Forgo the negative emotions keeping you from true forgiveness. Remind yourself that whatever happened, happened, and that there is no reason to drag the past into your future. Lingering on hurtful memories only perpetuates them. Be mindful that forgiveness is a process, not a result, so perform small, daily acts that are reflective of your intent to pardon
Having "been there, dated that," I wanted to offer up right here, right now seven quickie empowering tips from the book which helped me break my pattern -- in order to help both men and women break theirs.
I promise you, it's truly the little things that are going to matter the most in getting over him. It won't be easy, in fact it definitely won't be easy, but trust me when I say it won't be impossible.
Last month Calvin used Twitter to announce they were no longer an item. The news came just as a song they had recorded together called "I Will Never Let You Down" was topping charts, and other collaborations were set to be released.
Sarah Lloyd was surprised and touched to receive a beautiful, handwritten breakup letter this Monday. Lloyd, who had sensed that a breakup was coming with boyfriend Thomas Scott, had been expecting to receive the information via text and was completely thrown off and charmed by the beautiful letter.
May I introduce to you: The "boyf." Simple, just like the name. It isn't for everyone, and it is crucial to keep the communication open about the situation to avoid broken hearts (or windows) on either side.
We cannot choose our parents ourselves, and lets face it, they really can't choose us either. Or at least not our personality. Some people should no...
It's right out of a Sandra Bullock movie. Two completely opposite people meet and, in spite of their polar opposite personalities, they fall in love. Opposites attract! Well... sort of.
Once again I had done what I had promised myself before I would never do again in so many areas of my life -- whether it was a relationship that was no longer working or a job.
The ending of any kind of relationship can be difficult but I am a firm believer that every season ends so that something more beautiful can bloom. View every ending as an opportunity to start over, renewed, with a clean slate.
Breaking off a relationship is a giant suck sandwich with a nightmare filling of pain, guilt, fear, rejection, remorse, pity and self-loathing.
So there it was... this input field with a pulsating cursor, waiting for me to type a password that I'll have to re-enter for the next 30 days. Then, letting all the frustration go, I remembered a tip I heard from my former boss. I'm gonna use a password to change my life.
How many times has he told you he loved you, but then the outcome doesn't reflect the true love he continues to profess? There are two scenarios in which this happens. Before I dive deep to explain, the lesson is pretty simple: He's not good enough for YOU.
I knew that if I continued my avoidant ways, I would not actualize my intention of creating a meaningful relationship with someone else. So I decided to open my heart, allow myself to be vulnerable and welcome the risk of hurt.
Being fearless isn't living without fear, but recognizing the fears you have and still leaping anyway. With each leap you take, you are heading closer to the path you were meant to be on.
Some of the titles I suggest will surprise you. Only three of the books I recommended to her (and now to you) are "how to get over a breakup" books. The other four contain life-altering wisdom or inspiration that can be even more useful than specific techniques to ex your ex.