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We’ve all been there. People change. Some relationships can start very well, but in the end they don’t work well. Sometimes we have to accept it and let go of someone we love. This is easier said than done. And even if you understand it intellectually, it can be incredibly difficult to really do that. So we understand how you feel and we’ve covered you. This article will share seven effective ways to help you drop someone you love. We know that every relationship is different and we hope you find something that works for you.
7 ways to let go of someone you love and move on
1. Add new routines and rituals to your life
It’s easy to dismiss your personal care when you feel sad or overwhelmed. However, self-care is crucial at this stage of your life. Let go of someone you love by focusing on yourself. There are many ways to take care of yourself, and we’re not just talking about expensive massages or going to the spa. Self-care seems different to each of us. It just means taking a day off and getting enough sleep for some people. For others, it is like making a cup of your favorite tea and spending some time in silence, reading or making a diary. Some people try new skin care routines and so on.
However, it is not enough to do these things once or twice. The easiest way to incorporate self-care into your daily life is to introduce new routines and rituals. You don’t need much time for this – even 10 minutes a day can do wonders for you. Instead, start thinking about some morning rituals to start the day. Is it about combing and making up? Or is it to prepare a healthy and nutritious breakfast and enjoy your cup of organic coffee in the early hours of the morning? Anything that distracts you from thinking about your previous relationship.
Don’t forget the nightly rituals as well. Most people are fine during the day because they are busy with things to do, but they start to feel sad at night when they are alone. The worst thing you can do for your mental health is to spend time before bed going on social media. Instead, you can write a diary, write gratitude lists, or read a few pages from a book.
2. Don’t chase them on social media
It can be tempting to check your ex’s social media to see what they’re doing. However, we both know this is not a good idea. The things you see may bother you, but they will make you sad. And this is the last thing you need in this period. Therefore, you should prioritize your peace of mind and mental health when it comes to letting go of someone you love.
There are two solutions. The first is to block them on social media so you can’t see their new posts even if you try. However, if you have broken into good condition and blocking them is not an option, you may want to consider spending some time away from social media. Social media detox is something we all need, and it can be the perfect time to do it!
Also, remind your friends not to send you any updates about your ex. They probably have good intentions and don’t want to hurt you by doing so. However, it’s important to tell them that it can hurt you and that you don’t want to see or hear anything about your ex for a while.
It is also not a bad idea to consider a detox on social media. There is a lot of evidence to suggest that social media and depression are related. Take advantage of this time to disconnect and stay offline for a while and enjoy the real world.
3. Surround yourself with friends and family
Sometimes you just need to be alone to process all your emotions. It is a totally legitimate need. However, you shouldn’t let this phase take too long, and we encourage you to contact your family and friends even if you don’t feel like uploading it.
No need to go to parties or anything for him. You don’t even have to leave the house if you’re not ready for it. You can invite your friends just to talk to them, or even watch your favorite TV show together, as it will make you feel so much better. Everything is easier when you share it with someone who loves you, and spending time with your loved ones can be very healing.
You must create your own support system. Feel free to contact your friends. If they’re not contacting you first, it doesn’t mean they don’t care. Sometimes they may not call you because they don’t want to bother you and think you’d rather spend time alone. Therefore, it is important to clearly communicate your needs during this period. Your loved ones will understand and be by your side.
4. Practice meditation
Meditation allows you to take a productive time for yourself and practice self-healing, it also helps you manage those thoughts and feelings of grief, loss and pain.
A good practice to start with is guided meditation for mourning. Letting go of someone you love is like losing someone you love. These are difficult feelings to deal with, and meditation can be a healthy way to process those feelings.