The stages of grieving frequently include shock/denial, bargaining, anger, depression, and acceptance— healthy coping means identifying these feelings.
Talking about your feelings related to the breakup is an equally powerful tool to manage them.
The act of writing your feelings out can be very freeing and can often give you a different perspective about them.
4. Understand that breakups are often an inevitable part of dating
We will be moving in and out of relationships until we find our best match, so expect it.
Much of the pain of a breakup comes from seeing the loss as your fault and regretting your choices while in the relationship.
Self-care refers to ensuring that your basic needs are being met, even though you may be feeling upset and depressed due to the breakup.