Free to Quit

Sometimes it's best to move on. Here are some helpful tips for breaking free—from a job, a relationship, a home, or anything else.

The Older Woman, Younger Man Cartoon

By Donna Barstow
A new love affair after a breakup is like opening a bottle of vintage wine.

What's the Best Way to Break Up?

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
What can stop the pain?

Have Addictive Disease Treatment Advocates Killed People?

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
America's abstinence fixation may have had fatal unintended consequences

I Know I Need Therapy Help, But Is My Therapy Working?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
How can you assess if your therapy and therapist are good fits for you?

Letting Go of What You Cannot Change

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Turn what you cannot change into peace and contentment with this very moment.

Porn Problems: Here Come the Women

By Marnia Robinson
Porn's supernormal stimulation can blight women's sex lives too

The Break-Up Cure: 7 Ways to Heal & Find Happiness Again

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
7 tips to finding happiness after separation

A New Drug Control Policy: Managing Drug Use

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
As more people die of drug overdoses, we tell them not to take drugs

How to Gently Let Go of A Toxic Friend

By Irene S Levine Ph.D.
It's awkward to end a friendship. Here a some practical tips for letting go.

Looking for Your Dream Job?

By Donna Barstow
Don't let HR trick you into talking about your strangeness, even on Halloween.

Can Your Differing Views on Food Lead to a Separation?

By Donna Barstow
How men and women use little things to avoid the big issues

Do Your Friendships Feed You or Bleed You?

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Knowing when it’s time to let a friend go

The 7 hardest addictions to quit - love is the worst!

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Love addictions are the hardest to quit.

When It's OK to Quit

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
How many of us set unrealistic expectations for ourselves?

You CAN Change Your Life

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Novel finds laughs in corporate craziness, love, and lust.

If, When—and How—to End an "OK-But-Not-Great" Relationship

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
When do you know it's time to end an unsatisfying relationship?

Life Transitions: Juggling Past, Present, Future

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Let go of the past, or treasure it?

Smoking and Addiction - Fad and Fashion

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Nicotine addiction scientists say anything about smoking - true or not

Stopping the People-Pleasing Habit

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
How to change your "yeses" to NO and reclaim your time...and life.

6 Ways to Say NO! and Get More Done

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Don't be a sucker who puts everyone else first.

"I Quit!" How Quitting Smoking Transformed My Entire Life

By Meg Selig
The act of quitting ignited a chain of positive events.

At What Age Should You Retire?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
The key questions you should ask in planning your retirement

When Is It Time to Quit Your Job?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Here are two basic rules for moving your career forward.

When Your Relationship Ends, You Need to Save Face

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
How to navigate the ending of a relationship and still come out okay

How to Move Forward

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
You must do this first before creative thinking will work.

Becoming Single Again: How Has it Made You a Better Person?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Telling a different, and more accurate, story of single life

25 Quotes on Letting Go

By Stephanie A. Sarkis Ph.D.
Quotes on letting go and moving on.