Do You Really Want to Friend Your Ex on Facebook?

Dear Facebook, what gives? In the last week or so, a few old flames sent me friend requests on Facebook. What are the odds that on any given week, multiple men from my past reach out to me? Something didn't seem right. As I looked at my friend requests, I noticed that men I've dated in the past 10 years were suddenly being suggested as "People I May Know." ...more
Woh! - Denisemore

The 6 Worst Break Up Advice Women Always Fall For

Whether you’re the victim or instigator of a painful break up, well-meaning friends will attempt to comfort you by showering you with exclamation point-ridden advice.Unfortunately, much of the most common break up advice for women sounds helpful, but can ultimately prevent you from making room for new love in your life......more

An Astrological Breakdown of my Exes

I figured enough time had passed since you all had a good, fun-loving post from yours truly. It seems I’ve been filling the minutes of your day with deeply sappy posts consisting of torment, heartache and romanticism, so let’s all agree that’s enough of that shit, shall we? This post is about one of my favorite, FAVORITE, FAAAAAAAAAAVVVVVORITE topics.    ...more

Getting Over Your Ex: Ground Rules

It's over. But before you can heal, you need to make some promises to yourself. Raise your hand and repeat after me: I do hereby solemnly swear that I will not behave in the manner of a crazy ex-girlfriend. I will not participate in foolish or destructive behavior. I promise to act in a dignified fashion and that means I will not do stupid things, no matter how I might rationalize them. Therefore, I vow the following... ...more
I have been going through a great deal of psychological tension as well as depression after I ...more

The Re-​​Appearing Act: When An Ex Returns

At some point in many of our lives, we will find some­one to whom we are des­per­ately attracted, and yet who end­lessly hurts or exhausts us. The stakes seem so high, the desire is so deep, but so too the pain. In her diaries, Anais Nin writes of Henry Miller: "this love will either kill or save me forever." Which will it be? Will the love slowly eat at your soul as you fruitlessly con­tinue to search for the grail while suf­fo­cat­ing in its tomb -- or will it give you the courage to cru­sade, to fight to the death, and to dis­cover some­thing truly sacred? ...more
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How to Make Friends with an Ex in 7 Steps

Friendship is built like houses on fault lines -- able to handle the shifts of life's plates, while love is built like a citadel to stand solid against invasion. To imagine that you can easily repurpose a fortress to stand the quakes of life is to set yourself up for collapse, especially if said fortress suffered structural damage during a breakup. So how do you make friends with an ex? ...more
I found this to be helpful because I very much want to remain friends with my ex. Thank youmore

To all my exes: Ya, I’m really OK…

Egad! The likeness is uncanny! ...more

Garage Wail

My garage lurks behind the house at the end of a long driveway. Square, blue, surrounded by viciously thorned raspberry bushes, it’s been a looming presence in more way than one since I combined households with my husband. He’s a divorced father, and I moved into the house he shared with his previous wife and his son....more