In my early 20s, I was in an emotionally abusive relationship with a person who slowly whittled away all sense of who I was. When I finally left him for good, I was the shell of the person I’d been four years earlier. Follow these steps to avoid making the mistakes I did when I started dating again.
If you are going through a breakup, a change of residence, a career transition, or you know things need to change but aren’t sure what your next step is, you might similarly feel uprooted. Like a plant in shallow soil, you need some extra tender loving care. Follow this tip to get it.
Starting over sucks. The only way to get through it is to, well, get through it. If you’re wondering how to survive this journey, here’s what I’ve learned about what works.