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Listen and hear us share our own experiences and cover a variety of topics, we understand how important it is to share our stories and how powerful it is to hear other peoples stories – There is so much value you can learn from others and you may discover they are or have walked a similar path to yours.
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EP44 – The Healing Process
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EP44 – The Healing Process
The painful end of a failed relationship is the one of the memories many of us will experience.
However it is thought that you can genuinely mend a broken heart.
The specific steps are ultimately different for all, but below gives a guideline to the general steps and thoughts to consider when dealing with the actual healing process.
This is highly important as many (especially men) tend to bottle emotions up and not let their true feelinngs be know.
ACCEPT THE PAIN
Accept that you will have to go through some pain. It is an unavoidable truth that if you loved enough to be heartbroken, you have to experience some suffering.
When you lose something that mattered to you, it is natural and important to feel sad about it: that feeling is an essential part of the healing process.
The problem with broken-hearted people is that they seem to be reliving their misery over and over again. If you cannot seem to break the cycle of painful memories, the chances are that you are locked into repeating dysfunctional patterns of behaviour. Your pain has become a mental habit. This habit can, and must, be broken.
This is not to belittle the strength of your feelings or the importance of the habits you’ve built up during your relationship. Without habit, none of us would function. But there comes a time when the pain becomes unhealthy.
When you enter your bedroom at night, you switch on the light without thinking. If you obsess about your ex, and feel unhappy all the time, it’s likely that your unconscious mind is ‘switching on’ your emotions in exactly the same way.
Without realising it, you have programmed yourself to feel a pang of grief every time you hear that tune you danced to, or see your ex’s empty chair across the kitchen table.
CHANGE YOUR HABITS
Now you have to break those connections. Turn off the music that reminds you of your ex. Make your home look and feel different from when your loved one was around. Move the furniture.
Take up a new activity. And keep moving: exercise is the single most effective therapy for depression.
The point of these changes is to break up the old associations and give yourself a new environment for your new life. The changes you make don’t have to be perm