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10 Milestones on the Breakup Recovery Road

By Rosie Munger, BounceBack Editorial Staff
Posted by: Rosie

Soon after a breakup, it often feels like you are never going to move past it and bounce back from the pain. You may think about your ex constantly and everything seems to remind you of what once was. Even if you have gotten rid of tangible mementoes, your brain and heart don’t always get cleaned out as quickly as the trash. Eventually, though, you will recover from your relat...

 
 
 

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  • To Firstloveat45

    • 27 Nov 2011
    • Posted by Rosie

    That is such a tricky situation. It is hard enough breaking free of short office flings, let alone a serious relationship. I shall think about this topic and see what I can come up with!

     
  • good article, but....

    I agree with the majority of this article, but what if you are forced to see that person at work every day? It's a lot more difficult to delete contact info, when they are assigned to your "team" by management. I'...

  • 3 days feel like an eternity!

    I agree with #1, It's only been 3 days where we have had no contact and it feels like an eternity. I keep thinking that maybe if I did this different or accepted this or that,etc etc, it could've worked out, but no ...

  • Most definitely takes time!

    • 15 Oct 2011
    • Posted by Rosie

    Every person is different and these steps don't happen in any particular order, either. Some may never happen and there's nothing wrong with that! There are so many factors involved - these are merely possible miles...

  • These steps can take time...

    Great article Rosie.

    One thing I would share, is that while these are very key and identifiable milestones for someone to measure their progress, but that these milestones aren't always quickly reached....

  • #2 - Agreed!

    SoccerCoach1959, good catch - of course we understand that when children are involved (and in some other scenarios), it's impossible to fully delete your ex from your life. We saw your comment and made an addendum i...

  • 10 Milestones on the Breakup Recovery Road

    # 2's not fair - if you have children it's difficult, if not impossible to do....!!!!!!