5 ways to get over a fling

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Accept it

Before you can move on, you will need to physically, mentally, and emotionally accept that the fling has come to an end. When the day comes that you accept what has happened, you’ll feel a huge weight lifted from your shoulders as well as from your mind. There’s a reason acceptance is always the first step.

Cut ties completely

Once a fling ends, it’s only wise to cut contact with the person ASAP because temptation will be there. To check up on this person on social media will put you back into the same circle of hurt and disappointment. Remove the number from your phone’s contact list, block the person on all your social networks and allow yourself to move on.

Never ask why

When a relationship ends it can be tempting, to get some feedback on what went wrong? But don’t do it, simply because you might not get a the clarity you’re looking for. Even if you do get an answer, the response is not likely to be one that you want to hear, or the one that will make you feel any better.

Cry it out

Even after talking about it, writing about it, and blocking this person, sometimes there is nothing that helps more than a good cry. Crying allows you to release every single emotion that has been building up inside of you. You’re able to release all of those bad emotions and put yourself in a better position to move on from all of this.

Give yourself time

Even if the fling didn’t last for months, there was still time, energy, emotions, and effort put into it. So you can’t expect to feel better the day after you two end it. Instead, allow yourself time to feel sad, mad, and any other emotions. Time heals all wounds, so don’t short change yourself when it comes to healing and moving on completely.

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