A breakup typically means moving out and moving on, but there's one way we still stay connected to our ex: through social media like Facebook and Twitter. Are you obsessively checking your ex's profile? Watch this video first, and then step away from the computer!
Have you gone through a devastating breakup recently? Are you on the cusp of a new relationship and wondering how to move on from your old one? Is a rebound relationship the way to get over being burned by love? If so, help is on the way.
"I assume most people are good people, so I think the hardest thing about breaking up with somebody is ... saying to someone 'I don't like you; I don't want to spend the rest of my life with you.' Nobody wants to say that to somebody!" explains comedian Jared Freid candidly at the onset of this humorous yet insightful look into the "art of breaking up."
It's common for people to struggle with breakups. So, what's the best way to cut your ties?
It's been a while since you two broke up ... well, really, he broke up with you, and you're still feeling heartbroken and confused. And yet, you can't get over him. You've become obsessed with replaying the breakup in your head, and wondering what went so wrong. But you know one thing for sure: you want him back.
Is it taking you longer than you expected to get over your ex? If it's been over a year and you still feel despondent on your old anniversary, take heart: you're not alone. In this video, psychotherapist, author and YourTango Expert Julie Orlov offers advice to one reader who still struggles with her breakup long after it's ended.
In the pre-Internet age, getting over an ex was pretty straightforward. You took his picture off the mantel, avoided places he might be, and gave back that comfy sweatshirt you loved sleeping in (or possibly burned it). 10 Signs You Might Need To Break Up With Your Ex Nowadays, breaking up is a lot more complicated—Facebook and Twitter provide you with up-to-the-minute details about your ex's new life, your cell phone is full of pictures of the two of you together and your iTunes playlist still houses the "For My Greatest Love" playlist.
What happens if you can't stop thinking about your ex-boyfriend or girlfriend? If the relationship ended badly, how are you supposed to move on to a positive dating future? And, how do you keep the ghosts of your exes out of your new relationship? Will Men Date Divorced Women?