10 Traits of People Who Stay Strong After A Broken Heart

November 6, 2023

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Written By - Ravi Shankar (GoodMindKeeping)

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1. They Stay Busy

You're going to be hurting no matter what. But being busy will make it survivable. 

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2. They avoid nostalgic triggers

In the aftermath of a broken relationship, there are nostalgic triggers all over the place.

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3. They appreciate the good times

The kind of person who gets past a broken heart appreciates the good times that happen even though they are hurting badly.

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4. They strengthen their body and mind

The person who gets past a breakup with their sanity intact is able to focus on bodily and mental well-being.

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5. They practice emotional self-discipline 

Emotional self-discipline is another key tool in the toolbox of the people who finds a way through a broken heart.

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6. They enjoy their own company and thoughts 

After having your heart broken, your own company and thoughts can feel like torture. 

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7. They stay at least a bit social and cultivate friendships

Being sociable when your heart is broken can feel like the hardest thing in the world. 

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8. They ignore the hopeless voice inside their head

You can believe in yourself and forge ahead in life without giving into the narrative.

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9. They focus on real life instead of social media posts

Social media is one of the worst traps after a breakup when your heart is hurting badly.

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10. They find a way to live in the present even when it hurts

Being broken hearted is a good reason to want to escape and not feel what you're feeling.