When I suffered my first break-up, my mom said to me “these things are sent to try us.”
I didn’t really pay any attention to her words at the time – I was too upset. Plus, I thought she was just sprouting a lazy cliche intended to make me feel good.
Now, after many years of experience with relationships, I realise how wise those simple but powerful words really are.
Ending a relationship is hard, but it’s important that we don’t spend the following weeks and months feeling sorry for ourselves. Instead, it’s much more productive if we analyse what went wrong and take a look at how we can make sure our next relationship better.
Breakups are meant to try us. They’re a life lesson we can learn from. When we’re newly single again, it’s important that we use our time wisely in preparation for our next relationship, so that we aren’t left with so much pain once again.
Here are 10 things every lady should do before starting a new relationship:
Create A Better Life
Maybe you entered your last relationship at the wrong time. Maybe you weren’t ready. Maybe your life wasn’t as good and as organised as you would have liked. Perhaps you were between jobs, down on your heels, or a little bit lost. As such, your relationship might have suffered as a result.
Now that you’re single, it’s a great idea to improve your life. Have a think about what you want your life to be like when Mr Right walks into it. Do you want the dream job? Maybe you want your own apartment this time?
Write down a list of things that would improve your life – and go and achieve them.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE