How To Heal From A Toxic Relationship: 5 Epiphany Moments

Relationships aren’t always easy, especially those that are so-called “toxic.” One day you and your partner are perfect together, and the next day you are fighting like cats and dogs. It doesn’t always have to be hard. In fact, the healing process is the stage where you find peace and grow the most. We have the top five epiphany moments on how to heal from a toxic relationship.

Just when you think the toxic relationship is over, you are left to pick up the pieces and rebuild. Finding peace after a toxic relationship is not an easy task. If you’re anything like me, you’re extremely empathetic, and it takes a while to process all of your emotions. During this time, you make so many revelations that are indications of healing from the relationships.

This post will teach you about these epiphanies you have during this time and how it helps you heal from a toxic relationship.

After reading this post, you’ll be ready to start dating again. You will recognize all the ways in which you’ve changed for the better and how it will attract the right man!

This post will show you all the ways how you can heal after a toxic relationship.

How To Heal From A Toxic Relationship

1. Stop Seeking “Closure”

The closure is an excuse for all of the “one more’s.” People always say they want to seek closure, but what you really need to ask yourself is: What do I want the outcome to be for closure? More often than not, it’s fueled by your ego. It’s wanting to have that last word. But for what?

The ironic thing about closure is that the person seeking it doesn’t actually want anything to be closed. If so, they wouldn’t be seeking what’s “not finished” yet. They would just be done.

At the end of the day, the closure was that it ended. If the relationship was worth having, it wouldn’t have gone down a bad path in the first place.

Be thankful that you fell in love. There’s closure in that.

2. Dissociate From That Person

One of the main ways to in finding peace after a toxic relationship is removing them from your life. If that means you have to block their number, block their social accounts, or stop hanging out with a certain friend group, it is okay to do so.

A lot of partners still worry about the other person. Do they think I hate them? Are they going to notice I blocked them?

So what?! Stop apologizing for doing what’s good for you. Keep a healthy distance for yourself. When you’re finally over it, you can always unblock them. By then, it would be an afterthought.

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3. Feel All The Feelings

This sounds super cliché, but when your feelings are going to be knocking at your door anyways, so you might as well let them in than creep on your doorstep.

The quicker you feel, the faster you heal. Processing your emotions and really sitting with them is so important. Understand why you are feeling the way that you feel so you can work through it and put it to rest.

4. Replace Time With Them For A Fun Hobby

When you’re in a toxic relationship, you are consumed by everything they are doing or you’re always hanging out with that person.

When you break up with that person, you are left with a lot of time you never realized you had.

It’s always a good idea to transfer that time to positive energy. Find something you like to do, and consistently do that to keep yourself busy.

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5. Start Something Your Partner Is Not A Part Of

One of the hardest things to process is seeing life happen that you are not a part of. It is a tell-tale sign that someone is moving on. The Girlfriend Unscripted team encourages you to start something that your partner is not a part of because it stimulates personal growth, helps you progress in your life, and gives you something for yourself to hold onto.

The more you do big life changes or different things on your own, the more your life begins to move forward and that person becomes an old chapter that can’t be re-written to please where you are at now.

This post is all about finding peace after a toxic relationship.

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