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Our Time is Up:

Our Time is Up:

How to Dump Your Therapist (As Written by One).


All relationships must come to an end. Even the ones that last forever. Even those that rack up grandkids, and anniversaries. Those end too. And if we don’t die, we break up, divorce, take space, drift away, cheat, or consciously uncouple over a bed of gluten free ziti.

Our relationships with our therapists are no differently vulnerable to the ups and downs of human connection. Perhaps you never clicked to begin with. Or maybe you’re no longer in crisis. Maybe your conversations have morphed into extremely expensive talks with a friend.

Or it could be that you ran into them at a naked hot spring, and that was that.

Whatever the reason, you’ve done your work and now it’s time to go.

Luckily, you and your therapist don’t have to fight about who keeps the couch and the tea in the waiting room. But still, breaking up is hard to do.

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Ghost World

Ghost World



A moment of silence, please, in honor of the Charlize Theron / Sean Penn break-up.

Can you believe another Hollywood romance, inexplicably down the drain? 

One minute they were headed down the aisle, and the next, she’s ignoring his phone calls, emails and texts, and pretending he barely existed in the first place. In other words, she’s ghosting him.

The rumor-mill (which is always right), describes Penn as a hyper-critical, tantrum-prone, alcohol-fueled bully. So when Charlize couldn’t take it anymore, she did what she had to do.

Sure, but by ghosting him? Was there no other way?

Ghosting is a modern-day break-up phenomenon, that seems to be gaining in popularity. It consists of foregoing traditional measures of ending a realtionship, like communicating, or saying good-bye, or asking the person you were dating not to contact you anymore.

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Fed-Ex Your Ex

Fed-Ex Your Ex


Ok, so you just got dumped. It was awful. You looked down at your phone and there it was, a text from your now ex saying something like “it's over baby, xoxo Gossip Girl.”

Or it was even worse and your partner said they “loved you, but they weren’t in love with you." Yeah right.

Or get ready for this: they died. Yep, that happens.

It really doesn’t matter if your break-up was with your love of 50 years or with that dude from OKCupid who looks just like Anderson Cooper and decided to stop emailing you. Or even if it was with the cutie who works at Gap, who you’re not exactly dating, but you could be...

Getting over a broken heart is hard. Maybe one of the hardest things in the world.

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