Okay, so you've been dumped and it sucks. And still, weeks later, you're listening to the radio and getting your ears involved in all the wrong songs . But do you know that by assaulting your ears with these woeful songs, you're actually inhibiting your recovery? You are purposefully putting yourself in a depressed state of mind, because, let's face it, music makes the mood. I'm all for having a Pity Party after a breakup, but after weeks - or even months - it has to stop.
So how do you get out of this rut and change your state of mind? It's simple. Start by changing your breakup tunes.
- If you've been cheated on, stop listening to "Secret Lovers" by Atlantic Starr and start listening to "Breathe" by Maroon 5.
- If you were with a man that you were going to get married to, stop listening to "Endless Love" by Diana Ross & Lionel Richie and start listening to "Miss Independent" by Kelly Clarkson.
- If you were dumped by a man who continues to spread rumors