Re dating your ex
In fact, the better you are able to handle a post-breakup relationship with your ex, the better your partners about the sort of person you are.After all, the biggest common denomenator in all of your relationships is you.Because quite frankly, the anger and the bitterness that comes from a break-up? All it’s doing is burning a pit in your gut and making you take time away from your recovery period when you could be doing more productive things like actually working on your life instead of plotting elaborate revenge fantasies.
want to maintain a friendship afterwards, you’re going to need an extended period away.The point of the Nuclear Option isn’t about screaming “you broke my heart trying to pretend that it doesn’t is just deluding yourself.God knows I’ve had plenty of times where I tried to pretend that I was above it all and had immediately settled into my new role in my ex’s life and was ready to be just friends. Because there was never a point where I was taking time away to let myself grieve, to get mad, to scream and yell and – critically – give myself the time and space to get over it.One of the hardest parts of dealing with a break-up isn’t the pain of a relationship ending or the complicated hostage exchange involved in getting your graphic novels back while your ex demands her blu-rays even though she knows damn good and well that you bought the Game of Thrones collections for No, it’s that your ex is refusing to honor the contract that says that she’s supposed disappear forever, or at least enter a monastic existence far from civilization and never ever date again in the event that your next relationship doesn’t work out.
Instead, they’re stubbornly sticking around – even starting to .Which means that there are going to be all those awkward “accidental” encounters at the places you used to frequent together, the painful “oh shit, who is she talking to?