After a break up it can be hard to see straight, let alone think straight! It is even harder when you break up with someone that you still have feelings for. Perhaps, getting back with your ex was something you’ve pondered over and over again, but decided against it. However, if your ex is also [...]
Recently, one of my friend’s broke up with her boy friend. After few days of frustration, being overwhelmed, and having a bit of a meltdown, she asked me, “Did you ever regret breaking up with someone?” My “feel good” reply, “I am the queen of looking back and saying, “Gosh, I don’t know if that [...]
People may say no one ever died of being dumped. However, when you are the one that has been dumped, it sure doesn’t feel that way; at least initially. You are hurting real deep, and your heart is shattered to pieces, but that is not enough to kill you!
Whenever I go through a break up, several friends and family members (voluntarily) shower me with break up advice. I know that they mean well and have my best interest at heart. However, when I am getting over someone, these types of break up advice is the last thing I want to hear (even though deep down I know it’s true!)
When the person you are in love with suddenly leaves you, surviving a break up can seem almost impossible at times. You stare hopelessly, wishing there was something that would numb this pain of getting dumped.
During the first few days after being dumped, I felt everything…. shock, anger, rejection, resentment, self pity, revenge, pride, despair, loneness, sadness, guilt and fear. I found it impossible to get out of bed; my body ached and I had a strong desire to sleep for the next 100 years!
Break up lines become the spark that ignite the devastation of getting dumped. The mere mention of the first few words of a break up line…. and you know, you are well on the road to getting dumped. It implies having to come to terms with a situation, you were completely unprepared for (most of the time!).