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Updated on February 19, 2015


[Tips on how to cope with breakups and heartbreaks].

Breakup according to Wikipedia is defined as: "the termination of an intimate relationship by any means other than death. The act is commonly termed "dumping [someone]" in slang when it is initiated by one partner"

Breakup brings intense emotional pain and suffering called heartbreak. It is a very painful thing to be dumped by the one you love especially when you did nothing bad. Most scatterbrained men and women are fond of this. In most cases, this happens when love becomes sour.

LOL. I know come Feb. 14th many will experience this. So keep this article handy and read through it when the time comes.

TIPS ON HOW TO COPE WITH BREAKUP/HEARTACHE and heal a heartbroken heart.

••Understand that the relationship is over.
••You can cry, it is allowed. But, don't dwell on that for long.
••Let all the emotions out and don't hold back.
••Make friends with people who will affect you positively.
••Spend more time with family and friends that love you.
••Engage in extracurricular activities to take your mind off the past.
••Stop all contacts with your EX. I mean all contacts: face-to-face, textmessages, social media etc.
••Exercises to keep healthy can help.
••Good music can make you forget your pains.
••Don't blame yourself for anything.

••Think positive and how to move ahead.
••Forget the past and look to the future with optimism.
••It is always advisable to talk to someone mature and understanding.
••Seek professional help if necessary.
••Avoid things that will bring back old memories.
••Plan for the future; move on!
••Love yourself; eat and look good.
••Find ways to laugh every day. It helps.
••After sometime, open yourself up to love again

Getting over a heartbreak is one cumbersome task. But with the above listed points, you can be helped to cope and overcome it. Wish it; earn it. Love will find you again.

A piece of creative writing by
Alexander Thandi Ubani
A Poet, Playwright, Writer and Thespian
©®Copyright 2015


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      Devika Primić 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Great advise for the broken heart. Interesting and helpful.

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      John Hansen 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Good advice Thandi. Take care.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 2 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I think we've all lost someone we love. Your suggestions are useful. Thank you Thandi..

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      Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

      a very good hub my friend, I guess break-ups can hit and hurt at so many levels.. losing a high school girlfriend.. losing a wife.. the hurt is greater but it hurts nonetheless great tips my friend