Rediscovering yourself is part of the secret to getting over a breakup.
You can eat what you want, listen to your own music, and watch what you want on television, even if no one else shares your tastes.
You can spend your free time exactly as you like. You don’t have to change for anyone.
No wonder Tashiro and Frazier found that women grow so much after a breakup.
Relationships, as wonderful as they feel, can be limiting. Finding yourself single again can be self-empowering.
Perhaps breakups aren’t the demon everyone has made them out to be.
You might even say that it’s worth getting into a relationship that doesn’t last, because of the self-knowledge you’ll gain from the experience.
Even if you had a crystal ball, would you still say yes to those relationships that ended badly?
Can you think of any benefits you experienced from breaking up that you wouldn’t have got any other way?