How To Get Over a Breakup

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It’s over for a reason, reminds Lisa Thomas, LCSW, a marriage and family therapist in Colorado. “In a breakup, someone had to want to get out. If it’s you, then it’s not fair to string her along by trying to be friends,” she says.

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If she’s the one who ended it, it’s time to talk feelings — then cut the conversation short. “Let her know you’re open to discussing reconciliation, but don’t want to hang out as friends unless she feels the same way about potentially getting back together,” says Thomas. Just keep in mind that reconciliation can be incredibly fraught.