According to Grazel Garcia, LMFT, couples therapist, “In relationships, couples may find it difficult to feel vulnerable and therefore unintentionally create emotional distance from their partners as a way to protect themselves. When our emotions are not nurtured in relationships, we begin to feel uncared for, unimportant, unloved and these feelings can lead to emotional distancing that leads to breakups.
Individuals, regardless of gender, mourn relationship losses differently. The best way to mourn a breakup is to find healthy distractions. Based on my clinical experience, partners mourn breakups successfully when they have (…).
Grazel Garcia is a relationship therapist in Los Angeles. To read the full article, “How To Get Over Someone – According To Friends & Experts” visit iamandco.com.