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All articles on how to end your relationship or marriage
timely, kindly and effectively
Ending your relationship or marriage needs to be done with the utmost care. That is so important for the health and well-being of all involved – you, your partner and your children (if you have any). I can’t stress that enough!
You’ll find the links to all my articles on endings, separation and divorce further down this page.
Why do you need this kind of relationship advice?
- Sometimes it really is time to end a relationship or marriage.
- Really making an effort to do it well allows you to create a better ending, which helps everyone to get over it more quickly and with less hurt.
- It sets you up so much better for a happier future as your self-esteem – and that of everyone else involved – will be protected as much as possible.
Healing after a relationship breakup
I have also included a number of articles on getting over a breakup, separation and divorce. I want to help you recover as best and as quickly as possible.
Oh… and I don’t make any judgements on how quickly that ‘should’ be, possibly unlike many of the people around you at the moment…!
Section map: All articles on how to end a relationship
Ending a relationship
Here are the best ways to end a relationship or marriage. My aim is to help you do it clearly, kindly (if not amicably) giving it the time it needs to make as clean a break as possible.
The complete guide on breaking up with someone
Whatever your question about ending a relationship, you'll find the links to a detailed answer here.
How to end a (long-term) relationship nicely
5 lists with tips and advice on how to end your relationship when you know there's no other way forward.
How to break up your marriage or relationship in 3 clear steps
Includes 7 things to avoid when you're telling your partner or spouse you want to break up and interactive test.
How to break up with someone you live with
How to break up with someone when you're still living in the same house, including 5 things you should avoid doing.
How to get your ex back
3 steps to improve your chance of getting back together again.
How to get through a breakup
Discover what to feel, think and do when you've just been told 'it's over'.
How to divorce
You're facing one of the most difficult times of your life when you're divorcing. Here's the help you need, whether or not you're the one filing for divorce.
25 Common reasons for divorce
Discover what the causes of or reasons for divorce are, even if they're not necessarily grounds for divorce by law.
How to find the best divorce lawyer near you
Discover how to choose the best divorce lawyer or attorney for your particular situation.
How to get through a divorce
Getting a divorce is often a long and painful process. Discover how to survive your divorce (with free worksheets).
Divorce advice for men (and women!)
10 tips to help you tell your spouse you want a divorce and 10 things to consider, including how to talk about your finances.
How to divorce in 3 steps
A step-by-step approach to knowing how to divorce with the best divorce tips for your emotional survival.
How to survive divorce after 25 years of marriage
Complete guide with 7 action-plans to help you survive a divorce you never anticipated after 25 years of marriage.
How to save a marriage on the brink of divorce
Complete guide on how to save a marriage on the brink of divorce with expert tips and essential advice, videos and free printable worksheets
How to get over a breakup
Breaking up and divorcing can be really traumatic, and healing after a breakup can take time. Here's how to get over a breakup faster.
The complete guide to getting over a breakup
Complete guide with the best ways for getting over a breakup, includes expert tips, advice, worksheets and videos.
How to get over someone you love - fast
Complete guide with step-by-step advice and tips on how get over someone you can't stop loving. Including factors that help to determine how long it takes to get over someone.
How to truly 'forget' someone you love
Complete guide and step-by-step advice on how to forget someone you still love and can't forget. What to do and what not! Includes 7 steps to help you let go.
How to get over a relationship after a painful separation
How to get over a relationship - 6 lists with advice on how to heal.
How to get over the pain of unrequited love
4-step plan with expert tips and advice on the best ways to get over unrequited love and prepare yourself for a new, healthy relationship.
How to get over a broken heart syndrome
9 ways to help you mend your broken heart.
How to help your children through a breakup
I'm so pleased you're looking for ways to help your kids through a breakup and divorce. They'll be hurting too, and knowing what to say and do and what not will make it easier for them to cope with the losses.
How to help your kids through a breakup
10 things you really want to avoid, and 13 tips to help your children through a breakup.
How to help your kids through a divorce
10 factors that determine how your children are likely to fare, 5 tips to help you tell your children you're going through a divorce, and much, much more.
How to stop adult children ruining your new relationship
8 ways to help you cope when adult children are rejecting your new partner, and 3 steps to a more hopeful future.
When your partners children don't like you
How to maximise the chance of a fruitful conversation with the children.
How to find your biological father
The complete guide to finding your biological father. Find out why you should search, why he may have disappeared and what to expect.