Breakup Recovery

Breaking up rips out your heart. It hurts SO much. You can’t think of him without crying. Your friends try to support you, but it doesn’t help. The pain inside you is tearing you apart, yet everyone expects you to go about your normal life as if nothing happened… As...

I Can’t Stop Thinking about My Ex

“Oh, James. I really messed it up.” Olivia was sitting in my office with her head in her hands. When she and her boyfriend broke up last month, she thought she’d handled it well. She kept her feelings under control. They had a mature conversation and parted on...

How to Get Over the Shame of a Breakup

It’s tough when women come into my office suffering from a recently-ended relationship. They want to get over it, they want to move on and meet someone new, but the pain of loss keeps tripping them up. I admire these women greatly. They’ve gone through a terrible...

Feel like Giving Up on Love?

“Don’t do it!” they’ll tell you. “You’ll find someone. You just haven’t met the right one yet.” It’s nice that they’re so concerned about you. But you’re not sure if their concern is warranted. After all, giving up on love feels like such a relief. No more worrying...