The worst part about having that intimacy ripped away is the question that lingers: What the hell am I supposed to do now? After a breakup you have three choices, says relationship and breakup expert Susan J. Spend time and energy focusing on your ex, trying to win them back and possibly succeeding. Go on as if nothing happened, perhaps falling into the first relationship that comes along. Not surprisingly, all of our experts are in favor of the last option. Wait, no option to cry yourself to sleep over rom coms while eating your feelings?
This is Why Your First Breakup Sucks the Most - Whole Hearts For Everyone - Mend
I remember my first breakup. That horrid feeling of loss overwhelmed me, as if a wave of awful feelings had waited all night to sweep over my bed and drown me in the morning. With time I got a little better. I thought I was moving on. And then I saw pictures of her on social media that made it clear she had moved on.
The very real pain of breakups. Why they hurt so much and what you can do about it.
I have gone through some sucky break ups and I have made them suck harder by doing A LOT of the self-sabotaging below. It makes you feel better temporarily. But doing this crap only delays your healing, makes you look like a psycho, and worries your mom. Stop it.
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