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After my last one, I told myself I needed to work on me first.
19 months single, and I can honestly say that mentally and emotionally I don't want or need a partner. When I feel ready and genuinely want to have that kind of relationship, I'll seek one out, but for now I see no need to conform to a societal expectation that life doesn't truly have meaning until you settle for someone you tolerate have a committed long term partner.
Part of moving on for me is getting back into dating and having sex.
It helps me a lot to be reminded I can feel good and enjoy sex with others when I'm sad about a relationship ending.
After my first serious relationship ended, I was ready to get back out there immediately because I'd stopped loving him long before it ended.
You can own up to the role you played in the breakup.
If you’re still blaming your ex for everything that went wrong in your relationship, you’re not ready to date yet. However, if getting back your treasured, perfectly worn hoodie or epic snow-globe collection is crucial to your sense of well-being, you need to get that crap back as soon as possible and You’ve reached the point where you’re no longer constantly talking or thinking about your ex. It’s totally normal to think about your ex and want to talk about the break up after it happens.
Part of moving on is being able to own up to your own personal BS and mistakes – even if that mistake was dating your ex in the first place. The healing process after a breakup isn’t complete until you’ve had a chance to air all of your grievances and vent until you’re blue in the face.