TWO PEOPLE YOU SHOULD AVOID CONTACTING AFTER A BREAKUP
A relationship break-up can be tough no matter what the situation. Everyone feels different when they’re going through a break-up. It’s OK to feel sad, angry or let down after a break-up – lots of people do!
When you’re going through a breakup, one of your first instincts may be to pick up the phone. After all, you’re craving human connection — eagerly searching for some wisdom or advice that will help you to heal. While scrolling through your list of contacts, however, you’ll want to carefully consider which number you dial.
Here are people you should never call during a break-up:
The loved one who hated your ex
It may feel tempting to reach out to a friend or family member who disapproved of your ex once the relationship is over. Nothing like a good ex-bashing to help you move on, right? You are certainly not ready to hear the ‘I told you so!’ You don’t really need them pouring salt into the wound.
Mutual friends of you and ex
Calling a friend seems like the sensible thing to do when you’re feeling like a straight-up struggle bus post-breakup. But you should carefully consider whether calling those friends you met through your ex will actually help you. Make sure that you are not using them to seek out information about how your ex is doing,” he explains. “This will also prolong your suffering.