To sit here and suggest that a breakup is just something you should immediately get over would be incredibly insensitive. Good thing we're not feeling too polite at the moment, huh? Listen up, guys: breakups suck, no, they majorly F'in suck. That being said, what are you going to do? Wallow for the rest of your life because it didn't work out? Seems a little counterproductive, no? The way we see it, if people stopped trying after their first breakup, the human population would cease to exist. No, seriously, think about it. How many of your parent's can honestly call each other their first love? We suspect not many. Heartbreak is a natural part of life, so, instead of feeling sorry for yourself, learn from it, OK?
If learning your own lessons is proving too difficult, no worries, we've got you covered. After coming across this question posed by reddit user, typicalmusician, we decided to hand pick the 11 best life lessons learned from breakups. Channel them, internalize them, roll them up and smoke them, we don't care! Just feel better! Life is too short, truly! And whatever you do, don't get back together! Remember: twice brewed coffee never tastes as good.
"What important life lessons have you learned from breakups?"
Again, we don't expect the healing to happen overnight, but at the very least, you have to acknowledge that your breakup happened for a reason and unless you've got some Romeo and Juliet situation going on (where you have feuding families trying to keep you apart), we can pretty much guarantee that reason is you (or your ex).
No Douche Necessary
It Is What It Is, Folks
Don't Light Yourself On Fire (In General)
You Can't "Save" Someone
Hold 'Em Accountable
The Brutal Truth
What's Done Is Done
It's 50/50, Always
Communication = Major Key
Love Is A Real B*tch
To read the full thread, head on over to reddit and learn from people who have had their hearts shredded to hamburger meat firsthand.
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