Category Archives: grief

Mean Lady Talking Podcast Episode 7

Welcome to the Mean Lady Talking Podcast. This is the podcast that tackles tough questions about relationships, life, love and loss. The Mean Lady Podcast is hosted by grief therapist, motivational speaker, best-selling author and attorney, Susan J. Elliott To … Continue reading

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When The Person You Love Doesn’t Love You

It Doesn’t Matter, It Doesn’t Matter, It Doesn’t Matter Because It’s Time to Reject the Rejecter by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2006-2018 Author, “Getting Past Your Breakup: How To Turn A Devastating Loss Into The Best Thing That … Continue reading

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Mean Lady Talking Podcast Episode 5

  Welcome to the Mean Lady Talking Podcast This is the podcast that tackles tough questions about relationships, life, love and loss. The Mean Lady Podcast is hosted by grief therapist, motivational speaker, best-selling author and attorney, Susan J. Elliott … Continue reading

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When The Person You Love Doesn’t Love You

It Doesn’t Matter, It Doesn’t Matter, It Doesn’t Matter Because It’s Time to Reject the Rejecter by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2006-2018 Author, “Getting Past Your Breakup: How To Turn A Devastating Loss Into The Best Thing That … Continue reading

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No Contact: Searching and the Rules of Disengagement

No contact is hard, but so important to healing by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Pining is the subjective and emotional component of urge to search for the lost object. ~ Colin Murray Parkes. Colin Murray Parkes was a grief … Continue reading

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Recycling in Grief or What? Not Here Again!

Requested repost “Grief is a spiral. But am I going up or coming down?” ~ C.S. Lewis I talk about recycling in GBOT because dating often triggers recycling, but so does an anniversary date, the ex’s birthday, moving into your … Continue reading

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There’s Hope after Heartbreak: 5 Things to Help You Heal

Don’t give up the day before the miracle happens Every few months I read an article about someone who committed suicide after a breakup or a person who went on a shooting rampage after a breakup. I urge people to spread the … Continue reading

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My Relationship Ended. Now What?

How to face your loss, feel your feelings, and come out stronger than ever by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Time does not heal all wounds. If it did, no one would have unresolved loss or be bitter years after a breakup.  … Continue reading

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Breakups and Our Unresolved Losses

It’s important to recognize and honor all our losses and heal through grief. by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright @2008-2017 When I was younger, I would break up with someone and be okay for the first day. Then suddenly, … Continue reading

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When The Person You Love Doesn’t Love You

When the Person You Love Doesn’t Love You It Doesn’t Matter, It Doesn’t Matter, It Doesn’t Matter by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2006-2018 Author, “Getting Past Your Breakup: How To Turn A Devastating Loss Into The Best Thing … Continue reading

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Building Your Own Life

Don’t be afraid your life will end; be afraid it will never begin. ~ Grace Hansen This post was written a year before the book was published and when Michael was well (I mention him at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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On Rising Up From the Ashes

This was one of the first posts I wrote on the blog. I was reading the through the first few blog posts and thought this would be a good one to run.  This is one that is partially in the … Continue reading

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8/8 TFTD ~ On Accepting Your Partner

If you’re trying to change your patterns in relationships, the first thing to do is to spend some time observing people when you are dating. Look at them, figure them out. Stop trying to make a good impression on THEM … Continue reading

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2/10 Journey from Abuse

This is a version of this post I rarely run. It’s very graphic, violent and I have tried to tell the story with less. I ran it when the blog was only 3 short months old and there was no … Continue reading

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