Being in a romantic relationship is such a wonderful emotional ride but when the relationship comes to the end of the line, it seems hard to move on and accept that it’s really over.
Even if you try to make things easier, the pain is often just too heavy to bear. You will catch yourself on a downward spiral that leads many into depression, and you leave an impression of casual indifference on things that used to matter.
For many people, even when they agree to part ways because they both know it’s the best thing to do, it is often painful.
Especially when you have shared years of experiences and memories together.
Moving on is not always an easy thing to do. For many it takes time to recover.
Even when breakups are one of the most unpleasant emotional experiences, there are things you can do to help ease this life transition:
Fully Experiencing the Pain
When pain strikes, our instinct is to avoid it. We distract ourselves with other tasks while suppressing the pain. This doesn’t actually make the pain go away.
“What we resist, persists.” The best way to deal with the pain is by fully facing it.
Closing your eyes, fully experience that feeling of sharp pain within your being, and become the observer of that pain within you. Separate the observer from the pain.
There is more that you can do however, and it will take a moment of reflection and more to consider…