How to Not Embarrass yourself After a Bad Breakup

Bad breakups can cause a temporary loss of your social skills. You may forget temporarily to lower your voice, keep your emotions under control in public, or simply lose it.

Being confident after a breakup can occur when you conduct your behavior accordingly. Prepare yourself in advance as to how you will react when you enter certain situations is important.

Making these decisions ahead of time, relieves some of the stress of running into your ex' s family, friends, or coworkers.

Here are some tips on how not to embarrass yourself after a breakup.

Take time to nourish your emotional health. You can acknowledge the hurt of the breakup without wallowing in self pity or having an outward expression of pain during the day. This may involve waking up earlier.

Meditate, pray, listen to positive upbeat music to begin the day.

Prepare. Prepare yourself emotionally for the day by taking steps to manage your stress and pain of the breakup. Make yourself smile, practice smiling. Be positive in the office, around friends, and family. When conversations turn towards your breakup, acknowledge it and move on. You do not have to explain every detail of your breakup to anyone you do not trust.

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  • Remind yourself to drink enough water to stay hydrated
  • Eat nourishing meals
  • Workout to help release stress naturally after the breakup


  • Avoid discussing your romantic life with co workers or casual acquaintances
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