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5 reasons why most people find it hard to let go of an Ex

It often seems impossible to let go of someone you are so attached to even if they hurt you so bad. You could seem so desperate and even look to others for help but what if you've just been running in circles over and over again and Like a dog, been going back to its vomit? 

You might even get carried away you overlook some of the obvious reason why you're holding on to something that doesn't even exist. 

Here are 5 not so glaring reasons you haven't been able to let go

1. You actively stalk them on social media

You are not able to let go because You're always on their Instagram keeping to date on their story highlights, their WhatsApp statuses, saving up their photos and videos, cyberstalking.

After breaking up you don't necessarily need to burn all bridges that leads to them but you need to look out for yourself. Do not hurt yourself while nurturing false hopes as keeping a routine check on their day to day lives would only bring hurt. Move on!!!

2. You never initiated the break up

It is very normal and natural to find it hard to move on from something you never planned for in the first place. You probably didn't get the closure you needed or you left a lot of stones unturned. Its totally normal to find it hard for the first few weeks but do not sulk on that. What has happened already happened you need to get your head out of the clouds.

3. You're lonely

Break ups take the usual toll of making you feel emotionally isolated. You find yourself not being able to do most of the things you did with your partner. You need to get back into hobbies you used to do, treat yourself to something that makes you happy, and get back in touch with friends who you haven't seen in a while.

4. You reminisce too much about old times

Thinking every now and then about the good old days will only bring regrets, getting to fantasize about what could have been and bringing yourself inevitable heartaches. You need to get yourself busy so you don't get all idle and moody.

5. Sexual attachment

It's possible to feel a sense of attachment after having sex with someone. accordiny to researches, Oxytocin is released into the body during intercourse, a hormone which is linked to "positive social functioning and is associated with bonding, trust, and loyalty. Frequent sex with your partner activates this bond between you two and it just doesn't feel the same when its with someone new.

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