Whether you see it coming or not, breakups are never easy. Especially ones that end a serious, long term relationship. The experience of a breakup is painful, complicated and challenging but it may be an opportunity to learn more about yourself and experience personal growth. You can also learn a lot about the type of relationship you truly want in the future. Below are just a few tips on how to cope with the end of a long term relationship.
Ready or not - Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. For many of us, a major goal in life is to be in a healthy, lasting relationship. But relationships are tricky and there is no shortage of dating advice out there. How will you know if the relationship you’re in has lasting potential? Once the initial rush of attraction has faded, what really sustains a relationship over time? Although all relationships are different, research has found common patterns that tend to arise in successful relationships.