How to Love Again

How to Love Again
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 19, 2011

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You can’t love again until you heal the pain that your lost love inflicted. Grieve, and as you do, you will become more emotionally healthy.

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Therapy saves and changes lives, period. If you are having a particularly hard time with the grieving process, a good therapist can guide you through. Feel free to contact me for therapist referrals anytime.

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Loving others is critical to our human existence. It is important to understand that without love, life will never feel full.

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Accepting all parts of you gives you ownership of your journey and the power to decide what stays, what goes, and what can evolve.

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The fear of loving again and losing again is a real risk. However, can you afford to keep your heart closed?

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Identify the emotional obstacles in your present life and commit to remove them. Appreciate your past but rejoice in the possibilities of the future.

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The more you love yourself, the more likely you are to attract a person who is emotionally healthy.

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Self-nurturing is the basic foundation of building the Self. Be kind to yourself, daily!

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Think about your next relationship. Set a standard for what you are seeking and what you will not accept.

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Get out. Go out. Go to all the places you personally enjoy. Don’t obsess that “singles” are not there, this step is about you.

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Remain open to new possibilities and you will become a magnet for greater opportunities.

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It is impossible to replace your lost love. Instead, allow new love to grow and blossom in its own way (on its own time).

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