Acknowledging the potential effects my parent’s divorce has had on me has given me a sense of self-awareness that I feel I have been lacking.We are products of our upbringings, and understanding them to the fullest extent possible will help us understand ourselves, and navigate both around and within our conditioning.
There are ways to approach social media post-breakup without going totally rogue and ditching it altogether. The less time we spend immersed in social networking creating distorted perceptions that everyone is happier than they are, the more we can focus on really being present in our newly-single lives.
We treat relationships, and the steps we take within them, as these linear, quantifiable entities that are meant to move forward and should be concerning if this isn’t the case. We also act as if “committed relationships” are intrinsic truths once said commitment has been made.