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7 People To Stay Away From During A Breakup

March 10th, 2014 - By Julia Austin
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When you’re going through a breakup, you want comfort wherever you can find it. But some comfort comes at a price. Here are seven people to stay away from during a breakup.





10 Moments When It’s Okay To Breakup Via Text

March 6th, 2014 - By Madame Noire
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From YourTango

Yes, you read that title correctly. It’s possible.

There’s a lot of politics that go into dumping someone correctly. Ideally, it would be done face-to-face, and probably in a public area in order to avoid a crazy scene. But now, it seems like times have changed in a world where technology is interfering in more areas of our lives.

Here are 10 situations where it’s okay to dump someone through text message.

1. It’s the early days.
If you’ve only been on a few dates, a breakupmight not even be necessary, unless someone is truly confused as to why you’ve disappeared off the face of the planet. But a text message is okay in this instance. You barely know the person. Three or four dates equal about eight hours together. No need for a long handwritten letter. In fact, you probably don’t even know your dumpee’s address.

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Signs Your Breakup Was Actually A Good Thing

March 6th, 2014 - By Julia Austin
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We’re conditioned by movies to believe that we have to be devastated after a breakup, that it will be months — if not years – before we can see the light of day again. But you know what? Sometimes a relationship ends up being nothing but a drain on your life and you’re surprisingly okay when it’s over. Here are 14 signs your breakup was definitely a good thing! So don’t second-guess yourself!

Now You Tell Me! Things Your Friends Will Only Say After You Breakup With A Guy

March 5th, 2014 - By Julia Austin
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Have you ever noticed that the moment you end things with a guy, your friends come out of the woodworks with lists of complaints about him? Wondering why they didn’t they speak up sooner? Here are 14 things your friends only tell you about your guy after it’s over.

Update: Khloe Kardashian Files For Divorce

December 13th, 2013 - By Jazmine Denise Rogers
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Update 4:35 p.m.- TMZ is reporting that Khloe Kardashian has officially filed for divorce from her husband of four years, Lamar Odom. Papers were filed by Khloe’s divorce attorney, Laura Wasser,  and as previously reported, cite “irreconcilable differences.”

When Khloe Kardashian dropped the Odom from her last name on Twitter, we should’ve known this was coming. It’s difficult to tell exactly how long Khloe and Lamar have been experiencing marital problems, but their issues definitely became more visible once Lamar’s alleged drug abuse issues began to taint his image in the public eye. Though Khloe took to social media with a statement reaffirming her commitment to making her marriage work and vowing to “ride til’ the end,” it appears that the wheels on that ride may have just given out. According to TMZ, it’s believed that the youngest Kardashian sister will be filing for divorce today.

Sources say that after just four years of marriage, Khloe will be citing irreconcilable differences in her divorce filing. It’s believed that the split should be a pretty clean one, as it’s reported that the estranged couple have airtight prenuptial agreements that kept all of their assets separate. And of course, there are no children, so an ugly, drawn out child custody dispute isn’t a concern.

At this point, nothing has been confirmed and this is all pure speculation. We can only hope that the rumors are not true and that Khloe and Lamar can find a way to work things out. But again, we don’t know what’s happening behind closed doors, so we won’t judge. Maybe it’s all for the best.

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Is Fall Break-up Season? Celebrity Couples Who Split After Summer

October 31st, 2013 - By Meg Butler
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Is there a such thing as a “break-up season?” We haven’t done any studies on the phenomenon but it sure seems like a lot of celebrity couples have called it quits this fall. Maybe it’s the end of swimsuit season or the cold weather. What do you think? Is there a time of year when you’re more likely to lose your boo? Seems like that’s the case for these pairs.

How To Get Back With An Ex And Actually Make It Last

July 15th, 2013 - By Julia Austin
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There are a few—and I mean a very few—instances in which a broken relationship can be fixed and things can start anew. But you don’t just get to blindly walk into it, expecting the comfort of the familiar, and the butterflies of being reunited, to carry you through the problems that once destroyed you. There is work to be done. Here are some guidelines for getting started.

Breaking Up When You Live Together — How To Move Out Right

July 5th, 2013 - By Julia Austin
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Breaking up is hard enough without being put out of house and home. And if you did live with your man, odds are you thought you’d marry one day or at least be together for a long time: so this is no mild heartbreak. Every step of the move out during the breakup is delicate, and a misstep will make things much harder. So follow these guidelines.

When You Didn’t Even See It Coming: How To Deal With Being Blindsided By A Breakup

June 24th, 2013 - By Ashley Page
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One day out of the blue your guy breaks up with you. You’re of course stunned, sad, and questioning everything. The breakup hits you harder than any others before because it was a complete shock. You two were doing fine, or so you thought, and you had plans for the near future. Breakups are hard, but they’re even harder when you are completely blindsided by it. Though you’ll feel plenty of emotions, don’t let yourself get too down in the dumps. Here are some tips and ways to deal with a blindsided breakup.

Kelis Says Nas Is A Cheater And She Doesn’t Want Him Back

June 11th, 2013 - By Jazmine Denise Rogers
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I’ll admit that I’m definitely one of the people who rode that Nas-and-Kelis-are-still-madly-in-love-and-are-going-to-get-back-together-someday wave. I always thought that they were an adorable couple. But truthfully, I could’ve just been romanticizing their split because we were left in the dark for so long regarding the dirty details regarding their break up. My desire for the hip-hop couple to reunite only intensified when the 39-year-old Queens rapper released his Life is Good album where he appeared on the cover, holding his ex-wife’s wedding gown and released songs that were obviously about his releationship with her such as, “Bye Baby.”

In an interview earlier this year, Nas even revealed that he and Kelis were working on their friendship and that he low-key tried to get back with her.

“We’re back together as friends. We were not the best of friends for a long time. We’re friends now and that’s what it is. We’re not together but we’re friends though. I even said, ‘yo, should we try this again?’ I’m like wow. We had all kinds of talks. You know how that is. We have a child. But we’re friends and I’m glad to be at that place. I don’t want no beef. No beef wit ya mama,” Nas honestly expressed.

Since then, there hasn’t been much said about the possibility of a romantic reunion between the pair. Well, until now, that is. One of Kelis’ Instagram followers expressed how happy they were to see Kelis back out in the spotlight and attempted to offer encouragement regarding her situation with ex-husband, Nas.


Surpisingly, Kelis responded to the fan’s well wishes, thanking them for their concern, but letting it be known that she’s not interested in reconciling with Nas because he’d been unfaithful to her.


Then, another fan chimed in, praising the “Jerk Ribs” singer for being real about her feelings and what happened.



And there you have it.

What do you think of Kelis using her Instagram page to address such a personal subject?