Tag: break-ups

Need to Get Over an Ex? Reinvent Yourself

Need to Get Over an Ex? Reinvent Yourself
By Gina B.   Breakups suck, period.  Regardless of how bad your relationship was, or how necessary the breakup, there is a minefield of nostalgic triggers that produce erratic explosions of disturbing emotions.   I’ve found that the best way to get through a breakup is a little bit of reinvention.   Here’s how it happens . .... Read more »

Sunday Love: The One-Night-Stand that Never Ends

By Claire, the Lovely Intern I’ve been hoodwinked. Run amok. Bamboozled. I met my soon-to-be-ex boyfriend last year, he was at a friend’s picnic. My friend didn’t invite him, he just kinda straggled over from someone else’s and party and became the life of ours.  This Irish stallion with close-cropped dirty red hair, confident swagger... Read more »

You've Been Dumped! Now What?

You've Been Dumped! Now What?
By Six Brown Chicks Chicago Correspondent Lydia Katherine  Break ups can seem like quicksand. You feel…just… stuck, wondering how and why you didn’t see the cautionary signs which led up to this predicament. The day after, you hear Whitney still singing, “didn’t we almost have it all..?” It is true, you almost had it all,... Read more »
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Sleeping with Psychos and Other Tales on New WVON Show

Sleeping with Psychos and Other Tales on New WVON Show
“I’m about to be the mother of your child, how about a little respect?” –A broken-ego Alex tells her weekend lover Daniel in the 1987 thriller Fatal Attraction. By Zondra Hughes A classic movie that women and men should see is Fatal Attraction. The Michael Douglas/Glenn Close thriller tracks the fallout from a married man’s... Read more »

Are You Choking the Life Out of Your Relationship?

Are You Choking the Life Out of Your Relationship?
This past weekend I had the pleasure of speaking with one of my dearest male friends as I often do, to retrieve a male perspective on this relationship thing. I often hear stories about relationships that are struggling and my friend is in one. The funny thing is you never know what folks are going... Read more »