Is It Okay to Move on Quickly After Leaving A Toxic Relationship?

Is It Okay to Move on Quickly After Leaving A Toxic Relationship? is it okay to move on quickly after leaving a toxic relationship?
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Today, I’ll be addressing the question of whether it’s okay to move on quickly after leaving a toxic relationship. This is indeed a loaded and interesting question, often approached with the perspective that moving on means finding someone new. We’ve all witnessed friends who, after ending a relationship, choose to remain single, leading us to speculate that they haven’t moved on from their ex, even if the breakup happened years ago. I have probably been labeled as one of those friends. It’s crucial to clarify that moving on isn’t solely about entering into a new relationship. Instead, it’s about healing from the pain experienced in the past relationship.

When you move on and quickly jump into another relationship, you aren’t truly moving on; you’re merely moving forward. If you’re asking whether it’s okay to do this, the answer is no. Rapidly entering a new relationship may result in attracting another toxic dynamic. The key is to move on with a focus on healing first. Ideally, if you can heal in a short amount of time, that’s fantastic. Moving on quickly, in this context, means prioritizing your emotional well-being and recovery.

Moving on, in the deeper sense, involves moving on from the damage inflicted by past relationships on a psychological and emotional level. It’s about reclaiming your sense of self and true identity. Only when you have truly moved on from this pain can you consider entering into another relationship.

Therefore, shift your focus to moving on from the perspective of healing rather than finding someone new. Without healing, you risk entering another relationship with unresolved issues, making it challenging to establish a healthy connection. Take the time to build a healthy relationship with yourself before contemplating moving on to another relationship.

In essence, move on quickly if you are genuinely moving on from a deeper level, addressing and overcoming the pain. However, moving forward to another relationship without proper healing is not advisable. Give yourself the time you need, build a solid foundation with yourself, and ensure you’re in a healthy mental and emotional state before considering the next steps.

Note from the Author

If you’re ready and you’d like my help with healing, finding peace in life and breaking free from these toxic patterns, then you can book a FREE BREAKTHROUGH CALL with me HERE. Happy healing 💙💙. Feel free to share and comment! Use this information with caution, it comes from my own thoughts & bias, experiences and research😊.

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I'm Edwin Bii, a trained advanced conversational hypnotherapist (ACH) and Mind Shifting Coach from Kenya offering mental health support, and life coaching to help you crush your goalsand overcome your problems. Together, we'll navigate challenges, build self-awareness, and create a happier, healthier you. Let's unlock your potential.

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