How to Rebound Fast
From a Breakup
It can be hard, particularly if you were very emotionally attached or had a long
relationship, to rebound after a break up with a boyfriend or girlfriend. The difficulty in
moving on can be paralyzing to a lot of people and can place them into a depressed state
of sorts. Fortunately, it is possible to move on and these steps will help you learn how to
rebound quickly after a break up.
Things you'll need:
Call up friends or relatives and make plans. You probably shouldn't be left
alone and the company will help you get over the old ex boyfriend or
Throw away things that remind you of your ex. Pictures, gifts, or other little
things can only keep the person in your mind and won't help you rebound
fast from a breakup. Throw this crap in the garbage can.
Pick up hobbies or activities that will help you forget about the broken up
relationship. Going to the gym, or building models of something in the
garage. These kinds of activities will chew up time, ease your mind from
thinking about past relationships, and be relaxing.
A tough break up can throw you into a spiral of self-doubt and loathing. This
is a great time to work on your self-esteem. Whether that involves losing
weight and looking good, or doing other things that improve your confidence,
this is the time to do these things.
Seek closure. If you've mysteriously been dumped and aren't sure why then
ask. Not knowing the truth will only haunt you as you try to move on from
Start dating again. Don't go over board and get into another serious
relationship to quickly, but go ahead and begin meeting new people. Adding
new experiences and having some happy moments will help replace the
hole left in your heart from a previous relationship.
Tips & Warnings
Make a clean breakup with the person. I.E. don't go back to them for comfort or
be "on again, off again."
Don't aim to get your ex back if it was a traumatic break up. It will only hurt your
self-esteem and worse yet, will probably happen again.