Breakups can be difficult. When you are romantically involved with someone for a long time, and then (what seems like suddenly) they are gone, it can be a lot to deal with.
People break up all the time, and for different reasons. It could be that one of the partners feels like there is no love anymore or the relationship went cold. Or perhaps there was a betrayal of trust. When a breakup happens, it’s natural to get depressed and hide from the world. Some folks might even engage in self-destructive behavior, but we can suggest some better, healthier ideas.
If you are going through a breakup, and want some ideas of how to cope, here are 25 Ways to Survive A Hard Break Up.
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Block Them on Social Media
Don’t have any contact with them at all. Don’t like any pictures. Don’t write to see how they’re doing.
Just pull the plug and block all contact on all social media sites. It will be hard at first, but worth it. You’ll heal faster when you’re not constantly reminded of your broken relationship.
Take up Kickboxing
Not only will you release the anger you may be feeling, but you can kick and punch things (and pretend it’s your ex if you need to).
You won’t go to jail for assault, and – bonus! – you can lose weight.
Write a Hate Letter to Your Ex
When you write a letter to someone, you end up saying a lot more than when you talk. So, get all those feelings out on paper.
Tell them how hurt you feel. Call them all the names in the book. It’s a freeing experience, but you aren’t going to send the letter.
(We know, what the heck, right?) The trick is, just writing the letter will release some of that pain.
Go Out with Friends
You might have neglected some of your friends while you were with your significant other. Now is the time to restrengthen those friendships.
It may feel weird at first, but great friends will be there for you. Go out with them, have dinner, or go dancing.
Have a Cry Fest
Crying is good for the soul. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.
However, it will probably be easier if you don’t do it randomly in the middle of a grocery store. But, in your home, let the tears flow.