When your ex starts dating someone else
Be creative by writing, painting or trying a new artistic form.Exercise your body by taking a class or watching some You Tube videos of easy workouts you can do from home.Chelsea Hathaway, a senior at Framingham State University, says, "You always hope you will be 'the one' that they always wish they could have back, and once you see they are moving on and dating someone new you realize that part of your life is over." Instead: Get out of the house or dorm every once in a while.Even just going for a walk or changing your scenery will help. Even if it is a brief text just letting someone know you’re still alive and they don’t have to take care of the litter box for you can be good enough.Emily*, a senior at Framingham State University, says, "I was getting ready to finally enter a new relationship with someone I felt a true connection with.And once I realized that I had that new person and my ex had moved on, I felt that it was okay to officially move on myself." Instead: Spend time with the important people who are already in your life.Talk more with your family and reach out to friends.Have a girls’ night, start binging a new show or go to the spa.
Again, please keep their identity a secret Click on the "Continue" button search with your zip/postal code.Hooking up with someone may distract you from whatever you are feeling now, but it probably won’t help in the long run. Unless you genuinely care for the person and want to have fun or be with them, it won’t do you or them any justice to just mess around.And even if you do find someone that you want to be with, make sure you feel that you are ready for a new relationship and not to rush into things.It doesn’t necessarily matter what you do, but the extra energy that you get from your emotions can be an amazing power source that you use otherwise.When you devote time and effort to someone, it is okay to be sad when they move on and give to someone else want you possibly wanted.
Some amount of sadness is normal Dealing with a breakup is hard as it is.