The Dreaded Breakup. A break up can be one of the hardest situations to go through, but at times it’s necessary. No one wants to be stuck in a relationship that causes one person to feel trapped and unhappy. Reinventing yourself after a break up can help you get past the hurt, help you realize what makes you happy, and give you the courage to get out there and try again.
List Your Qualities. Discover your self-worth. Perhaps the most important part of reinventing yourself is discovering who you are as an individual. Sometimes ugly things are said in a break-up and you’ll take a lot of it to heart. However, if you discover who you truly are, these hurtful phrases will soon fade away. Ways to discover your self-worth include: Writing down your good qualities, Focusing in on them, Write down the things you feel makes you a good partner, Repeat them to yourself daily, Write down what you want to change about yourself, Start tackling them.
Give Yourself a Makeover. Give yourself a lasting confidence boost, by getting a small makeover. There’s nothing quite like starting fresh after a break-up. It’ll do you some good….trust me! It’s not like you have to run out to a plastic surgeon to boost your appearance either - just change your hairstyle or buy some new accessories.
Get Out There and Have Fun. Find things that you like to do, and go do them. When you’ve been in a relationship for a long time, you may feel lost after a break-up. This is because you probably are so used to living as a couple. However, finding out what you like as an individual is the most exciting part of reinventing yourself. Go to the movies, a sports event, skating, ice skating, bowling, anything! Just get out there and try it all. The world is your oyster.