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