Bad breakups are infamous for forcing people onto the couch, ice cream in hand, and into a tear-induced coma. Here are five skills you gain after a split that will really make you reconsider heartbreak.
You know how to detect incompatibility
Knowing what doesn’t work allows you to create expectations that will guarantee success in the future. You’re able to acknowledge everything that should have been a potential warning sign so that you don’t make the same mistakes in the future.
You gain a true sense of worth
Heartbreak forces you to confront everything that went wrong, which pushes you to look at what you didn’t deserve. Moving forward you’ll never forget your worth in a way that fosters self-love like you’ve never before experienced.
You become intuitive
Relationships are about getting to know another person in a short amount of time, which means that you develop incredible people skills. You’ll achieve a better sense of others that allows you to see through one’s facade.
You’re immune to rejection
After your first heartbreak, you usually face a blow to your confidence that eventually causes the sting of rejection to weaken immensely. You realize that rejection only holds so much power, and that your power is much stronger.
You truly know yourself
The way that you handle a relationships says a lot about you, good and bad. Knowing how you deal in the midst of crisis helps you understand who you really are and what you need to work on to reach your potential.