When friends part
Closure with friends
When romance ends
Taking responsibility and moving on
As humans, we derive much of our happiness from social interactions. Healthy relationships with people enhance our emotional and physical well-being. Over the course of our lifetimes, we’ll form many friendships. We’ll also develop romantic relationships. We allow friends and lovers into our hearts. We invest a lot of ourselves with them, and when we lose friends and lovers we can lose a piece of ourselves. It hurts, and sometimes we grieve for them more than we do a death of someone close to us.
The breakup of friendships and romantic relationships makes us feel powerless. Unlike death, which is final, we believe we ...