breakups

When it comes to breakups, pain is inevitable, but Humans thinks that suffering is optional.

Devin Stonea day ago
A Heart's Tale
I’ve been having trouble lately, trying to come up with something deep, something…personal to talk about with you until recently. What felt like years ago, I met the craziest girl I’d ever meet in my ...
If Only I Had a Sign...
The term "abuse" is often trivialized and complicated. Most often associated with black eyes, police interventions, and hospitalizations for women who are in relationships with aggressive and violent ...
Ryan C. Hicksa day ago
One Love.
I have been known in my day to make some humorous, yet insensitive, remarks via social media. Especially those pertaining to women of low moral character and/or those who ease through life without bei...
Susan McCord2 days ago
My Girlfriend Just Dumped Me by Leaving a Note After 5 Years Together!
Dear Sybersue, I just came out of a five-year relationship that ended very abruptly! My girlfriend just blindsided me with a note saying she wasn’t happy, then packed her bags and left before I got ho...
Kelly Mackey2 days ago
Walking On Broken Glass with a Bully
This article is about adult bullying, especially towards women in relationships. They are my own views and not directed at anyone in particular. There are women out there constantly victimized by domi...
Claire Raymond2 days ago
Should I Give My Cheating Partner Another Chance?
With over 70% of people having cheated on their significant other at some point in a relationship, cheating is hardly rare. And forsome, that's it, game over, but others are willing to look past someo...
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Louise Jay3 days ago
My Relationship With a Psychopath
Dating a psychopath is a very difficult experience to explain. When our relationship began, it felt like he had swept me off my feet. I was so happy to be with him. He wanted to know everything about ...
Amanda Frazier4 days ago
Salt, Starlight, and Chlorine
She lies in the hammock, legs dangling, toes barely brushing the slightly damp grass; her arms behind her head and her long hair undone and hanging behind her to dry. She has been swimming all day, an...
I See You...
I see you. I've been watching you. The woman at the fun group gathering with her man. You sit by his side under the night sky gears grinding in wonder. Smiling and laughing along with the crowd. Plann...
Jai Storm6 days ago
Conversations with a Ghost
It always seems like my best ideas come to be mid-drink in an airport bar where I wait for my three hour layover to pass. It's the same old cantina, the same old seat, near the same old gate at Dallas...
Emma James6 days ago
An Open Letter to My Ex-Husband
When it comes to relationships, we stay with people for all kinds of reasons. Those with children say “stay together for the kids.” Some people stay together because they believe if they separate or d...
Ennairam Reklaw7 days ago
What Am I Thinking?
I can't seem to focus. I am alive, safe, and am successful. I am well loved by many and respected in my social and business circles. I am, by all outward appearances, managing well... but internally, ...
Sam McLeod10 days ago
Now You're Gone, But I'll Be Okay.
Good things come and go in life. Bad things come and go in life. Good people come and go in life. Bad people? You get the picture. There are many things that make each of us happy. We all like different things. Music, sports teams, television shows, we all have different opinions on many different subjects and that’s cool. Your opinion on a certain subject may make you like someone or dislike someone. Again, that’s cool, why shouldn’t that be the case? We all experience new things in our lives o...
Tiny Bella11 days ago
10 Subtle Signs of a Cheater (Or a Guy Who Has Lost Interest)
Life falls into a new ruin, a crunching, sinking feeling when you've discovered that the one you've trusted failed to value you. When honesty is no more in a relationship, love can be defeated. I have...
Sam McLeod11 days ago
You See Her When You Close Your Eyes
When you’re in love with someone and you let them go and you haven’t told them how you really feel about them, there will always be that tiny part of yourself that whispers, what was it that you wanted, why didn’t you fight for her or him? Words not yet said, probably never to be said. Those warm glows that you feel and have felt, those sparks of emotion that ignite every fibre of your being will likely never fade. Most of us won’t think about that person every day however, life has a horrible h...
Gary Jacob12 days ago
Letter to an Ex
You weren't the first person I cared for. But you were the first in a long time that made me feel like I wasn't alone. We didn't even talk. It was better when we didn't. When we could just lay on the ...
I Am a Man and I Am Scared
I am speaking about fear of private speaking here. I am talking about emotional avoidance. Maybe this is a form of impotence... I am scared of sharing intimacy. Scared of not being able to behave "lik...
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Daniel Moore19 days ago
Cheating
Hi, my name is Daniel Moore. I was recently cheated on by an ex. It's happened to me a few times in my life but this one for some reason really hit me hard. I guess because I had built up so many wall...