Can't breathe, can't sleep, can't even think about ever laughing again—you know the feeling.
I hope the following tips help guide you past the breaking point. Do the smallest things, even the most mundane objects, remind you of him or her?
This happens because so much of our experiences are linked with that other person.
For those who are bit older, who may have already experienced that first ever heartbreak, each break up after that can seem like getting stuck in an interminable search for the right partner. In fact, a breakup can be the most difficult thing a person has ever experienced.
Break ups touch so many issues at once: sadness, security, self-esteem, role identity, and even sexuality.
The sadness and anxiety can amount to feelings of panic, obsession, and depression.
A person with obsessive-compulsive tendencies might suddenly feel the need to check their ex's Facebook page incessantly, while a more depressive person might ruminate on self-doubt.
Many times, feelings of sadness and stress get stored in the body.
What better way to release them than by moving through your day to music that addresses the emotions you want to release? When going through a breakup, the body reacts physiologically; it has become so used to positive physical touch that suddenly being without it can feel incredibly difficult.
But how do you go from crying into your pillow to riding off into the sunset with a fresh perspective?
Getting past a breakup involves small and large steps—from a simple task you can do right now to more intangible actions that require some soul-searching.
Others put the list on their bathroom mirror or some other place where they will see it regularly without having to remember to look for it.