One of the most difficult challenges after a divorcing or losing a spouse or significant other is learning how to move on without them. Although it may seem impossible, there are some great tips on how to move on that will make you happier in the long-run. Read on to learn the 5 ways you can slowly start to move on after your breakup.
GET OVER A BREAKUP
No one said your breakup would be easy, but there is still life after relationship. Experience what comes with a breakup: pain, but don't let it take over you. If you could use encouragement and support during your breakup, read the tips by expert Elizabeth Stone.
Have you been struggling with thoughts of an ex who just isn’t around anymore? Are you thrilled he’s gone but having trouble ending the obsession over him and just plain feeling bad about your breakup? Try these eleven simple and easy tips for how to get over your ex. Go cold turkey. Sometimes your ex is an addiction. The best way to break an addiction like this is to go cold turkey. Don’t call, text, email, skype or communicate by pigeon. Avoid him on all social media sites.
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I had been dating this guy since 2005 when we broke up last May — for the fourth time. We broke up because he was treating me like I wasn't one of his priorities, along with the fact that he had stopped putting effort into our relationship; he would disappear for days, he wouldn't tell me when he was going out with friends, and he stood me up several times. I decided to confront him and he said he needed time...
About four years ago, psychotherapist Rachel Sussman started witnessing love-life chaos from every direction. Her sister's five-year relationship hit the rocks. Some of her closest friends' marriages ended in divorces. She had an influx of clients in her practice dealing with devastating breakups. And Sussman got a front-row glimpse into how women handle that horrible road through Splitsville—a topic she felt she had to tackle. She felt instantly compelled to write about it.
Breaking up sucks. Even if the break up is really for the best it's so difficult to deal with the grief of losing someone who was a big part of your life. And when you're dealing with crappy situations it's hard to stay healthy.
For me, 2011 was a bi-polar year. I had a lot of really amazing highs—won a work award, was honored at a fancy pants gala, got my face on the cover of a magazine, smashed my half marathon PR—but there was one heartbreaking low that really defined my whole year.
A while back I was dating a guy that I was really into. In hindsight, the relationship was ridiculous… but I was transported by what seemed like some of the best between-the-sheets I've ever had, and I besotted myself into some idea that we had a future. So I was devastated when I was dumped, over email.
If only "washing a man out of our hair" were as simple as a wash, rinse and repeat cycle. In reality, breaking off attachment to an ex is hard—but not impossible—work. Here are 10 easy-to-follow tips for washing a hard-to-forget ex from your life: 1. Indulge In A "Pity Diet"
Sometimes the recovery period after a failed relationship lasts as long as—or longer—than the relationship. The circumstances in every relationship may be different, but post-breakup emotions are as universal as the stages of grief. As part of our "Break Up With Your Ex" initiative, geared at helping readers finally let go of past loves, we asked YourTango Experts to answer the big breakup questions we've all asked.
What happens when you're already broken up, but just can't break up with the past? It's bad enough to end things with a person, but to have to say adieu to memories and the invisible, yet somehow tangible, threads that connect you to a former relationship can be even harder. Here are a few (healthy) ways to break up with your ex.