Bounce Back to Life

Bounce Back, Move Forward

Bouncing back is that moment in time when you realize you've created happiness from within, not based on another person. When you realize your heartbreak is truly in the past, you are ready to look to the future and move forward. Whatever you choose to do, reintroduce yourself with a smile, as a refreshed, refocused person and watch the world take notice. Read more about all four phases in our Believe section. Find out more

  • Life Is Better Without Him

    I've had two relationships that ended badly. My first boyfriend dumped me over the phone on Valentine's day.(I still hate that day.) The other one ended after two years. He was mentally, emotionally, and financially abusive. The end came when he admitted to cheating, and couldn't understand why I was upset. He told me it wasn't a big deal and that I needed to get over it and move on. I told him he needed to move out. He had her pick him up at our apartment the next night. When he came back the next morning, he found the door locked and all his stuff on the porch. I was so glad to see him go, I never shed a single tear. I actually felt liberated. It felt great. I haven't dated anyone since then because relationships feel like a trap after that. I'm single and enjoying it.

 
 

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  • Actually being myself

    I am with this wonderful man, he has his days but I take care of him. Wait, we take care of each other. The day I was grounded I was 16 and a total jerk to my mom, sorry mom I love you. So he came over. He was the m...

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  • believe he is a narcissist ...he played me and he had a girlfriend

    I met him January 2012. He moved fast and I fell fast. He pursued me. He was exactly my type and we had common interests from running to music to food and just how we thought and made each other laugh. The only ...

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  • I GOT OVER IT! HAPPY GIRL HERE!

    I want to write my story to share with other women out there who have been through the same thing. I want to let you all know that you CAN and WILL be happy again. Do not be discouraged! I thought I would never ever...

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  • Conflcted, but know its time to move on.

    BF and I have a 7 year history. In the early years, we were casually dating, when I wanted more and he didn't, I told him we needed to part ways. We were apart for 3 years and I kept hearing from our mutual friends ...

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  • Waiting it out? Was I really?

    Someone recently told me, two ways to get through a breakup, you can either wait it out or push through it, and that got me to thinking.

    I would strongly say, YES I AM....but have I been really?
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  • Acceptance - A Beautiful Thing

    It is absolutely refreshing to wake up in the morning these days with an intense feeling of peace and acceptance.

    Granted, the path to that has been long and hard, filled with anger, hatred, sadness, di...

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  • So Many Dates Now! (???)

    After being in a loveless and controlling marriage for 16 years, I left for "saner" pastures. I found new interests, developed new friendships and am enthusiastic about the future! My work has me "out there" and mee...

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  • Needing Closure


    We started seeing each other November, 2009. At the beginning we didn’t move things to fast, he had just left his wife of 15 years because he found out she had an affair for a year with her best friends hu...

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