“Disentangling” or detachment’ is about creating enough emotional space between yourself and another person so you can see the realities of your relationship and make healthier choices.
These tips revolve around detaching from an ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend, but can be applied to any type of friendship or relationship.
To write this ebook, I interviewed life coaches, counselors, and grief coaches on letting go.
Give yourself (and him) room to breathe by developing your own interests and life.
This is difficult when you’re emotionally over-involved or even obsessed with the other person, but it’s so important.
Maybe you’re wondering if you should break up — because sometimes you need to start detaching from someone you care about while you’re still together.
Before you can think about how to detach emotionally, you need to decide what is keeping you attached and if you really want to be with this person.
Instead of turning towards your ex, listen to the still small voice inside of you.