Relationships that we broke due to one reason or another were not entirely useless. I know we all hate our exes; I have brutally murdered some of them in my head several times. Do I sound a little psychopathic? I guess I do, but I am crazy when it comes to my exes but you have to admit that even the girl from '500 Days of Summer' taught Joseph-gordon Levitt some important lessons. Poor guy though, fell for April right after 10 minutes of movie time.
A large part of our lives may have been wasted by a person who just wasn’t loyal or something else that's important but if we look back, we feel certain about some things. It is true that we learn from our past to be prepared for the future. No matter how big of a jerk your ex was or whatever terrible reason you broke up with him, he did clear some things up for you. If it was the beginning of your love life, you may have started with uncertain wants and needs.
You might have been unsure of what you want from a relationship but after you broke up with him, parted ways and forgave and forgot, you must have felt a sense of clarity. There are always some things that our past relationships our exes teach us, some very important things that we forget to thank them for.
1. For Showing What We Need:
Even if there were a hundred things you loved about him, breaking up with him must have taught you a quarter of hundred things, at least. When a relationship is over, we always walk out of it with a clearer vision as to what it is that we need in the next one.
Our exes clear it up for us, unknowingly, that there is a list of things that lacked in our relationship with them which are necessary for a healthy relationship. Compatibility factors also come clear to us the next time we start talking to someone. The past experiences and meetings help us, thanks to our exes.