Bouncing Back After A Breakup

by - July 09, 2018


No one ever wants to go through a breakup, but sometimes it's the best thing for both individuals. We can often end up trapped in loveless relationships that aren’t doing our lives any good, and it really is much more beneficial for each party to get out. If you do bring a toxic or pointless relationship to an end, you will certainly feel all the benefits eventually. However, even if ending a relationship was the best thing to do, hardly anyone feels that great about it straight afterwards. In actual fact, most people will find that they lose some of their self-confidence after a breakup. Bouncing back to our usual selves can be quite tricky. Here are som tips that can help you bounce back better than ever!

Go Out With Friends
You don’t have a guy to date right now. But that isn’t so bad - after all, it gives you more time to hang out with all your girlfriends! Everyone has been through a breakup before and your friends will know exactly what you're going through. So they will certainly want to be there for you and help you through this difficult time. Lots of people find that surrounding themselves with their friends’ positivity can help them build up their self-confidence before they get back into the dating world.

Watch Your Health
We’ve all seen the movie Bridget Jones’ Diary and are totally familiar with the idea that people turn to comfort foods once they split up with a partner. Unfortunately, this isn’t something that Hollywood has made up - lots of people do turn to comfort eating to deal with their feelings! To make sure you don’t put your health at risk and knocking your self confidence, you should watch your diet and ensure you get plenty of exercise in the aftermath of a breakup. Getting plenty of exercise will also make your body release endorphins which can greatly improve your mood!

Return To Dating Slowly
Dating can be a good way to boost your confidence. However, you might not have been on a date or tried to approach other people for quite some time if you were with your ex for a few years. Do what you feel comfortable with, it could be asking friends to set you up with someone you know or trying out some dating apps. Only start to date again however when you truly feel ready, not as a way to mask the pain as it will only end in more tears. Date again for the right reasons. 

Celebrate Yourself
It is important to remember that you are a unique individual with brilliant qualities. And you need to celebrate all of these! It’s worth taking some time out to remember who you are and what others will see in you. Pamper yourself, buy yourself lovely things, do things you genuinely enjoy. This can give your self-confidence a great kickstart if it ever feels like it is disappearing. 

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