Here’s what heartbreak can really teach you, if you’re still young at heart.
1. A Relationship Cannot Survive On Love Alone
Heartbreak will certainly teach you that sometimes to make a relationship work, you need more than love. You maybe insanely in love with each other but you can see the foundation crumble still. A relationship needs strength, understanding, stability and patience and if any of these elements are missing then it’s sufficed to say, it probably won’t last. [Read: 7 Hot Foreplay Tips to Drive Your Partner Wild]
2. You Don’t Always Get What You Want
It’s an understood fact that you may never get the things you ask for. When you’re in love with someone, you want to spend all your time with them. You have expectations of them like they have of you. But when the love goes a bit awry, these expectations become taxing to keep up with and you wish things remain the same. [Read: 10 Things You Should Never Do After a Break-up]
3. You Can’t Question Free Will
Free will is an individual’s right to live however they want to and you really can’t question someone’s way of being a particular way. So if the person has decided to sever ties with you, the best thing to do is to respect that decision they have made and deal with the consequences on your own. That’s the only way inner strength is nurtured. [Read: 7 Changes That Happen When You Fall In Love]
4. You Learn To Be Self Sufficient
When you are with someone you learn to depend on them, emotionally, mostly. You derive happiness and joy out of the one person you spend most of your time with and more often than not, it’s your significant other. But when associations break, it’s tough to assemble all the pieces and go about your day as if nothing happened. [Read: 15 Simple Ways to Show Love and Affection]
5. You Body Will Ask For Healing
Going through heartbreak is not just emotionally painful but physically indulgent too. Due to immense stress you take on, your body will be under constant pressure and it will give you sure shot signs to slow down. There could be weight loss/gain, body aches and anxiety that could deter your healing. Make sure you identify these signs and do whatever it takes to embrace the hard times. Eat right, exercise and sleep on time. It will help you heal better. [Read: 29 Hilarious Questions To Ask a Girl and Make Her Smile]
6. You Will See Your Goals Clearly
Once the fog is lifted, you will begin to see what’s more important in life and what should be given priority. You will begin to realise other things that needed your time but you couldn’t give them as much time and you’ll make way to balance your life out. [Read: 5 Steps To Finding Your Dream Relationship]
7. You Will Know What To Value In Future Relationships
When you lose out on someone with whom you’ve planned a future with, you lose out on those dreams and plans with the person too. You go on a blame game and either blame the person or yourself for the relationship not working out. Don’t do that. One of the greatest lessons a failed relationship teaches you is to figure out the missing pieces and the things you wanted from the relationship that didn’t work out and apply them to any future relationship that will work out. It helps you grow as a person too. [Read: 9 Habits Of Couples Happy In Bed]
8. You Will Gain Immense Strength
That’s what grief teaches us. The more we learn to fight our demons, the stronger we get. So grieve if you have to but remember by facing all your demons at once you’re giving yourself great amount of strength to deal with any hardship you may face in the future. That’s the beauty of healing from a broken heart.
9. You Will Learn What True Friendships Are
In testing times, your family and friends play a big role. Especially when you’re going through a rough break up! If you haven’t made time for some friends in the past while you were busy in a relationship and they still stand by you during your heartbreak, these are real friends and you will learn the true meaning of friendship from them, when you’re going through heartbreak.