9 Reasons To Be Proud Of Walking Away

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Walk away with your pride intact.

Breakups will always be difficult to bear. It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been in a relationship; whenever a union with someone comes to an end, the feelings and emotions can be overwhelming. That’s why a lot of people will sulk and feel sorry for themselves after a breakup. It’s perfectly understandable to be down whenever a relationship that you’ve invested yourself in suddenly comes to a stop. You get so used to a certain way of living in relation with another person and then when you’re left alone out in the open to dry, you don’t know what to do with yourself. You get disoriented and you forget that you once did actually live a life as a single person. So it’s okay for you to feel sad about having to end a relationship. It’s okay that you are actually emerging back into life as a single person. It doesn’t always have to be all bad. There are plenty of reasons to be okay with the fact that you’re single again. You just have to learn to look on the brighter side of things and maintain a semblance of optimism as you wade through life. Here are a few things that can help cheer you up about having to end a relationship.

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1. You get the opportunity to expand your social network even further.

It used to be just you and your former partner all the time. You always used to spend all your free time with one another. Either you would go on dates with each other or just spend the night in. Now that you’re single, you get to go out and mingle again. You won’t have to worry about a partner who gets jealous whenever you talk to people of the opposite sex. 

2. You discover more about what you really want out of relationships for the future.

That’s the thing with any relationship. They are always opportunities for growth and learning. That’s why even though you’ve just gotten out of a relationship that didn’t work out for the best, at least you can treat it as a learning experience. Use this as a gauge for how you want your relationships to be in the future. 

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3. You get an opportunity to prove your strength to your own self.

How many tests do you even get in life to prove just how strong you really are? Use this as a way to prove to yourself that you do have the strength that it takes to overcome adversity and hardship. If you can get through this, then you can get through any other tough emotional ordeal. 

4. You are forced to turn to the people you love the most.

All of your loved ones that you neglected throughout the course of your relationship will still be there for you even when you’re single. That’s the great thing about having people who love you. You can always rely on them to have your back even when you’re at your weakest point.  – Continue reading on the next page


5. You can start being impulsive and spontaneous with your life.

You no longer have to keep track of your partner’s schedules or preferences. You no longer have to make plans with your partner in mind. If you want to do something, you can just go ahead and do it. If you want to try out a new hobby, there’s no stopping you. If you want to just get up and travel, it’s all a matter of finding the time for yourself.

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6. You actually stood up and refused to settle in the relationship.

A lot of times, people will settle for mediocre and toxic relationships. They would rather just draw things out than face the music and actually end things. You took the more difficult path. You choose to really come to terms with the truth. It was much harder to do, but it was the better decision to make. 

7. You won’t have to make any more compromises.

You have no one else to think of but yourself at this point. You no longer have to compromise parts of who you are for the sake of the relationship. You are now free to do whatever you please without having to fear the backlash in relation to your ex. 

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8. You have ridden yourself of any emotional toxicity.

Bad relationships are emotionally toxic. They have the power to weigh people down. When you chose to end things and walk away, then you automatically chose to rid yourself of that toxicity. You just plain decided that you had had enough and it was time for a change. 

9. You get the chance to really discover what you’re made of.

You’re single now. You no longer have a significant other to rely on. It’s just you against the world. Now is a chance for you to make your mark and see what you’re really made of. Now, you can push the limits of your body and see how far you can take yourself. 

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