Sure, you might meet a few duds along the way until you meet “the one,” but you’re due for a few stories yourself.
Every breakup is rough in its own way, but picking yourself up and “getting back out there” can be especially daunting if it’s been a while since you’ve been single.
When he starts dating and posting photos with a new paramour, you feel the anxiety building.
If the above doesn’t sound like something you’ve ever done or ever will do, I honestly applaud you. Jealousy and bitterness are dark feelings, but they’re normal after long breakups.
When we’re hurt and abandoned and adrift, we want to find something stable and grounded as soon as possible.
We want to feel known the way we were before when we had someone that felt as familiar as home and as cozy as a cashmere blanket.