Breakups are the kind of thing that will probably happen to everyone at least once in their lifetime.
They’re undeniably rough and can leave you feeling worthless, miserable, and straight-up down-in-the-dumps. You may even find yourself wondering if you’ll ever be able to move past the loss of your loved one. The good news is, you definitely can.
Though it may take some time, there are some tried-and-true ways to give yourself the grieving and getting-over process you need.
Acknowledge Your Pain
One thing that can make breakups especially tough is the fact that you may not want to admit that you’re hurting. It can be an easy bandaid to try and keep going about life as usual – going to work or school and keeping yourself extra busy so that you don’t have to think about the loss.
Instead, own up to the fact that you’re hurt. Cry, write sad letters, and be in your feelings for as long as you need to in order to release some of the pain that you may be feeling.
Balance Your Sadness With Self Care
Balance out your grieving by doing one thing every day to help yourself heal. That can be any number of things, from removing an exes belongings out of your home to rearranging your space so that it feels like new.
Your Emotions Are Important
The worst part of breakups is that they can feel like an endless pit of despair. However, taking time for yourself is a really great way to start fresh and move on. Using this time to work on yourself and better understand your emotions will help make you a stronger person overall.