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There’s no denying that the process to recover from a breakup can be hard. It can be even worse if you’re going through a divorce or breaking up with someone who you started dating following a divorce. Even though, we would love to say that there is a magic cure for your heartbreak, actually there isn’t anything that will completely help besides time.

On the other hand, there are a few things you can do to help pass the time until the day when you begin feeling like yourself again.

Here are our 5 tips to help you recover from a breakup.

  1. Talk to Someone.
    First and foremost, keeping your emotions inside isn’t going to help. One of the best things you can do is to find someone to talk to. Of course, this would be a friend or family member who is willing to listen and lend support. You’re going through a lot and it’s always a good idea to get your feelings out and discuss them with other people.
  1. Give Your Mind a Break.
    Overthinking does no good, if you want to recover from a breakup. It won’t change what happened, or how you feel about the situation. In addition, shut your mind off for a while. Allow yourself to be sad without trying to figure out what went wrong or how you could have prevented it.
  1. Don’t Contact Your Ex.
    We’re talking full cut off. Similarly, no calls, texts, e-mails, Instagram / Facebook stalking. Nothing. Quit them cold turkey, and even unfollow them on social media sites if you need to, just don’t contact them.
  1. Keep Busy.
    Keeping yourself busy will help prevent you from constantly overthinking the situation. Do a few things on your to-do list that you’ve been avoiding. In fact, there’s nothing like the feeling of accomplishing something you’ve been meaning to do.
  2. Do Something for You.
    Therefore, go for a run, get a massage, read a book, go for dinner with friends. Most of all, do something for yourself that you haven’t done in a while. Think about what makes you the happiest and do that! Taking care of yourself will make you stronger, and more confident, and in turn, can help you bounce back from the breakup more quickly.

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