Michelle James

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How to Pronounce the Most Confusing Designer Names on the Red Carpet

Avoiding wardrobe malfunctions and slip-and-fall mishaps are not the only concerns celebrities have on the red carpet.<p>While the Golden Globes are one …

Ralph Lauren

Quit Waiting for an Apology

I think we should revisit the whole chump phenomenon of needing an apology from your cheater. It’s so galling. They broke this relationship, this …

Divorce

7 Steps To Find Your New Normal After Divorce

There's no way around it, divorce is one of the most difficult life challenges a person can face. Even the most amicable splits are messy and scary and brutally heartbreaking. So while I can't help with the heartbreak, I have compiled a simple list of steps to help take some of the messy and scary …

What Divorce Brings Part Two

So I'm sitting here reading <i>People Magazine</i> and don't ask me why -- it usually depresses me. Once I get past the photos in the front of celebrities with their beautiful children touring Disney Land, Fiji or a fantastic city in Europe I stop on the Book Picks and that of course depresses me because I …

18 Breakup Movies on Netflix

When you’re going through a breakup, a little escape can be welcome relief. While some people prefer to cope by laughing, others prefer to be met …

Breakups

7 Idiotic Things Cheaters Say, and How to Respond

Stop talking now, cheaters.<p>People are usually just so gobsmacked by the excuses cheaters give that they sputter in disbelief. Wouldn't you love to know what's going on inside cheaters' noggins to make them spout such nonsense? Well, here's your guide to stupid shit cheaters say and how to …

Relationships

Forgive Infidelity? Are You Nuts?

When I descended from my mountain meditation I was at peace with how I was dealing with the absence of Mr. Jackpot. I felt like I was being true to …

Positive Thinking

The Dreaded Fear They're Going to Be Better for Someone Else

I get the same letter here at Chump Lady over and over again. It goes like this:<p><i>I know he’s a liar and a cheat. He did 14,357 unspeakable things (all</i> …

Relationships

11 Reasons There's No Such Thing As A 'Failed Marriage'

There's a quote from novelist Victoria Holt that's particularly well-suited to describe the divorce experience. “Never regret," she wrote. "If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience.”<p>Regardless of how you feel about your former marriage, it undoubtedly taught you something about …

This Is What It's Like To Divorce At 40 After 14 Years Of Marriage

<i>"This Is Divorce At..." is a HuffPost Divorce series delving into divorce at every stage of life. Want to share your experience of divorcing at a certain age? Email us at divorce@huffingtonpost.com or tweet @HuffPost Divorce.</i><p>Anne MacDonald is wrapping up the divorce process after two years of …

Weight Loss: What to Eat to Lose Weight - Great Ideas : People.com

The news is bloated with information on weight loss—but as it turns out, there are some simple key rules to keep in mind.<p>Researchers at Tufts …

Nutrition

In Praise Of Women Who Give All The F**ks

Michelle Obama gives zero fucks. Emma Stone gives zero fucks. Cersei Lannister from “Game of Thrones” gives zero fucks. Abolitionist Sojourner Truth gave zero fucks. Pinterest is filled with skinny models wearing “Zero Fucks Given” tanks. Even the women in historical paintings give absolutely zero …

Why Letting Go of Feeling Wronged Is So Right

<i>"Yes, our marriage had its shortcomings but I never dreamed that my husband would leave for work one day and never come back. I got a text around midnight, saying he's leaving me. It turns out he was having an affair with a neighbor that lived a block away. I was pregnant with our third child and</i> …

Better, Not Bitter: Why Being Cheated On Is A Blessing In Disguise

Being in love is amazing. Being cheated on is sh*t. But, let’s look at the positives here.<p>Everyone needs to experience rock bottom — the kind of low …

The Surprising Details That Lead To Online Dating Success

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer<p>Published: 02/13/2015 11:49 AM EST on LiveScience<p>Attention, online daters: If you want to get lucky in love, it's better to go with the screen name AdorableAnnie, rather than ZoltantheDestroyer.<p>That and other insights come from a large new review of online …

Divorced and Not Dating

I am not dating. I've been divorced for over six years now, and I'm not in a relationship. I'm not looking to be in one, either. There have been a few beaus, a couple more serious than the others, some purely physical. But right now, and for the past several months, I've been absolutely, …

What Happened When I Stopped Crying Over My Divorce

<i>By Nancy Lay-King for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>I spent the first thee months after filing for divorce crying. I had no idea that much water existed in my body. I often woke up out of a dead sleep with racking sobs; I cried in the shower; I cried in my car at lunch, and every night, sat on my patio, crying …

The Truth About Middle-Aged Divorce, From Someone Who's Been There

<i>"This Is Divorce At..." is a HuffPost Divorce series delving into divorce at every stage of life. Want to share your experience of divorcing at a certain age? Email us at divorce@huffingtonpost.com or tweet @HuffPost Divorce.</i><p>It happened quietly and almost imperceptibly, but at some point during her …

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The Top 10 CrossFit Articles of 2014

<b>From the Kevin Ogar accident to the launch of Grid, 2014 has thrown out some questions the CrossFit community.</b> Our expert coaches have been on hand …

28 Pieces From 2014 That Should Be Required Reading For Women

In the social media age, sometimes it feels like the relevance of a single story lasts about as long as it takes to tweet about it. It can feel like a sensory overload, a near-constant "on to the next!" But once in a while you read a piece that seeps into your core, and sticks with you even months …

The Worst Dating Advice I Ever Heard

OK there’s a lot of dating advice out there, we all know that. Everyone and their grandmother has a dating blog now. Some of us have been around for …

8 Foods Celebrity Fitness Trainers Won't Eat

<b>Tara Stiles: Alcohol</b><br>If you want to erase a few years from your face, then stop with the fancy cocktails, says yogini Tara Stiles: "No one wants to hear this one, but if you want your body to operate optimally and look fantastic—and younger—avoid alcohol." If Tara's client, Brooklyn Decker, is …

10 Reasons to Feel Thankful On Thanksgiving Despite Your Nasty Divorce

It's hard to feel thankful when you're trying to cope with your nasty divorce, and all you can think about is that your marriage is over, your kids are crying, finances might be tough and the future seems bleak.<p>BUT, in the words of Taylor Swift, I want you to shake it off and really focus on all …

He Cheated: 10 Ways to Move On With Your Life

<b>The Apology You Want That Never Comes</b><p>Have you ever been cheated on?<p>I have.<p>It's one of the most gut-wrenching experiences to go through. My ex-husband cheated not once but twice.<p>When someone you love and trust does something horrendous, like have an affair that causes your marriage or relationship …

Do schools kill creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

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