My latest for Match.com is on breakups. Needless to say, it's a topic I learned a lot about before
I met and married Steve.

Breakups 101
By Margot Carmichael Lester

The end of a relationship can be a truly difficult time. Learn how to refocus your energy and be open to finding someone who is an even better fit for you.

Most wounds heal naturally, but if your last relationship ended with a near-fatal blow, it might not be enough to erase all your sweetie’s emails, de-friend them on Facebook or delete that number from your cell. You might need to take stronger action.

“When you’ve split up with someone, you’re not only dealing with a sudden absence in your life but also most likely battling feelings of anger or rejection or both, especially if you’ve been dumped,” explains Anna Jane Grossman, the author of It’s Not Me, It’s You. continue reading here.