The morning after my most recent breakup from a serious relationship, I woke up, wiped off my mascara-stained face and wrote out advice for myself in list form. Item one read: “Breakups are excruciating as a default, you can’t escape that.” While that bummer of a truism isn’t the most empowering, I charged on with my list and ended up with a huge document of ideas of things to do after a breakup. And I found it to be hugely helpful as I navigated the […]
Here’s the thing about burnout. It’s sneaky. It kind of creeps up on you so that you know that you’re miserable, but you just can’t really pinpoint why. And since burnout is so often associated with work-related matters, you might assume that those blah feelings festering inside of you are because of a micro-managing boss, not the person you promised to spend the rest of your life with.
What does it mean to burn out? As Psychology Today explained, “burnout usually […]
By Danielle Kam
Breakups feel like vegetables taste: bad. And, in my opinion, the worst part about a breakup isn’t ending things itself, it’s the aftermath: overthinking, crying, bargaining, wondering. It leads you to a dark place. What could I have done differently? Why did it work out this way? And a lot of times, you won’t get the answer to any of those questions. Unless you’re me.
“I cannot express enough how important clarity is for closure and to create the most positive narrative,” says Susan Winter, relationship expert and […]
Breakups can be really hard on some people while others get over it easily. But how long should one wait to date again after a breakup? LifeXtra finds out. As humans, we have different behaviors, temperament, mannerisms et al. As such, we tend to meet people who are either compatible or incompatible with us.
In relationships, there would be disagreements because no one is perfect. But then if there is a breakup, how long would it take to get over […]