Author Archives: Andrea Dunlop

The Better Breakup Checklist: How To Deal When A Relationship Ends

The Better Breakup Checklist: How To Deal When A Relationship Ends

It’s a pretty well-established truth of life that breakups are the WORST. And what do you know? The holidays have officially been declared break-up season. Unlike a summertime breakup where you can be all “whatevs I’m going to the beach,” with a holiday breakup, you’re faced with the prospect of going to holiday parties stag, the pressure of New Year’s Eve, and a long, bleak post-holiday winter. More »

Celebrating Family Holidays With Your Imperfect Family

Celebrating Family Holidays With Your Imperfect Family

The aggressive good cheer of the holidays affects everyone differently: you can get carried along in a tidal wave of joy and eggnog, or it can remind you of what you don’t have: Cleaver-like parents or a significant other to share it all with, let alone one who lets Jon Hamm talk him or her into buying you a Mercedes. And if you’ve suffered a recent loss in your family, the season can be heartbreaking. More »