The Way to Get Over Heartbreak isn’t Simply to Find Someone New

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“You’re not going to truly get over him until you date someone new.”

I heard these words time and time again after my last breakup, a crushingly painful break-up that left me heartbroken and my self-confidence shattered. From friends and colleagues to well-meaning Uber drivers, these words were always stated matter-of-factly. Sometimes they were even…