Letting go


Let’s talk about letting go of a love one when a relationship ends. There’s no doubt that the end of a relationship is extremely painful. Break ups suck. There not fun, nor comfortable, even when your the one ending the relationship. Most of the time during or after a break up, individuals ask the question, how do I let go? It’s a tough one.

How do you let go after a long term relationship with a significant other?

Here’s some ways and helpful tips to start today:


Hold onto your boundaries firmly

Know you’re self-worth

Reconnect to other parts and people in your life

Disconnect from social media

Delete phone numbers and contact information of the person from your phone

Remind yourself why it didn’t work out

Create a positive mantra to counter the painful thoughts

Practice mindfulness

Do your own work on you

Be kind to yourself

Ask for help

Ask for support

Join a support group

Allow negative emotions to flow

Practice self- care

Discover the lesson

Elicit separation

Focus on you

Focus on empowering you

Focus on self acceptance

Start small

Keep a journal


Be patient with yourself

Look forward

Let yourself grieve

Prepare for life after the break up

Recognize it’s time

Stop the blame game

Practice forgiveness

Master your emotions

Practice empathy

Learn to let go and move on


“The key to letting go of someone you love is facing what has happened, accepting that you can’t change it and then moving on. Once you’re able to move on and appreciate the growth that came from the relationship, better opportunities will present themselves. You will have successfully learned how to let go of someone you love and can begin writing your new story.” – Team Tony





Posted by Colette Lopane-Capella