6 Concrete Signs You’re Officially Over Your Heartbreak

Healing takes time. Be patient with yourself.

Thought Catalog
3 min readSep 19, 2023
王 术山

By Kelly Peacock

We’ve all been there — crying on the floor, with an agonizing ache in our entire being, a lump in our throat, an unsettled nervousness in our gut. We’ve had the same thoughts running through our minds: I hate them. I miss them. Why couldn’t they be better? I miss what we used to have. I hope I never see them ever again.

We all know what the end of a relationship feels like. It’s loss. It’s grief. It’s heartbreak — and it’s the kind of heartbreak that takes up so much space in your mind at any given moment. Everything reminds you of them.

But then, one day, it all stops. The tears dry and happen less frequently, if at all. The thoughts are banished to the back of your mind. You no longer feel like you’re going through the motions. You no longer feel anger, resentment, or hurt. You no longer look back on the relationship and think about what went wrong or what could’ve been different, because you don’t look back on the relationship at all. You feel indifferent. You feel at peace.

Healing is a gradual process. It will take time. Healing is ugly and challenging, but it is important. Here’s how you know you’ve officially healed from your heartbreak:



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