For one? Step away from the Ben and Jerry's pint.
In completely obvious news, breakups suck. But sometimes, the aftermath can be even more confusing and emotionally draining. It's totally normal to make some questionable decisions post-split — you're feeling lost, hurt, and less confident than usual. So to help you navigate this tricky breakup world, we've rounded up some of the common landmines you'll want to avoid.
Just think of us as that helpful friend who pulls you back whenever you're about to do something you'll probably regret — like dying your hair green because he HATED the color green (um, so will you when it's on your head). Here, what not to do after a breakup:
Blow up his phone with several calls and texts per day. This is kind of like stalking, so, if he isn't calling you back, hang up the phone. Also, you have better things to do!
Eat your feelings. Yes, Chinese food would go great with the four hours of Netflix you plan to watch tonight, but making this an every night thing is not healthy. Plus, it won't make you feel better — just bloated.
Read more at Women's Health: 10 Things You Should Never EVER Do After A Breakup
This article was originally published at Women's Health. Reprinted with permission from the author.