Break-ups

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  • Life

    Women who became single in their 30s and 40s reveal what they learned

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    Life

    History’s most powerful and poignant break-up letters

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    People

    Jessie J’s self-care advice is a vital read for anyone nursing a broken heart

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Why asking for closure after a breakup can benefit you both

Relationship breakdowns are painful, but finding closure can help you both heal more quickly.

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Natalie Cornish
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People

Why we need to stop feeling sorry for Jessie J after her split from Channing Tatum

The singer knows that there is so much more to life than relationships, and it’s time we respect that.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Illustration of woman's leg chained to heart inside a bear trap
Life

Time to break up? Here’s 4 surefire signs you’re dating the wrong person

Forget finding The One – spotting Not-The-Ones is a much more valuable skill, says Nell Frizzell.

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Nell Frizzell
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Life

The real reason we stay in relationships that are bad for us

It’s time to take off those rose-tinted glasses…

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Megan Murray
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Anna Brech
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The key question you should ask before staying friends with your ex

Separate want from need in freeing yourself from emotional wreckage.

People

FKA Twigs’ reflections on her exes perfectly sum up why break-ups can be empowering

Her comments are a must-read for anyone going through a separation.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Selena Gomez’s new song is a self-love anthem for anyone healing after a break-up

The singer has released a new track, and fans think it's her final goodbye to Justin Bieber.

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Jessica Rapana
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Laverne Cox
People

Laverne Cox just taught us an essential lesson about self-care after a break-up

This the best advice for anyone going through a relationship breakdown.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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The singer Adele
People

Adele’s post about self-validation resonates with us all

Singer shares poignant message about adversity and growth on her 31st birthday

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Anna Brech
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Gwyneth Paltrow and her ex husband Chris Martin
People

Gwyneth Paltrow's loving message to her ex Chris Martin is a lesson in break-up dignity

The actor takes the high road, in a moving birthday tribute

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Anna Brech
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People

Anna Faris and Chris Pratt texted about his engagement and it’s so healthy

These two are giving a masterclass in how to be friends with an ex

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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“The online reaction to Chris Pratt’s new engagement is seriously disappointing”

Everyone is happy and all parties involved have moved on. Why can’t the Internet come terms with that?

Express Yourself

What happens to your sense of style after a life-changing event?

Why it’s normal for your taste to evolve after going through a break up or moving cities

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

John Legend tried to break up with Chrissy Teigen and she just said no

Another lesson in getting what you want, courtesy of Chrissy Teigen

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Science says this is how to get over a break up

Because how many Celine Dion power ballads can we really perfect?

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Jasmine Andersson
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Life

Revealed: the number one reason that women break up with their partner

The truth hurts

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Elle Griffiths
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Life

“You were my best friend”: watch the heart-breaking #HurtBae video

“I did everything… I had sex with other girls. I did everything.”

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Amy Lewis
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Life

Science of break-ups: why heartbreak really hurts

We investigate how splitting up with a partner affects our bodies

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The Stylist web team
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Moya Crockett
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Being friends with your ex on Facebook is bad for your mental health

Taking the high road might not *actually* be that good for you

People

Gwyneth Paltrow says Chris Martin is like a “brother” to her

"We're still very much a family, even though we don't have a romantic relationship"

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Charlotte Duck
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