The aftermath of a breakup can be devastating. Most people emerge from it intact, but research has shown that the end of a romantic relationship can lead to insomnia, intrusive thoughts and even reduced immune function. While in the throes of a breakup, even the most motivated people can have a difficult time determining how best to get on with their lives. Now, in a small new study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, researchers tested a variety of cognitive strategies and found one that worked the best for helping people get over a breakup.
What is Conscious Coupling?
By Dr. Habib Sadeghi & Dr. Sherry Sami
This article is very well written and insightful. The concept of conscious uncoupling was popularized by Gwyneth Paltrow's high-profile divorce, but it's been around since the 1970s. This is a great intro.
I read this article in 2011, and I have loved it ever since. Peters invokes the power of the goddess Akhilandeshvari, who's name directly translates to the "Never Not Broken Goddess" or the "Always Broken Goddess." This goddess derives her strength from her "brokenness."
This is a good article that shares 4 concepts about breaking, as well as 14 tips on moving on.
Divorce doulas, seamless co-parenting, even time-sharing the family home – these are the hallmarks of the amicable divorce and, as Zosia Bielski reports, they’re gaining ground and radically changing the way we live apart
Dating after a divorce can be both intimidating, and an exciting new opportunity. Depending on how long you were in a committed partnership, it may be years since you were last single. You are now older, have a lot more responsibilities than you did in your early 20s, and may have children. That said, there are a lot of positive things about “mature” dating.
It wasn’t my choice, Patricia Kirk writes, but it sure taught me how to take care of things myself.