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Ways to Get Over a Broken Heart

There is no point to mourn over the love you’ve lost. Most individuals find dealing with heartbreak unbearable. Some of them lose their strength in the process while others emerge stronger rooting out the unhealthy obsession of a person they believed they loved more than anything else.

Stop worrying and thinking about him/her; instead, get out stronger from the ditch and think of its upsides. It may sound easier said than done, but thinking of moving on will actually get you going.
Here’s what you need to learn and execute to heal a broken heart.

Erase bitter memories – The memories of lost love may follow you everywhere you go. It is natural to think about your beloved when you stop by places you two used to hang-out or visit. Rejections are hard to accept, but don’t let that hang in your head all the time. Put away those things that remind you of him/her. Keep faith in the old adage, ‘time heals all wounds’.

Do not be friends again – If you’re thinking of being friends with her/him, give it a second thought. Don't make the decision in a hurry.

Engaging yourself – Keep yourself engaged in activities that will distract you from the breakup. Friends are your saviours; call them and spend time with them. If you don’t have friends to call, pick up a habit that keeps you occupied, be it sports you’ve always loved to play or trying a hand on something new. Among other options that will keep you occupied are enrolling in a language course, learning to play a music instrument, gardening, volunteering for non-profit organisation and doing household chores.

Learn a lesson – Breakup is a bad experience, realise what went wrong and what you could have done to prevent it. This will make you aware of the past mistakes, making you alert for future relationships.

How to trust again – If someone you’ve trusted has let you down, don’t think the same for others. Trust people, but never depend. There is no denial that every relationship has an element of risk in it.

[Read: Tips on Starting a New Relationship]

Don't let your life go haywire. Focus your energy on other important aspects, such as your career. The best thing to do will be to look at the brighter side of the floundered relationship and be happy that it happened at the right time.