Social media is both a blessing and a downfall for society. It allows us to be connected at all times, get the fastest updates on current events and share our innermost thoughts and feelings with thousands of people whom we don’t even know. But,…

There Are 7 Kinds Of Breakups And None Of Them Are The End Of The World

ByJacklyn Kouefati
When your heart gets broken, it’s never easy to deal with. In the beginning, it feels as if you’ll never get over it. Every little thing reminds you of him or her. You can’t even watch your favorite television shows anymore because you two used to…

The Relationship Dictionary: 12 Lines We Use For Breakups And What They Really Mean

ByAshley Fern
Breaking up is never easy to do, whether you are the one doing the breaking up or the one being broken up with. It's hard to be completely honest in this situation because you don't want the other person to get hurt. At one point, you cared about…

You Can't Get Up Without Falling: 10 Life Lessons We Learn From Bad Breakups

ByKristen Kunk
I believe people come into our lives for a reason. Sometimes the reasons are obvious; other times, they're far more subtle. Over time, however, we usually come to realize and understand why life took a certain path. From what I know now, most of our…