It's normal for you to feel sad. So, if it makes you feel better, you can stay in bed and listen to your favorite breakup song over and over again.
Sonnenberg thinks distraction is a terrific way to get out of your brain, particularly when it means spending time with loved ones. Focusing on other people is one of the finest ways to move on.
It's important to take stock so you can see the big picture in a more helpful way. One way to do this is to think about the good things about being a couple.
Sonnenberg thinks keeping in contact with your ex may lessen the grief. "Maybe you have a lot of the same friends and can still hang out and have a connection," she says.
"You have to account for and care for someone else's choices." If your spouse doesn't like the beach, you may have given up beach trips when you were together.
When you're sad about the death of your partner, it can be tempting to start dating again. But don't give in to the urge. "It doesn't work.