Ask UfYH: Half the Mess and None of the Ex

[E] RachelAsk UfYHLeave a Comment

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Q: My boyfriend and I just broke up after living together for six years. I’m the one who’s staying in the apartment (the lease was in my name and I bought most of the furniture). My question is this: how do I adjust from having only done part of the chores for so long to doing all of them? I’m … Read More

[E] RachelAsk UfYH: Half the Mess and None of the Ex

Death by Text: The Pathology of a Bad Breakup

Buster BlondeLife3 Comments

For Joel”¦ I had a pretty shite weekend. I broke my toe and spent a goodly amount of time in bed, pain meds made my tummy sour so I couldn’t eat the soup my honey concocted for me, and I was too drowsy to even enjoy a full episode of Downton Abbey on DVD. The weekend was an all around blergh. Maybe … Read More

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Wine-ing: The Tragedies of a Breakup

ReginaChristinaLife2 Comments

So my boyfriend and I recently broke up. It was amicable, which in someways is worse because I can’t just hate him and move on – I can’t hate my best friend.  As you can imagine, better months have existed in my life.

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This Open Thread is Broken Up

Luci FuriousOpen Thread611 Comments

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In the last 4 days, I have become a connoisseur of breakup songs. And right now I’m really into Aimee Mann and her ability to really articulate everything I feel about the demise of my relationship. There are almost too many options to choose from for the song that I will listen to on repeat while I plow through my … Read More

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Ask the Editors: Someone Else’s Breakup

Meghan Young KroghAsk the EditorsLeave a Comment

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Welcome back to Ask the Editors, where we here at Persephone do our best to bring together the multi-generational wisdom of our editorial team to answer burning reader questions. If you’d like to ask a question of your own, you can use this completely anonymous Ask Us form.

Meghan Young KroghAsk the Editors: Someone Else’s Breakup