8 Tips on how to get over a break up

Heartbreak is possibly one of the worst things that we can ever experience. A bereavement of sorts but, arguably, made worse by the knowledge that the person is still out there somewhere with someone else doing all the same things that they used to do with you. It feels like your whole world has come crashing down around your ears and there is no way forward for you. But the pain does ease and you will, of course, move on, only it takes time. So, let us share with your some tips on how to get over a break up:

Accept the pain

It is only natural to feel a sense of loss and all little things, all around you, will remind you of that loss for some time to come. Accepting that pain as a natural part of the healing process is just the first step to coming to terms with the heartbreak. There’s nothing wrong with you, it will pass, and in time you will come to remember the happiness of the relationship, rather than the sadness of the split.

Change your routine

Change of any sort is not something that we humans are particularly comfortable with, but if you try and embrace the change and start to see it as a new beginning it will help. Remove the constant reminders of your partner from your life. Redecorate your home, the way you like it, or rearrange the furniture and remove some of those constant reminders that you have of your ex-partner.

Remind yourself that you are special

Take a good long look in the mirror and remind yourself who you really are. You’re not just the other half of a partnership, you are an individual in your own right, you are special. It’s a painful thought right now, but you can manage on your own for now.

Take a look from the outside

Imagine for a moment that you are a friend looking at your situation and think about how they would view the breakup. They may think it sad and disappointing for you, but is it the end of the world? Taking a third party view can sometimes help you to be more objective and allow you to move on a bit quicker.

Don’t be afraid to talk to someone about it

Talking really can help to get over a break up; if you have a close friend or a family member who you can talk to, then do it. Bottling emotions up inside will only make things seem worse and talking things through will help you to get things straightened out in your mind.

Don’t be afraid to let go

How to get over a break up? Let go and move on! Easy for someone else to say, isn’t it? Accepting the change though is an important part of the healing process and refusing to accept it and dwelling on the past will only make things worse in the long run.

Believe in yourself, you will find love again

Thinking that you’ll never find another is an easy trap to fall into and, for a while, not trying to find someone else may not be a bad thing. But let’s be honest here, there are over six billion other people out there in the world, so the odds are with you in finding just one of them that you will love.

Think about new beginnings

Give yourself a bit of a boost and try and think about the future. Imagine you are in a long corridor filled with millions of closed doors. There’s only one that’s been closed and there’s all those other ones yet to be opened to find out what’s behind.

No one is pretending that getting over a break up and dealing with a heartbreak is easy, but the pain will ease and you will move on. It just takes a bit of time, that’s all.

Feel free to share other tips on how to get over a break up in the comment section below.

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