Has Your Relationship Ended? How To Be Happy On Your Own!By The DivaGals | September 13, 2017 | Relationships
For many people, there are few things more upsetting and difficult to deal with than the end of a relationship. Whether it was your decision or theirs, it’s never easy to walk away from something that was an important part of your life for a long time. But we all know that time really does heal all wounds, even if it doesn’t feel like it at the time.
The more important question to think about is what are you going to do next? The end of relationship usually means that there are some pretty big changes coming in your life, and sometimes that’s just what you need to remind yourself that you’re just fine, even when you’re not in a relationship. Here are a few changes that you might want to make in your life to help you move on from your break up.
Change your environment. If you’ve been in a long-term relationship that turned sour, it can sometimes feel as though the ghosts of that relationship are following you everywhere you go. After all, some of the biggest parts of any relationship are the memories that you make together –all over that college campus, city or country. If being constantly reminded of your ex is preventing you from moving on, then it might be a good idea to change your surroundings: Of course, you don’t need to leave the country! But maybe you should just try visiting some new places. Avoid the kinds of restaurants and bars that the two of you used to visit together for a while.
Change your look. It’s kind of strange, but when you’re in a relationship, it can be pretty easy to get stuck in one style the entire time. This is often because, whether they’ve said anything or not, you want to make sure that you look the way your partner might want you to. So why not take advantage of your new found singledom and change up your look; it can make you feel like a whole new person! Perhaps you could change your style or hairstyle. Not ready for a full commitment? You can try some fantastic quality wigs for any occasion so you can change up your look without losing you (The DivaGals are big fans of wigs!). After all, you’ve got no one telling you how to look, so you can do whatever you like!
Embrace your independence. While you could feel as though dealing with being single means that you’re going to be lonely or isolated, it’s far better to think of it as a new found independence. Take that chance to catch up with old friends you might not have seen for a while, or maybe to learn to spend time alone for the first time. A lot of people don’t like the idea of being alone, but spending time without anyone else around can actually be really good for you. It can help you get to know yourself and become better at being true to yourself – the person you’ll want to bring to the right significant other.
It’s important to remember that there shouldn’t be any pressure on your to move on at any particular pace. These kinds of things can make moving on much easier, but take your time until you feel fully ready to make these moves.