Coping With a Tough Breakup: 6 Tips for Men

A breakup after a log and/or a passionate amorous relationship is hard for both ex-partners. In recent decades, there is a surge among men who simply cannot get over the breakup with the woman they loved.

Grief is something that affects both sexes the same so there is no shame to be felt about this. If you too have lost the woman you love recently, instead of grieving endlessly after her, try out any of the following 6 tips to better cope with a tough breakup.

Rebuild Your Life

The biggest reason why men suffer so much is the fact that the women they were in love with were an essential part of their everyday life. Now that she’s gone, they feel is a part of their life is missing. In order to regain control over your daily activities, you should start building a new life immediately after the breakup.

The goal of starting a new lifestyle is to avoid events, places, and people from reminding you of your ex. You can hit the gym alone or with a friend, try to find a totally new hobby, get recommendations about a good book or movie, discover a new passion, etc. In addition to staying healthy, you should take care of your diet, making sure that you stay away from junk food. If the heart is suffering, the looks don’t have to!

Travel Away

An integral part of your effort to get back on track with your life should be a change of location. We are not suggesting you move away to another city or state but to merely go on an unplanned holiday. Traveling away on holiday is the best painkiller for a breakup!

Ideally, you are not going to travel alone because your mates will join you so you can have fun together. Although traveling away won’t help you resolve the issues you have with the breakup, it will act as an excellent precaution against various mental issues you are prone to in the days following the breakup. Having fun abroad will help you get your mind off your ex.

Try to Have as Much Fun as Possible

Getting over a breakup is foremost a process and this process not only takes time but you might feel like crying at times. That’s why it’s important to smile as much as possible and try to stay positive through leisure activities.

Furthermore, staying all night at these venues will help get through the hardest part of the day: when you’re all alone in your flat after dark. After all, no one has passed away so there is no real reason not to have as much fun as possible.

Surround Yourself With Friends

You might have noticed by now that all the activities we suggested taking up are better with friends. Isolating yourself from society after a breakup is by far the worst thing you can do. Even if you’re not a fan of pubs or outing, be sure to stay in touch with your family and friends.

Some are excellent drinking buddies, while others, like your sister, are there to support you emotionally through the grievance process. Connecting with people, chatting with them online, and talking in person are all excellent methods to get over a breakup quickly.

Go on a Shopping Frenzy

If you thought that only women indulged themselves with shopping as a form of therapy, you were wrong. “Retail therapy,” as it is popularly called, is an excellent way for both sexes to ease their nerves, especially after a tough breakup. We are not suggesting you enter a department store and shop for the sake of shopping but rather try to reinvent yourself stylistically, sort to put it.

In addition to buying new clothes, you ought to buy clothes that are different from what you used to wear. The fashion change should be so drastic that if you run into your ex in the street, she would either fail to recognize you or she would be in awe of your new look.

Maintain a High Level of Personal Hygiene

You don’t need us to tell you that brushing your teeth in the evening or taking a shower every time you sweat is mandatory. However, these simple, daily rituals become extremely hard during the grievance process that many men start neglecting their personal hygiene.

Not only do you need to wash more than ever but you should improve your look by grooming your beard or styling your hair. Once you reinvent your personal appearance with the help of new clothes we spoke about earlier, you will feel a lot better about yourself and the situation you are in.

These are the 6 essential steps that you need to take immediately after a tough breakup. Always keep in mind that it’s not the end of the world and that there are billions of women out there who will love you for who you are.

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Written by Stella Ryne

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