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Breakups hurt.

14 reasons you’re not getting over your ex — even if they were totally wrong for you

It's hard to let go of the past, even if our better instincts tell us we got out of a situation that was bad for us. It's especially hard to get over an ex, even if they were completely wrong for you. Here are some of the psychological reasons why.
We can't help comparing ourselves to others on social media.

There’s even more evidence that social media increases depression and loneliness

People tend to show a more glamorous, positive, and envious lifestyle on their social media. But it isn't all bad.
Everybody needs some relationship advice now and then.

12 pieces of advice for dealing with a difficult breakup, according to relationship experts

Whether you're looking for advice on what to do differently next time, or tips for getting you through a tough breakup, there's probably a book for you.
Bipolar is traumatising for

These are the most common misconceptions of bipolar disorder, according to someone who lives with it

It shouldn't be romanticised, said Katherine Ponte, who has lived with bipolar 1 for 15 years.
Smile and the whole world smiles with you — or maybe not.

I tried smiling at everyone all day — here’s how it affected my outlook on life

Smile and the whole world smiles with you, the saying goes. So I tried smiling all day to see if it had any impact on my mood.
People cheat on their partners for several different reasons.

Here’s how to tell if you cheat because of love or lust — and why it’s important to know the difference

People are unfaithful to their partners for several different reasons. Here's how you can tell if it's a one-off due to intense passion, or something more meaningful.
Your body can become dependent on people as well as substances.

There’s a strong link between abuse and addiction — here’s why people get stuck in toxic cycles

Sometimes people are stuck in toxic relationships for many of the same reasons they are suffering with addiction.
This man saved his stepson from the shooting, but suffered from guilt that he couldn't help everyone.

Video shows Thousand Oaks shooting survivor suffering intense survivor’s guilt — here’s what that means

"The underlying feelings are similar: feeling guilty that you survived when someone else died and that you do not deserve to live when another person did not."
Trauma doesn't stay with you forever.

7 positive lessons you learn when you leave a toxic, abusive relationship behind

Breaking up with someone in a toxic relationship is hard, but it isn't impossible. Here are 7 positive lessons you learn when you leave an abusive relationship behind.
Instagram feeds are not real life.

Half of millennials portray their relationship on social media as better than it really is — here’s why that’s a problem

You should ask yourself whether you're doing things because you enjoy them, or just because you get a photo out of it. If it's the latter, that might not be too healthy.