Breakups can be difficult. It’s hard to break up. It can be difficult to break up. But, it is the days, weeks, and months that follow. There are many triggers around you. You will find subtle reminders and mementos all around you. They’re waiting for you to feel something. It’s impossible to avoid it.
A song comes on the radio and immediately brings back memories of happy times. It happens that you pass a cafe you used to frequent together, and suddenly you lose all your marbles. Because you don’t have any choice, you let your sadness consume. It demands to be felt. It is the type of pain that doesn’t want to go away.
So you learn to accept it and try to be patient. It has been said that you can only ever heal from someone by letting time take its course. You don’t have to be passive in your efforts to heal. These are some things you can do to get your ex off your mind.
Here are some effective ways to forget about your ex.
1. Make a list of all the bad traits your partner has.
A list is handy in case you need it. You may still think about the feeling of being in love for the first time with your ex. You probably fell in love with their amazing qualities and incredible attributes. You forget that your ex was there for a reason. Keep in mind that your ex was not perfect and that they had certain flaws you can’t bear.
2. Simple meditation is a good option.
Meditation is a good practice. Meditation is good for your soul. It’s no wonder that yogis, Buddhists, and others are so content and happy. Put your phone down, take a deep breath, and let go all your thoughts and emotions.
3. Take care of yourself.
Sometimes it is the best way to get over someone else than to be focused on yourself. Do exactly that. Get healthier. Get to the gym. Learn new skills and get immersed in other cultures. Travel. Go to a play. Visit the museum. Continue reading. It will be easier to forgive your ex if you do things that add value to the life of your family.
4. Your friends are your comfort and refuge.
Your friends are your best friend. You have to turn to your friends because they are your friends. They are supposed to be there for you in your most vulnerable and weakest moments.
5. Try a new hobby to challenge yourself.
You will always find something that keeps you busy, so it’s a great distraction. You can stay focused and engaged with your new hobby. You will have to dedicate a lot of time and energy to this new hobby – it won’t allow you to lose heart over your failed love.
6. Block them on Facebook You can unfollow them on Instagram.
Stop looking at their Snapchats. Sometimes the best way to get over someone, is to completely erase any trace of their existence from your life.
7. Do not put too much pressure on your self to succeed.
It’s not easy to end a relationship. You don’t need to set a time limit to get over your breakup. It doesn’t mean you have to put pressure on yourself. You want to minimize the pain. Even the simplest reminders of your failed relationship with someone you love will not trigger you. It’s a slow process. You can speed it up, but it takes time. Be patient with yourself, and you’ll get better over time. Never let a setback stop you believing that there is love waiting for you.
8. You should not be focusing on the positive memories, but the negative.
Sometimes we forget the right parts when we are nostalgic. We only ever remember the good parts, and that is why we feel sad. However, none of us will ever miss the good parts. These are the things you should focus on if your ex is going to be a good friend. You will be less regretful about the ending of your relationship if you think back to all the bad times.
What was your recovery time? Comment below to let me know!