Forget your Ex- holiday-edition (Thank you to all who joined us!)

Happy New Year! I will be adding a post this week about our plans for 2016 but wanted to first say a huge thank you to everyone who signed up for our ‘Forget Your Ex’ – holiday-edition. Most of us who have been through break-ups know how hard it can be to not be triggered during the holidays – the gathering of families, happy couples, rituals and memories can lead to high emotions.  We…

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Break-ups and playing pretend: ‘This is what it would be like’ game

It’s hard losing things. I get annoyed when I can’t find my keys, we all know what it feels like when you lose a wallet, a phone or something that you owned and like.  For me it’s usually a mixture of anger, frustration over not being able to do anything, and a child-like sadness with pangs of  ‘but that was mine.’ Losing a relationship can be a whole new ball game. You’ve…

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Do you wake up thinking of him?

It can be hard when you’ve been through a break-up.  Sometimes you reach the point where everyone around you thinks you’re “okay” and you’ve moved along. But really your mind is ‘stuck’ and you can’t seem to move from where you are. You wake up and your first few thoughts of the day are about him. You have moments, such as this, where you almost don’t feel you are in…

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Breaking up and keeping hope

So you’ve broken up and you may feel like you will never fall in love again. Don’t think that it’s true, not for a second. The fact that you trusted someone else, opened your heart and life to them, and loved them means that you are destined for more love in your life.  But if you’ve been through a break up, you need to heal and to spend time recovering. This…

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Coping with a break-up: Why feeling wronged is wrong

Coping with a break-up is incredibly tough. It’s hard to process the fall-out when a relationship breaks down. You feel sad, potentially regretful, possibly resentful – frequently a combination of all three, by the boatload. You’re allowed to feel sad. You thought your life was going in one direction but instead, for whatever reasons, it’s going in another. But feeling wronged, telling people how you are the ‘victim’ of the break-up,…

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