Overcoming a Relationship Break up

Any relationship break up can have devastating effects on a person. Of course, the effects felt from the breakup, to some extent, will depend on the type of relationship that has broken down.

Those going through a breakdown in their marriage, or with their live-in partner will have different feelings from those whose mother/daughter or father/son has broken down.

Any type of breakup can be extremely difficult to deal with.

If your relationship has gone past the point of no return, then relationship break up will be inevitable and moving on with your life is the next step.

In this case pondering about what you once had, all the good times you shared and putting blame on the other is pointless and only causes more hurt.

You Must Try to Move On

If you have suffered a break up of your relationship, you now want to concentrate on moving on and this alone can be extremely difficult especially if the breakup concerns a marriage or live in partner.

It will almost certainly help if are able to begin rebuilding your life after the break up with a positive attitude and friends can be a huge help at this time.

If you have a close friend all the better. Confiding in a friend can be very helpful. Often just having a shoulder to cry on may bring enormous relief.

Make plans with them to go out, maybe for dinner or to a movie, anything you enjoy doing, go out and do it. Birthdays and anniversaries are often one of the hardest times to deal with and a little planning beforehand can work wonders.

Try and Stay Busy

Make sure that you have something planned to fill your free time on those days and the more fun the activity, the better.

Time is a healer so keep busy and positive and eventually you will begin to enjoy life again.

Go from Relationship Break up back to the How to End a Relationship page.

Go back to the home page.