Tag: Post break-up

Three essential items for your post-breakup to do list

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Let’s be real: breakups are rough. Regardless of how good your relationship was before the split, a breakup is a jarring event that can feel unnatural. Overnight, the person you shared every thought with suddenly becomes the person you’re not allowed to speak to anymore. It’s no wonder many of us struggle to get through those first few days after a breakup without either taking the other person back, or begging for a second chance when you don’t really want one. If you’re going through a breakup right now, these tips will help you stay strong through those first few painful days. Craft a simple breakup story Everyone wants to know what happened. While your family and friends may have the best intentions, it’s not helpful to you to continually rehash the situation. For your own sanity, come up with a brief and vague account of the split to tell most of the people who ask. Keep the real story for your closest friends who are helping you through the breakup. Get out of the house Often the best way to get through the first few days of a breakup is also the thing you least feel like doing. When we’re sad and dejected, the last thing we want to do is put on a nice clean shirt and head out to a coffee shop or a Meetup at the park. But if you can get over this hump, you will be so glad that you did. If you have limited mobility and struggle to… Read More