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

Buster BlondeDeath by Text: The Pathology of a Bad Breakup

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.

ReginaChristinaWine-ing: The Tragedies of a Breakup

This Open Thread is Broken Up

Luci FuriousOpen Thread611 Comments


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

Luci FuriousThis Open Thread is Broken Up

Ask the Editors: Someone Else’s Breakup

Meghan Young KroghAsk the EditorsLeave a Comment


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

Cleaning Up After the Ex

[E] Sally LawtonPerspectives6 Comments

Forget spring cleaning. Ex-significant other cleaning is one of the most satisfying things I have ever done after a breakup. Here’s the how of washing that man (or woman) right out of your hair.

[E] Sally LawtonCleaning Up After the Ex