5 Reasons Why You Haven’t Gotten Over Your Ex (Even When You Know They Weren’t Good for You)

Breakups are one of the most traumatic things that can happen in our lives. And just when you thought the heartache from the rejection of a teenage love was bad, imagine being in your thirties to find it out, it’s even worse — but yet, we still embark on new relationships, because the pay-off is worth it, despite the risks. When something threatens our connections with the ones we love, primal feelings start to flare up, and a break up can feel like the end of the world, due our biological and psychological makeups.

Walking away from a meaningful relationship can be difficult, even when the split was mutual. Here are 5 reasons why you may be struggling to get over your ex, even when you know they weren’t good for you.

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30 Things to do After a Breakup

Neuroscience suggests one hour of focused concentration on one concept or idea literally doubles the amount of connections in your brain and produces physical evidence as a result of your interaction in the environment & is stored in the frontal lobe.

It takes about 30 days to form a habit, so you may as well make it a good one. Devote at least ONE HOUR each day for the first 30 days after your breakup to do something for yourself. Between work, kids, traffic, or whatever is on your plate, you must require 1 hour a day for self-care. Here are a few ways to help you start feeling better fast.

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How to Get Over a Breakup

Of all the questions I get as a relationship coach, the top 3 are: why do breakups hurt so bad, how long does it take to get over someone, and how do I get over an ex?

Everyone wants answers to these questions and there may be different reasons for each person. But when you’re in the throes of heartache, the only thing you want is to feel better. While there is no secret formula to expedite the process, there are certainly a number of things you can do to begin your journey to healing.

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How Bad Credit Ruins Relationships

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After seven years negative information is no longer reported on your credit. This idea got me to thinking about negative information as it pertains to reputational damage within relationships.

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