Let's Celebrate Your Breakup

Cosmopolitan India|February 2019

Let's Celebrate Your Breakup

Umm yes, it’s time to get over that ex, for good! We get the party started for you, quite literally.

Caitlin Carlson

Forget snuggling up to a bottle of wine in your bathrobe. A better way to bounce back from a split? Host your own breakup party—aka a get-together at which you and your besties toast to your freedom! There’s proof that when you’re super-bummed about the loss of a relationship, surrounding yourself with friends can give you a boost. “Research shows that people who have reminders of being appreciated experience less pain than those who don’t,” explains NYC-based therapist Guy Winch, PhD, author of How To Fix A Broken Heart.

Besides, the alternative (you know: sobbing, snotting...) sucks. “You can either spiral downwards or use your breakup as a catalyst to create the life you want,” says Amy Chan, US-based Founder of Renew Breakup Bootcamp. Here’s how to focus on having some fun...



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February 2019