How do you distance or detach emotionally from someone you love, but can't be with or have to let go of? Learn how a healthy emotional detachment can help you heal from a relationship breakup and recover yourself. This process will help you find freedom to love again in fresh, healthy ways!
letting go of someone you love
No matter how long you prepared for the breakup, you'll still deal with guilty feelings. After all, you broke up with someone you once loved...and perhaps still do. But no matter what the circumstances of the breakup were, you must remember that guilt will eat you away and destroy your life if you let it fester and grow.
If you ignore these warning signs of bad relationships, you set yourself up for heartbreak and pain. It's hard to accept your relationship isn't healthy...but the sooner you face the truth, the more quickly you can move forward in your relationship and life.
When was the last time your heart was changed by something you saw, did, or felt? Maybe your heart was warmed when a friend called unexpectedly or a stranger helped you push a heavy shopping cart through a snowy parking lot. Maybe your heart was softened by a baby’s big eyes and smile, or lightened by a glimpse of God’s glory in a sunrise, burst of laughter, or sweet taste of strawberries.
Visions of Vocation: Common Grace for the Common Good is one of the first books I’ve been assigned to read (I just started my Master of Divinity degree at Regent College in Vancouver, BC — though I think it should be called a “Servant of Divinity”! Not sure I’ll ever be equipped to master divinity, no matter how good the professors are).
What was the last leap of faith you took? I bet you were scared. Maybe you’re taking a leap of faith right now. You’re starting a new season of life in a new job or at a new school or with a new partner. Maybe you’re learning how to live without someone you love, or you’re slowly letting go of a dear friend and companion.
These practical, effective tips for finding freedom after a breakup will help you get over an ex-boyfriend or ex-husband. Breaking free - especially from a toxic ex relationship that is destroying your self-identity - doesn’t have to take months or years.
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