Ways to being Happy after a breakup

To most people, the thought of being single frightens them. They often feel how and where are they going to start from? How will they ever be happy after a breakup? How will they face their friends and family who once knew them with their ex to be love birds and a team to reckon with. This thought alone makes one so sad.

Well, I know such is so bad. And it’s heartbreaking to realize that the person you once spent endless wonderful and fun moments with, won’t always be there for you and by your side anymore.

You feel so devastated and sick to your tummy and everything else doesn’t seem right to you anymore. Well, breakups are terrible especially the unexpected ones from someone you so much love. But you know what?

Everything in life happens for a reason. And a relationship ending, doesn’t mean a life sentence. But it means you picking up the remaining broken pieces of your precious heart and moving forward.

Below, are simple ways to make yourself happy after a breakup.

1. Remind yourself no one owes you happiness but you alone owes yourself that.

Happiness is a thing of choice. In the sense that, you don’t need to depend on your relationship or your partner to make you happy. You owe yourself that precious smile of yours, that relaxation, that peace of mind.

When you do this, you’d realize there are better things you should focus on instead, by channeling your energy into. And not wallowing in self-pity. These wonderful quotes would help you know the reasons why you need to make yourself happy always. And ways you can achieve that.

2. Invest in a new passion.

After a breakup, endeavor to occupy your mind with something new. Get busy with a new skill you’ve been wanting to approve all this while. That way you get all your mind, emotions, and will so into the newfound passion than just overly thinking and perhaps carrying a gloomy face day long.

3. Detach yourself from anything concerning your Ex.

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After a breakup, it’s certain you might have the urge to want to call, or text, or send your ex a sort of communication. Either telling him/her you just want to check on them, or you’re sorry it was your fault, or that you want them to give you another chance, etc.

Well, after a breakup it’s very very important that you try as much as you can to cut at least about,70% of ties and connections you may still have with your ex. This is very a paramount thing to do because it will help you build yourself some self-respect and help you move on easily.

4. Spend quality time with your family and friends.

The sets of individuals that would help you get your happiness back on track after a breakup are your loved ones which are your close friends and family members. These sets of people will draw you out of your closet of unhappiness and having bad moments due to your fresh break up with your ex. Hence, it will be a thing for your mental, and emotional health to spend more time with your loved ones.

5. Explore new things and places more.

Immediately after a breakup, you find your entire world falling apart. The thought of your once upon a time sweetheart who has turned a sworn enemy keeps bombarding your mind with negative thoughts.

Hence, after a breakup, for you to find your happiness again and make yourself happy, it’s also best you go to new places. Explore great things and do more adventurous things to get your mind off the recent heartbreak.

6. Endeavour to watch more funny movies.

Laughter is good for the mind, the body, and the soul. It tends to relax the nerves and makes the mind more relaxed and focused. Therefore, after a breakup to make yourself happy, watch more comedy movies, for they tend to get your mind off all the bad and crazy thoughts about your ex. And they make you feel relaxed to a great extent.

7. Always remember a better partner deserves you more.

Most times you would want to hold on to an ex who doesn’t want you anymore or even love you. Remember if he/she had broken up with you, it means you were being protected from something about them that might hinder you or make you not discover your real self.

Moreso, endeavor to tell yourself you deserve a better partner in the nearest future who would love you for you and wouldn’t want to let you go for anything in the world.

8. Make a new connection.

Meeting new people and connecting with them would help you be happy after a breakup. It would help you see life, and things from a whole new angle. It would help you know also that there’s more to other things in life than you just tieing all your hopes on just a partner who didn’t really care or loved you.

But ended up breaking you with you or you ending the relationship for sanity sakes. Whichever way it was, don’t forget to bring yourself out of the shell. For a relationship ending badly and bitterly doesn’t mean the other relationships would be so. In other words, endeavor to meet and connect with new people after a breakup.

9. Take good care of yourself.


Most times after a breakup, you wouldn’t want to smile. In fact, everyone would know there’s something amiss with you. Being heartbroken or opting out of a relationship due to reasons best known to you shouldn’t be a life sentence. Hence, endeavor to take care of yourself. And not wallow in self-pity.

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