It is incredibly cathartic and it just may stop you from saying things to your EX you may later regret.
I highly recommend writing letters to your EX that you don’t actually send.
It’s an absolute nightmare, why put yourself through all that?
In a weird sort of way, keeping in touch electronically is a form of .
seem to go through at one time or another in our lives.
(Well, most of us do anyway…) Heartbreak seems to affect us similarly – whether we are young or old, famous or not, rich or poor, and irrespective of where we are geographically.
Finally, after you are over your EX and no longer harbor secret desires to get back together then you can really become “just friends” if you still want to that is.
Eventually you’ll be able to look at the holiday snaps without feeling sick to your stomach, but not right now. In a year’s time, or whatever, if you do still feel like dumping or even torching the stuff, then do it somewhere safe – like the beach!
Below are a few of my suggestions that will hopefully help you decrease your recovery time, and maybe minimize the amount of mistakes made along the way…Here’s hoping, at any rate! (“Emotional Rehab”) – which is basically just my way of saying that it might be “time to go cold turkey” – at least for a little while!
As tempting as it is, if you are still in love with your EX, and he or she doesn’t reciprocate the feelings and intensity, then you’re better off making a clean break. Most people choose to ignore my advice, and remain their ex’s friend – somehow imagining if they do continue to be this wonderful, supportive friend, their EX will miraculously see the err of their ways – and take them back. Now some of you will insist on remaining “friends” with your ex (or have to due to classes, jobs or children together), so if you are attempting this, be sure to set some ground rules.
It’s a way of staying in the relationship even when the other person isn’t physically there anymore.
After six months or so have passed, if you decide you want to, then you can add them back to your buddy list and allow them to see you again on theirs.