Romantic love is powerful. It exists at the heart of some of the greatest literature ever written, and appears again and again in daily life, movies, books, TV, news, magazines, blogs, and radio. While falling in love can be the best moments of a person’s life, breaking up can be some of the worst. This is especially true for those who are more empathetic.
If you are looking to get over a break up, then there are some techniques out there that you will benefit from. Lets review the 3 R’s of getting over a break up fast. With any luck, the R’s will give you an idea of what you need to do to move on with your life.
Rationalize your past relationship. By that, I mean talk it over in your head. When did it start, when did it end? Why did it end? Treat your love life like a detective working through a crime scene. Divorce your emotion from the process and objectively look at why you are no longer in the relationship. By rationalizing your relationship, you can look at the cold hard facts behind what was good and bad. In doing so, it is easier to figure out what you miss and should look for in your next relationship. In addition, it helps to lessen the intense feelings that you may never be happy again. Truth be told, the world is a big place with a lot of people in it. You will have many opportunities to be happy with another person.
Get out there and find someone new. Whether this is a one time thing or another life long commitment, take the time to test the waters and your own feelings by dating someone new. It will help you process your own emotions and show yourself truly how you feel. Both of these will help you get over a break up fast.
Trying to forget your Ex will only lead to trouble. So to will idealizing your Ex after you break up. The best thing you can do is to remember them along with the good and bad. Consider creating a box that you can put your memories in. That way, you have a physical record of your time spent, and the significance your Ex had in your life.