Our Favorite Dumped Divas of All Time

Even famous icons get dumped…but look at

how they all POWERED UP after their breakups (with the exception of our Anne Boleyn – but who coulda predicted that one!?) Let them be an inspiration, ladies!

Anne Boleyn
Dumped by King Henry VIII
Talk about getting the ax. There is nothing a vibrator or a luxurious bath could have done to save her ass… or neck.

Maria Callas
Dumped by Onassis
Onassis dumped her flat on her ass for Jackie Kennedy. Comes back to her when Jackie dumps him. Maria used her time away from him wisely. She assessed the situation and realized… HE’S AN UGLY TOAD.

Katharine Graham
Dumped by Phil Graham
Her gazzilonaire daddy hands over the Washington Post to her depressed, nervous, philandering hubby instead of her. What up with that?? The husband kills himself in ‘63, she takes over and kicks ass with no experience whatsoever. She led her family’s newspaper for more than two decades overseeing its most famous period, Watergate, which led to the resignation of Nixon. This former housewife went on to write a Pulitzer Prize winning memoir in 1998 and is a great example of reinventing yourself!

And speaking of “Empowerment Babes, we’ll be interviewing incredible real women on our upcoming podcast show, DUMPED411. These inspiring ladies are gonna dish about reinvention, lovers and living a fabulous life. Sign up to our email list if you wanna be the first to know when the show is live! http:www.dumped411.com

Illustration by Alexandra Rosa

12 Sex Resolutions To Ring In 2013 With a “BANG”

After being single for about six months, I finally came alive again, and by alive, I mean … alive down there. After my breakup, I thought I’d never want to have sex again. My libido, along with my record collection and art books, got lost in the shuffle. Months went by where I saw single pals on the prowl and just was not interested. I worked on my strength, on my joy factor – but it was my co-author and hot-blooded pal who brought me back to the living, insisting that I practice the resolutions I share with you below. And when the libido did come back – it came back in spades. The more I loved myself again, the more I wanted to spread the joy.

Read the full article in Huffington Post


29 Surprising Perks of Getting Dumped

21. NO MORE CRUMBS – you deserve the LOAF!

Check out 28 more perks from our full piece in Howaboutwe.com



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I decided that I wanted to be all the things that I loved about HIM...a strong, independent, fierce, bilingual globe trotter–Mary Shafrath