Although the decision to end the relationship had been mutual, over the following months, I cycled through many feelings and emotions.
One day I would tell my friends that I was “so over him,” and the next day I’d find myself flat on my back, sobbing uncontrollably, wondering where we went wrong.
It’s crucial to give yourself time to mourn the end of the relationship; however, it’s important to remember that everyone mourns differently.
Recently, I took a chance and revealed that I had romantic feelings for him.
Even today, I can’t say that I have fully gotten over the relationship, but there are a few things that have been helpful to me in the process.
Breaking up with someone can feel like a major loss.
His affinity for Vanilla Ice notwithstanding, I fell in love with him that night.
We graduated only a few short months later and moved away from each other, but maintained a friendship over the years.