Post-break up, the only difference between a woman and a man is that the former is able to express her feelings and share with others, while the latter is most likely to keep his thoughts to himself. However, remaining bottled up can sometimes take its toll on men, affecting not only their mind but body as well. So what should a man do to avoid such a situation? If this is the case, then given below are some useful tips, which will help you to deal with it in a better way.
If your breakup was over some petty relationship issue or something which you feel does not matter in the long run, I would suggest that you think things over once again. If you feel somewhere deep inside that things can be worked out, try to get in touch with your ex for a talk.
Try to Make Things Work
If she has agreed to meet up with you, consider it a positive sign. Even if you are not in a relationship, you two can always be friends. Once you two meet up, try to analyze the relationship. See what went wrong and whether things can be corrected. This however no way means that you have to bend backwards to please and win her back. Only if both of you are willing to change and work things out, should you consider being together again.
Stay in the Company of Family and Friends
Make sure that you do not spend your evenings or weekends alone. Go out with your friends. Socialize a lot. Spend the weekends with your family. If you are really close to someone like a friend or a sibling, share whatever you are going through to unburden yourself.
Take Up a Hobby
Always keep your mind engaged in other things rather than just thinking about the relationship and what went wrong. So, take up singing or dancing or try adventure sports. Do something that you have never done before. In short, utilize your free time productively so that at the end of the day you feel satisfied and happy about doing something new and unique.
Do things that build your confidence again. A breakup can make you feel rejected and low on confidence. At this point of time, doing small things such as getting a makeover or shopping for a new wardrobe can do wonders for your self-esteem.
Here's hoping that equipped with these tips you will be able to overcome any negative feelings or thoughts that you might be experiencing. In the end, it is important that whatever happens between you and your ex, always end things on a respectful note.