|Written by Natalie Mullins|
It can be very difficult to move on after a broken heart. Depression and sorrow can overwhelm you, making it almost impossible to move on. In order to get over the break-up and move on, it is very essential that you put the pain in the past so you can get on with your life. Right now, you may feel as if you will never be able to enjoy life again, but in time the desire will come back. It is important to take the time to construct a plan of action so you can regain your self confidence and jump back into the social activities and other parts of life you loved once before.
A great way to move on, is to talk about it. Talk to some of your most trusted friends and have them listen to what you want and need. Let them know that you are ready to move on from the relationship and put all your negative feelings in the past. They will be glad to support you and also give you advice, since more than likely they have been there before.
Get back out there into the social scene once again. Try getting involved in different activities that interest you like community or church activities. Try building your self esteem through different activities and then try meeting other people in the process. Donā€™t over do it and push your self, try just a couple of different things each month. You do not have to make a long term commitment right away, just try getting your feet wet for now.
Try your best to distance yourself from the past you once had and try boosting your self confidence by doing a complete make over to your appearance. This time, go with a fresh look that will help to perk up your personal outlook. Try changing the color of your hair and buy some new clothes that appeals to you, but never had the guts to buy before. Treat yourself to a day of pampering like going to a spa and having a manicure and pedicure done.
The most important key to this is, leave the past where it belongs. The past belongs in the past and never in a new relationship. Always acknowledge the life that you once had, but never let it define the the person you are. Moving on after a break-up can be hard, but with a little time and desire, it can be done.