Describing in words how a broken heart feels like is like explaining the pain you endure when you fall off a tower building. Until you experience the suffering of a broken heart yourself, you can't truly understand how fragile a heart can be. The good news is you can survive a broken heart, but you just have to manage your pain in a way that can really make you smile and see the future in all the colors of the rainbow.

Allow Yourself to Be Sad

"How do I heal my broken heart?" you ask yourself before trying to fall asleep when all the painful thoughts run though your head and hurtful memories make your pulse run faster. First of all, you must allow yourself to be sad.

Don't blame yourself for feeling the way you do! All the sadness, depression, regrets and frustration are natural emotions, necessary for you to reach that level of understanding and acceptance where you can truly feel the power to move on. You need these sad moments to cry until you're out of tears, because this is the way you leave the past behind. If you don't know how to heal your broken heart and move on, externalize your emotions, suffer and cry your heart out: it's impossible to be balanced when a part of your heart vanished.

Sad After Breakup

In order to heal from a broken heart, you have to expose yourself and tell your loved ones how you feel. By talking, debating and being true to yourself, you manage to free your mind and heart, releasing the tensions collected in your soul.

Leave The Past Behind

It might sound like a cliché, but if you want to survive a broken heart, you really have to leave your past behind. When you reach a point of balance, don't allow your ex to haunt your life again. Don't contact him, don't let him surpass your distance limits and don't kid yourself thinking you have another chance on being happy with the person that broke your heart into small pieces.

If you open the door to the demons of your past, you'll only let in torture and suffering. If you anchor yourself to the past, you'll never heal your broken heart. Instead, you'll deny yourself the right to love again and be loved the way you really deserve.

Banish Negative Thoughts

Don't blame yourself for the breakup, don't suffocate your soul with negative emotions and don't jump to conclusions, thinking you're surrounded by bad luck. To heal a broken heart takes time, but it's not impossible. Don't ever forget you're a wonderful person with so much to give, waiting for the special someone, good enough to appreciate your qualities.

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