5 Ways To Survive A Breakup
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5 Ways To Survive A Breakup

We've all been through a break up. Here's a few tips to help you get through it.

5 Ways To Survive A Breakup
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A breakup is by NO means easy. Whether you were the dumper or the dumpee....it still sucks. But remember, it's not the end of the world and YOU WILL GET THROUGH IT. To make life and the process much easier here are a few ways to get through the hard times.

1. Let yourself ugly cry.

LET. IT. ALL. OUT. And don't be ashamed to do it. You just broke up with someone you once called/considered the love of your life. It's okay. Sometimes we need exactly that to then move on to bigger and better things. Go grab your snuggie, pillow pet and ben & jerry's and blast your "sad break up" playlist and CRY YOUR EYES OUT because YOU DESERVE IT.

2. Keep yourself busy!

Breaking up with someone that you invested a lot of your time and energy in is never easy. The best thing for you to do is to keep yourself as busy as possible; make sure you don't have time to dwell on the fact that you're no longer with that person because it will not be help you with the healing process.


In order for you to not dwell on the fact that you're recently single, you NEED to remove your ex from any type of social media because you KNOW you're going to creep...but if you're in that "but I miss him/her" phase or that crazy stalker ex phase....it's STILL necessary. They're an ex for a reason. You can stalk them when you're not freshly single and you've had enough time to fully accept that they are your ex.

4. Go out and have fun!

You just been in a relationship for some time now and now it's over...it SUCKS...but look on the bright side: it's your time to be single again!! Go out, mingle and have FUN! It's sad that you don't have your "person" anymore but it's still fun to be able to go out with your friends and flirt with ANYONE you want and not feel guilty about it. Even though things didn't work out with your ex, it DOESN'T mean it's the end of the game for you. There's someone out there for everyone.

5. Don't get back with your ex.

PLEASE, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD... please do yourself a favor and do NOT get back with your ex. Please remember these words and keep on repeating them to yourself whenever you're feeling vulnerable and on the verge of getting back with them: THEY ARE AN EX FOR A REASON (!!!!!). If things didn't work out the first time what makes you think things are going to miraculously change and work out a second time? Just don't do it and save yourself from going through the same cycle of fighting about the SAME STUFF and the SAME heart break all over again.

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