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How do I accept my break-up when I think that there are chances of us getting back together?

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Last Updated: 05/02/2017 at 10:33am
How do I accept my break-up when I think that there are chances of us getting back together?
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March 25th, 2015 2:48am
You have to accept your breakup by focusing on yourself. By becoming your best possible self, being happy, and putting your old relationship in the past, you can evaluate whether you want to get back together with him or her again. Although, in theory, this sounds easy to do, it will be hard but it gets easier with time and with the support of your friends and family.
November 5th, 2015 4:58pm
keep your hopes high my dear, dont lose the touch, dont stop talking, be friends after the break up, do you still stay close.
May 17th, 2015 5:18pm
if it was meant to be, it wud not hav broke up. stop giving urself buts....... just shift delete and move on..dont even look back...u dont hav time to look back,u shud be enjoying each present moment.wait for gods plan for u.
May 6th, 2016 6:08pm
if you think and youre confident about chances of getting back then give a time to your can also be stay as a good friend ....Every relationship wants time and wait :)
April 2nd, 2015 6:36pm
Acceptance is key. The thing is you have to accept things no matter how it ends or re-occurs. I'm sure you'll be fine.
November 3rd, 2015 7:37pm
Accepting a break-up is a difficult thing to do, because you have an emotional connection to the person. The best way to accept it is to fully understand how and why it happened, and accepting that it wasn't meant to be. As they say "if you love it set it free, if it comes back maybe it's meant to be" - it's one of these situations, if it's meant to be you two will get back together.
August 3rd, 2015 4:21pm
Accepting a break-up is a very gradual process (unfortunately). Just focusing on one's inner growth is important, in my opinion. Whether, there are chances of getting back together or not, it shouldn't stop anyone from developing any potential talents and interests. Always, keep looking at the bigger picture and a break-up just a very small facet of life at large.
March 1st, 2015 1:10pm
Well, in some cases there are chances of a re-union. The most you can do to get back with the person is calling him/her twice or thrice and if the person replies in the negative all the three times, then consider the relationship has ended and don't turn back as it would make things harder for both of you.
October 26th, 2015 10:31am
Stop watering a dead flower. If things ended, its definitely for the better or it wouldnt have ended!
May 2nd, 2017 10:33am
Accept how things are now. If it's meant to then it will be. Don't become obsessed with the break up because you want to get back together with the person. Continue to live your life go out and have fun to try to keep your mind off of it. Maybe eventually you and the person will work things out in the future
May 13th, 2015 5:53pm
Try to live in the moment. Acknowledge that you can't know what the future will hold for your relationships. Focus on yourself right now. You're newly single - what things would like to do that you weren't able to in your last relationship? Try to enjoy being single now; there's always the possibility of reconciliation down the road.
April 4th, 2015 10:39pm (Only because I prefer to give out articles rather advice.
November 8th, 2015 1:16am
Meet other people. You are going to forget him/her if you are talking with other people
June 28th, 2016 9:07am
If you honestly believe deep down that a) there is a possibility of you getting back together, and b) you're willing to put in the effort to rebuild your relationship because he/she is important enough to justify it, then the best thing you can do is just to calmly approach your ex and tell him/her how you truly feel. Stay calm and candid, and avoid getting overly emotional. Explaining your feelings using rational thought is the best way to approach this situation.
May 8th, 2015 12:52pm
If you already know that there is a chance to get back together. Do it because you know each others more than any one else do.
August 29th, 2016 12:05pm
Acceptance isn't something you can force - you need to slowly pick up the pieces of yourself that you have lost. Accept their decision to leave; that is all you can do.
April 4th, 2015 6:40am
The best way is to think it through you dont want to give yourself faulse hope but you the most important thing is happiness
April 24th, 2017 7:13am
Breakups always happen for a reason. Take the time to understand and think about that reason. Getting back together with an ex is almost always a bad idea.