How to Move on After a Breakup: Honest Advise on How to Pick Yourself Up

We can all agree that breaking up with someone you love is devastating to deal with alone. She was the one, the love of your life, and the woman you could see yourself marrying.

Yet, you constantly fought, broke up, got back together and finally you have had enough. The break up in final, and now you are in the stages of missing her and trying to figure out how to move on after a breakup.

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The process can be painful, upsetting, but in the end, it will be worth it. It will be normal to have your nights when you may cry, you may want to call her, or you may want to ask her for one more attempt in your relationship.

Before reading this article you have to understand that these are all normal emotions you will feel. This article is designed to help you overcome long lasting effects of your breakup so that you can move on as quickly as possible and get yourself back out there.

Picking Yourself Up: How to Move On after a Breakup

Cut Communication: It will be Better for you

Look, you have to understand that this is the most vital starting point you need in order to move on after a breakup.

You must delete her number from your phone because we know after a couple of drinks your hand begins to move towards your phone and somehow a regrettable text is sent to her.

Deleting her number will ensure that you cannot make a mistake like that because texting her will only make you feel worse.

You also have to delete her from ALL social media, and this is because you do not need to see her updates on her profiles.

Eliminating her from your life may seem dramatic or drastic, but you have to understand it is the decision you have to make to help to move on.

If you don’t you will find yourself searching her profile and getting upset about missing her .

Do not try and get back Together…Again

Listen, if you and your girlfriend broke up and got back together more than once then it is a good thing she is your Ex. This is a major sign of an unhealthy relationship or just lack of maturity.

You are just going back to her because you may feel lonely and she was someone who was always there, but you have to cut her out of your life if you want to move forward. In order to move on after a breakup you cannot even contemplate getting back with her.

She was obviously not the right girl for your, so keep it that way. There is no point in wasting your time on someone who will not fill the need that you are looking for in a relationship.

You should focus on finding someone who will actually make you happy instead of stressed out and angry all the time.

Check out this guided meditation to let go of a relationship:​

Keep Friends around to keep you positive

Keeping your group of friends around you will be the best decision for you after a breakup. They will know exactly what to do to get you out of the house and back on your feet.

The last thing you need after a breakup is to stay in your house alone in sadness. Now, you don’t need to go and have a bunch of one-night-stands, but you do need to go out with the guys and get your mind off your ex.

Don’t go out looking for a hookup, but go out with the intention of having a good time with your buddies.

The main reason is because if your Ex was a negative influence in your life then your friendships with your friends may have been affected, and you now can use this time to repair them and get back to having fun.

You will know when you have found the right girl when your friendship with your boys doesn’t change, and she fits into your group of friends.​

New Hobbies will keep your mind occupied

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As Cliché as it sounds, but after a breakup you should purchase yourself a gym membership. The reason is pretty simple: Diversion.

Take your anger out on something that will make you feel better about yourself and make her super jealous. Yes, it's petty but will make a big difference. Go to the gym, lose weight, put on a little bit of muscle, and shoot your confidence through the roof!

Do you want to know how to move on after a breakup? Keep your mind occupied to other things especially developing yourself.

Change your mind, because it was in such a negative space when you were with your ex. Change your body, because you need to keep it healthy and not let negativity or sadness affect your health.

These two mental state will ensure you’ll bounce back and move forward with a better life than you had with your ex.​

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Remember that there are better Fish in the Sea

She wasn’t the one for you, and you need to accept that and get over her. There is a better girl for you out there, and she will make you a happy man. After your breakup do not get into any sort of relationship for a while.

If you have hook-ups that is not an issue, but do not pursue a relationship because you still are craving for that dependency, and you need to eliminate that desire before you attempt to find a new girlfriend.

For this part of moving forward, you have to remember that there are many other girls out there, and one of them will be the perfect match for you.

Just remember you need to focus on clearing your head, realizing your worth, and know that there is someone out there for you.

In conclusion

The real challenge will be how committed you are too moving forward. You read this article because you questioned how to move on after a breakup. You may have struggled with thinking about her and wanting to call her up, but after reading this you should have the tools you need to be strong and get over her.

You can do better than her, and you may not see it now, but eventually you will. Your life will begin to open up in such a positive light that you have not experienced because she unfortunately was a negative impact in your world. So take your chin up and focus more on improving yourself.

Terrence Kennedy

Written by Terrence Kennedy

Terrence Kennedy is the man’s man on a journey to self-discovery. A traveler, extreme sports aficionado, an observant wanderer, a DIY-Know-How, an ultimate outsider and a documentarist of culture, sex, dating, relationship, fashion, style and gentleman's etiquette. He has learned a lot through his escapades, and is happy to pass that knowledge on to you.

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