All content on this blog is the property of Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. To use a post or a page, please contact SJE to obtain permission or excerpt the first few lines of a post and provide the author name AND a link BACK to this blog.
THE GPYB Header!
In the beginning of GPYB, it gives the ROADMAP to recovery...to healing a broken heart....the header on this blog changes as the road changes.
The header represents the road to recovery...sometimes sunny, sometimes rainy...sometimes light and sometimes dark....but we are on it together and YOU CAN DO IT!
Best Breakup Books of ALL TIME by Dr. Ben Michaelis for the Huffington Post
Best Breakup Books of ALL TIME!
GPYB Has Received Over 320 5-Star Reviews on Amazon!
Join Us on Facebook!!!
Please visit our Facebook Group!!!!!
GPYB on Pinterest
Category Archives: breakup
It’s important to recognize and honor all our losses and heal through grief. by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright @2008-2017 When I was younger, I would break up with someone and be okay for the first day. Then suddenly, … Continue reading
10 Questions to Answer Before You Begin Again by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2006-2017 All Rights Reserved Before you even think about dating or moving onto another relationship, you have to take inventory about your last relationship and figure out … Continue reading
Part 2 of 4: I had no self-esteem by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2017 When enormous grief hit me a week or so after I threw out my abusive husband, the only thing I wanted was to put the relationship … Continue reading
by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2008-2017 Five things to know about splitting and how to stop it. Splitting makes it much harder to get over a breakup, so it’s important to understand what it is. Here are 5 … Continue reading
Leaving the Abusive Relationship Part 1 of 4: I Didn’t Know That I Didn’t Know By Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2008-2017 All rights reserved Abuse can be physical, mental, emotional, verbal and sexual. It can be but doesn’t have … Continue reading
When the Person You Love Doesn’t Love You It Doesn’t Matter, It Doesn’t Matter, It Doesn’t Matter by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. It’s hard but it happens. And it hurts. You love someone who may have loved you once … Continue reading
Many of you would like the ex to “get theirs” or at least not seem so irritatingly happy or non-plussed. First, this is a normal and natural emotion but don’t dwell there. Second, they will get theirs only you don’t … Continue reading
Love the moment. Flowers grow out of dark moments. Therefore, each moment is vital. It affects the whole. Life is a succession of such moments and to live each, is to succeed. – Corita Kent When I first moved into … Continue reading
Betrayal is the willful slaughter of hope. ~ Steven Dietz Betrayal may be described as simply the breaking of trust. It’s when we trust someone and they break that trust (and usually our hearts at the same time).
I wrote about the first Christmas and New Year’s alone 10 months after my separation but not about much before that. After a VERY bumpy beginning, things had been going well that fall and I wasn’t prepared to be as … Continue reading
Forgiveness of others starts after we do our grief work and our Relationship Inventory and our examination of the relationship and feel the spectrum of emotions. It does not start right away. Forgiveness of others is the end, rather than … Continue reading
It has been a long time since we did NC Chips and there is a lot about NC in the recent threads so I think it’s time for one. For those of you who are new, this post explains the … Continue reading
“It is a spiritual principal that we will continue to encounter others who will embody the opportunity for us to learn our most pressing lesson. When we learn to overcome the problem in ourselves, our ‘teachers’ fade away.” – Robin … Continue reading