5 New Year's Resolutions For Singletons Who Want To Move On In 2018

Going through a break-up, whether you were the one dumping or being dumped, is one of life's hardest experiences. Breaking contact with your ex and having to face this big world alone, can be a scary and stressful time, but rest assured change is good. The future is bright, especially if you are looking to get over your ex.

So if you’ve had enough of watching The Notebook on repeat and can’t bear to look at another Ben & Jerry’s tub again, then continue reading. We have 5 2018 resolutions for you to follow and to help you move on. Do your best to pursue these goals and we promise this New Year, you’ll be a new you!

1. Put yourself back on the dating scene (when you’re ready)

When you’re ready to start dating, put yourself back out there. Go out, have fun and socialise. If you’re also not impartial to dating apps, try Huggle. This genius app matches you with people who go to the same places as you. Popular amongst singletons because Huggle connects like-minded people who share the same interests and lifestyle. Still not convinced? OK, remember your ex wasn’t a big fan of your favourite sushi restaurant? Well now you can eat all the sushi you want with the people you meet on Huggle. Download it today and see who else goes to your favourite places. You never know who you might meet…

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2. Focus on self-care

Shut your bedroom door, put on a face mask and listen to your favourite music. Read a book, book an activity you’ve always wanted to try or maybe even a holiday. Whatever you choose, make sure it’s something you want and love to do. Not only will this serve as a distraction from your ex it will remind you of your passions, which can be easily pushed to the side when you’re in a relationship.

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3. Spend time with your friends and family

Family and friends are the best people to help pull you through a difficult time. Go and visit your family and spend quality time with your friends. Organise a trip, host a dinner party or just simply have a cup of tea and have a chat. Take this opportunity to tell your loved ones what you’re going through. the advise and support you’ll get will do wonders for you. So enjoy your time with them.

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4. Get fit

Exercising releases endorphins, and endorphins make us feel happy. There’s nothing better than feeling healthy and happy, so find something you enjoy doing whether that’s running, yoga or horse riding. Get the blood pumping and have fun looking after yourself. You’ll find exercising is one of the best distractions.

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5. Do not idealise the relationship

It’s so easy to think about the good times and not the bad. However there was a reason why you broke up, whether that was in your control or not. Moving forward, it’s important to stay grounded and not idealise your relationship. It’s to acknowledge the good times but don’t ignore the real issues that led you to break up.

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Looking to move on to somebody else in 2018? Download Huggle

Stina Sanders