The Being Mary Jane premiere showed us how painful breakups can be. What do you do to get over your ex?

Jolie A. Doggett
Feb, 04, 2015

There's a healthy way and a not-so-healthy way to get over a breakup. If you watched the season premiere of Being Mary Jane last night, you've already seen the not-so-healthy way. 

MJ was clearly struggling after a messy break up with David. She was lashing out at her friends and family and drinking herself sick. She even threw her fish bowl through her window. Why did the fish have to suffer?

It doesn't have to be that way. There are ways to get over heartbreak that don't leave you more broken than before. We know it's not always easy, but how do you get over a painful breakup? Take our poll and tell us in the comments how you put your heart back together again.

QUESTION:How do you get over a painful breakup? Lean on family and friends 17% Cut all contact with my ex 40% Focus on my spiritual health 34% Retail therapy 5% Get a make-over 4% Total votes: 367