In an ideal world, when you break up with someone, they simply disappear from your life never to worry you again.They aren’t around, neither a physical nor virtual presence, to drive you up the wall like they used to.
If a friend lets you know that she saw your former love and his Angelina Jolie look-a-like girlfriend at a concert Saturday night, let her know that that you wish them well and then change the subject.
Learning the details will only increase your queasiness.
Cultivating a 'c'est la vie' attitude toward life can help you to move through this painful situation.
Even when you think you’re completely over your feelings, you’re not always ready to see them happily having feelings for someone new.
And that can make us all act just a little bit kooky — at least for a little while.
Ideally, until we meet someone wonderful we can plaster all over social media, too.When you've shared your life with someone, it can feel excruciating when you learn he's now enjoying his favorite sushi restaurant with another person.It's important to move past this feeling, as otherwise you risk becoming an amateur detective who is focused on her ex's life to the detriment of her own.After you've discovered your ex is dating another person, it's hard to resist checking social-media sites for new photos of the new couple's exploits.Mutual friends in the know may be forthcoming with details as well.Resist the urge to play detective or engage in conversation about your ex and his new flame.