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As the old saying goes, “breaking up is hard to do” … especially if you’re on the receiving end of a breakup. If you’re the one ending the relationship, compassion is key. With that in mind, here are five ways you should never choose to end a relationship:
1. A hired hand. Some people ask a friend to do their dirty work for them, but having a friend tell your signiicant other that it’s over is incredibly cowardly. Do it yourself and deal with the backlash that comes with it like an adult.
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When I was in high school, one of my favorite teachers told me that nothing worthwhile is easily attained. And I believed it — except when it came to men.
High school was a land of plenty for me. In my sophomore year, I began dating a series of quirky, heartfelt boys, each one something straight out of a John Hughes movie. There were lots of burned CDs, late-night make-out sessions and outside-the-box love notes. One boyfriend placed a Ziploc bag of red liquid in a heart-shaped container lined with handwritten poems comparing me to ventricles and the aorta. It was kind of creative, very creepy and totally romantic.
I was drunk on my newfound power. Why bask in the adoration of one guy, I thought, when there were at least two others who were also interested and waiting in the sidelines? “Boys, please! There’s plenty of me to go around.” My ego was off the charts.
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Most people would like to be the one who puts an end to a bad relationship rather than being dumped by their loved one. But the fact is that, even if you want to end your relationship, it’s not easy to tell someone that it’s over. That’s right, essentially breaking up is a lose-lose situation. Breaking up with your partner may be necessary at some point but let it have the dignity that your relationship did.
Ending a relationship is all the more difficult when it is not by mutual consent. When one of the partners has to initiate the break in the relationship, it can turn into a situation filled with anger, sadness, confusion and frustration and therefore must be handled with care and lots of thought. Here are 7 tips that might help you along the way to a peaceful break-up.
Pop-culture loves to push the image of the scorned ex who breaks car windows (ahem, thank you Jazmine Sullivan) or the sad one who weeps into a pint of Ben and Jerry’s to nurse her pain. However, there are far more productive ways to deal with the hurt of a break-up without landing yourself in jail or gaining 40 pounds. Here are some tips for coping with the loss of a relationship the healthy way.