“Reconnect with friends and family you haven’t seen because you were busy in the relationship, get back into the gym, read, study and attend seminars.

Aliya Brown has passed the one-year mark in getting over someone she loved.

She hasn’t had contact with her ex in months, and his birthday just passed. Brown, a graduate student at New York’s Baruch College, says she broke up with her boyfriend thinking that they would get back together, but unbeknownst to her, he was dating and about to enter into an exclusive relationship with a new person.

You often feel sad because this truly signals that the ex has moved on and you’re not getting back together.”The best way to get past this is to turn the focus onto yourself, your own happiness and the life you want to create for yourself, says Miami Beach relationship coach Lisa Concepcion.

She suggests a 90-daydetox” from the relationship and its ending.“No dating, no sex, just quality time with oneself to process, heal and rebuild emotionally, “ she says.

And if you can’t find that gladness, as the saying goes, “Fake it till you make it.”He agrees with Concepcion that you shouldn’t rush into another relationship just because your ex has found another person.

People process things differently and at different rates.

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I read it when I was single and tried almost every dati If you can't date anyone nice, don't date anyone at all... Gemma Burgess reminds me of a real Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City, women love her and she just writes about dating, relationships, and sex so well.

Why does fate keep throwing her in the path of the irritatingly amusing -- and gorgeous -- Jake? She makes you laugh and root for the main character.

For the post-Carrie Bradshaw, post-Bridget Jones, post-credit crunch generation of singles, life isn't beautiful, a bitch, or a beach. If you can't date anyone nice, don't date anyone at all... Gemma Burgess reminds me of a real Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City, women love her and she just writes about dating, relationships, and sex so well.

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