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 […]
Life Lessons: When the Bad Ex Comes Back
“I should have killed you when I had the chance.”
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 […]
Wine-ing: The Tragedies of a Breakup
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.
International No Diet Day was yesterday, and it’s a sacred holiday to folks like me. So in honor of this holiday, I’m giving away my book for free and sharing my favorite dieting breakup tips with you.
This Open Thread is Broken Up
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 […]
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How are you supposed to react when you learn your dad is filming a commercial for erectile dysfunction? Sarah isn’t sure, but that was the opening scene. She then gets to see Mr. Hot Teacher, and gives him a smooch to start his day.
Cleaning Up After the Ex
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.
Oh, I’m not talking about Persephone, of course. We will be together forever. I’m talking about other (inferior!) websites that you outgrow, or that outgrow you. It’s always tough to say goodbye, but sometimes it’s very necessary. I graduated from college and got a full-time job in 2004 (do the math, nerds), and I found […]
White Stripes Break Up
Yes it’s true. The band that made such an impact on us back in the early millennium is calling it quits. I personally credit them as one of the bands on the forefront of garage punk, which was gaining steady speed at the time.