​How to Get Over an Ex By Obsessing About Them Even More

Conventional wisdom usually instructs jilted lovers to do anything but fixate on their ex: Get busy, volunteer, sleep around, move to Finland. But what if instead you were encouraged to (anonymously) dive deep into the rabbit hole of your pain and — get this — stay as long as it takes? Now you can. » 9/12/14 1:20pm 9/12/14 1:20pm

Breaking Up Is More Expensive Than You Think

You know the story: You move in with someone, start combining your lives. You're not married, but you share expenses, purchase furniture/art, even get pets or have children. You think if it doesn't work out, you can just walk away without the stigma or cost of divorce. Only it is a lot like divorce, and can still be… » 7/27/14 2:30pm 7/27/14 2:30pm

The Latest Dance Craze Is 'Dance Crying'

We all know this feel. You've just been dumped/royally screwed over in the worst possible way and you're pretty much ready to give up on living in society altogether. Except luckily you have a small army of awesome roommates who there to give you just what you need to beat the blues—an awesome night of clubbing on the… » 2/16/14 8:31pm 2/16/14 8:31pm

Post-Breakup Rebound Sex Is Real and It's Spectacular

There are a myriad of well-trod paths away from heartbreak. You can go the Bridget Jones'/Cathy cartoon route and eat single serving Duncan Hines microwaveable cakes alone while listening to London Grammar. You can declare your friends BETTER THAN ANY MAN! over brunch, or have an temporarily esteem-empowering but… » 1/28/14 3:00pm 1/28/14 3:00pm

I'm Very Upset About These Tori and Dean Cheating Rumors

I feel like I'm the only person on earth who watched every episode of Tori & Dean: Inn Love—which was the 2007 reality show where Tori Spelling and husband Dean McDermott attempted to open a bed and breakfast while Tori was 97 months pregnant with their first child—because every time I reference it and go up top for… » 12/26/13 4:50pm 12/26/13 4:50pm

Everyone Knows Heartbreak. That Doesn't Make It Any Less Devastating.

Not to exaggerate too terribly much, but we are all hyperbolic as fuck now. No, most things hardly qualify as truly "awesome" in spite of rampant use of the word, and checking out someone's Facebook photos, the ones they posted deliberately with the explicit understanding (or hope) that they would be looked at does… » 12/19/13 6:25pm 12/19/13 6:25pm

How to Survive Holiday Breakup Season

You have may have noticed that there's something different in the air lately — the crisp scent of fall decay, a little cinnamon spice, and the odd sensation that your significant other suddenly despises the existence of your face. That's right, it's Breakup Season, that tenuous handful of weeks just up to the holidays… » 12/02/13 11:30am 12/02/13 11:30am

The Most Fucked Up Things People Have Said to Me During My Breakup

I’m a 28-year-old professional, and my relationship of five years recently ended. The breakup was friendly, mature, heart breaking and complicated. His family was my family. We had shared assets to divvy up, an apartment to set a timeline on moving out of, and long-formed habits to break like talking to each other… » 10/12/13 1:30pm 10/12/13 1:30pm

The Super Sad Post-Heartbreak Workout Is Not Actually Sad At All

One silver lining of getting your feelings stomped all over, is that post-heartbreak, people tend to be forgiving if you must cope by acting like a shithead for awhile. And while there are plenty of ways to act like a self-destructive mess in the wake of a traumatic life event — drinking excessively, crying… » 9/09/13 4:00pm 9/09/13 4:00pm