But here on some tips to help you cope: 1) Cut off your information sources – that means if you’re keeping in touch with your ex either stop the chit chat about your respective exploits or better still, stop talking.People don’t move on by switching straight from lovers to friends. If it’s friends feeding you information, tell them to stop giving it.You have no control over him or his life but you do over yours.

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Circle of Moms member Lynn W., whose sixth grade son is among the youngest in his class, worries that some of his friends already have girlfriends.

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5) Accept that you are bound to feel a bit strange – Jaysus we’re human and it means that when you find out initially it will feel very weird.

But that’s normal and don’t jump to the conclusion that what you’re feeling is a signal that you want him back.

What this means is that you can’t evaluate yourself and how you feel based off what he is doing with someone else.

Unless he is a spiteful git, he hasn’t moved on to spite you, he’s moved on because he’s getting on with his life.

Catch up with friends and family, ramp up the social life and enjoy plenty of me time where you get to be and do exactly what you want.

3) Don’t view it as a reflection on you – Not everything is about you.

Someone does have to be first unless you can orchestrate a dead heat. Baggage Reclaim is a guide to learning to live and love with self-esteem by breaking the patterns that stand in your way.