The Ex Factor

You could be best friends, cordial acquaintances, or never speak again. What type of relationship should you aim for with an ex? And how do you get there?

Why You Can't Be Friends with Your Ex

By Jen Kim

Ask yourself: Why do you really want to stay pals with your ex?

I Want My Boyfriend Back

By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D.

My boyfriend cut me off

How to Act After a Break-Up

By Gina Barreca Ph.D.

You can help heal your heartbreak but only when you want to get over the pain.

Lost Love vs. Spouse

By Nancy Kalish Ph.D.

How do you know you chose the right person?

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Dark Adolescent Romance

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Celebrating an Ending

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Danger: 6 Times You Should Never Be 'Friends' With An Ex

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Love/Hate American Style

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Being Great in Bed Part 2: What He Says

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Dumped Again?

By Billi Gordon Ph.D.

My Shocking Discovery After Googling an Ex

By Laura Deutsch

7 Keys to Long-Term Relationship Success

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Lost Love Reality Check

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Dream Machine

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Is It Better to Have Loved and Lost? Yes, Yes, It Is!

By Jennifer Kunst Ph.D.