Tip 2 of 6: How to Get Over Your Ex Girlfriend
Jenny Shaw is a contributing writer for BenefitUAmerica Blog
Are you having a difficult time getting over your ex girlfriend? Are you unsure as to want to do to recover and heal from the relationship you had with your ex girlfriend? To help understand common thoughts and feelings a guy may experience when he is trying to get over his ex girlfriend and for tips on what you can do to get over your ex girlfriend, I have interviewed therapist Jenny Grace Shaw, M.ED, LMHC, CPT, CWS.
2. Stop all contact.
I know it will be difficult to not hear her voice, see her face, or spend time at home or other mutual places since memories are everywhere. I realize you may feel deeply rejected, can’t imagine not being able to help her when she is in need, fear you might run into her with another man, and argue that if you just try to be friends she may want you back. Such rationalizations are only ‘intelligent sounding noise’ in your head. Your best bet is to take care of yourself first. Break ups are hard enough, the faster and more diligent you remain towards healing, the shorter the painful experiences will be. Think about it, would you really ignore a large slash in your arm hoping it will heal on its own? No, if it is not respectfully cared for, it will fester, become infected, and sure enough develop into a much larger, more serious health issue. The same is true for your emotional health.