4 Ways to Know When You Are Ready to Move On After a Breakup

4 Ways to Know When You Are Ready to Move On After a Breakup

How Quickly Should you Move on After a Breakup?  If you’ve watched the TV series ‘Sex and the City’ you know Charlotte’s rule: You should take half the length of your relationship and that’s how long it takes to heal from your past relationship. We love Charlotte, but relationships and breakups aren’t always that crystal clear. Each breakup, just like each relationship, is unique. Sometimes we’ve seen them coming a mile away and we were prepared when it actually happened. Other times, we were completely side swiped. We didn’t see it coming and it hurt really bad so the healing time was longer before we could get back on the saddle. Here are 4 ways to Know When You Are Ready to Move On After a Breakup #1 When you see your ex’s best friend, you aren’t charged up to talk about your ex with them. When we still have a good amount of emotion, seeing your ex’s best bud will only ignite all the frustration, anger, and other negative emotions. If you can handle a conversation without feeling pulled under the tide of emotion, then you are probably in a good place with the breakup. You may not be over them completely, BUT you are able to talk to their best friend without feeling upset or wanting to trash talk your ex. You may feel how good it was to see and talk to them. #2 You can visit places that remind you of your ex without realizing it right away. There are some places that just remind you of your ex, especially when you just breakup. You might...
My Boyfriend Cheated, Now What? – Breakup Advice

My Boyfriend Cheated, Now What? – Breakup Advice

Question: I’ve been with my boyfriend for about a year. I love him like crazy. He cheated on me about a month ago. I found out through a friend and he admitted it and apologized. He says that he really wants to be with me. I feel like things have been very different between us since it’s happened. I don’t feel that same strong connection like when we first got together. I just feel unsure if our relationship can handle the cheating. I also don’t feel like I can trust him any more. What do I do? Answer: First off, I want to say that I’m sorry that you were cheated on. It can feel like a blow to the gut. I can understand your confusion. When you really love someone and cheating happens unexpectedly, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with emotion. So what do you do now, you ask?? The low down about cheating… Cheating can happen when the partner involved doesn’t feel as fulfilled in their relationship. This can happen when they aren’t feeling satisfied emotionally, sexually, or even intellectually. You said you haven’t felt as connected to your boyfriend since it happened, but what about before the cheating? Have you felt like things have been ‘good’ between you two? Maybe you’ve noticed that you’ve been pulling away from each other for awhile now. Maybe you don’t want to admit it. The real deal about cheating — It’s mostly used as an exit strategy. Yes, sometimes couples can go on happy after cheating takes place. But most of the time, it’s used as a way to communicate...