Until it’s completely shattered.
The sad reality is that, at least once in our lives, we are bound to experience losing or parting ways with someone whom we consider special or important to us.
It’s no wonder that an entire industry has sprouted up recently around our collective post breakup needs.
You will feel it all at once. When lips betray ego, inner running monologue finally silenced with all this heaviness.
I imagine breaking up in the 1800s wasn’t fun either, but nowadays we’ve definitely got quite a few hurdles to overcome.
Without further ado, my rulebook for the self-destructive and newly single.
It was a Thursday night at 8:30 pm, and I was ugly crying on the corner of 49th and 10th into my friend Alli’s shoulder … about a Facebook status.
When you have no contact with your ex, you have far more control over your mood and it gives you that emotional distance that you absolutely need in order to get over the relationship. If you keep maintaining unnecessary contact, time won’t make you feel any better, it will just prolong the entire process.
He’s just pretending that he is happy, right?
Knives, mascara, iPhone, and water. Guess what happens next.