Happy Valentine’s Day! Since all you listeners are like Emily’s extended family, we’re bringing you a bonus show this week, to show how much we all appreciate you.
The age old song is true; “breaking up is hard to do.” You’ve invested so much time and energy into this person, there’s no way you can let him/her fall out of your life. You love each other (or so you think), so it’s worth fighting for, right?
In some cases, yes. The effort is worth it, he/she will change, your relationship gets better, and you realize why you fell in love in the first place. From experience, however, I can tell you this isn’t always the case (life isn’t a fairy tale, who knew?). There are some people you will date that you cannot change, and as much as you hope, will never give you what you need in a relationship. Continue Reading
It’s spring, you know what that means! Animals are mating, flowers are blooming and for some of us, it’s the season for relationship spring cleaning. Continue Reading
This classic episode of Sex With Emily is all about breakups. Emily welcomes licensed therapist and author Dr. Rachel Sussman who wrote the book on getting over break ups – No seriously, she wrote a comprehensive guide to ending relationships called The Breakup Bible! Emily and Rachel get into the nitty and gritty of breaking up, plus how to deal with it the RIGHT way and how not to deal with it the WRONG way.
Some advice I gave in The Daily about what to do if or when you get dumped. Hey, it happens.
1. Create a Support System. Feelings of loneliness and isolation after a relationship ends are common. It’s crucial to create a support system of friends and loved ones whom you trust so you can turn to them when you’re still reeling after the breakup…. Continue Reading