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Didn't realise the date now I'm broken again!

(10 Posts)
Hurtandconfused2016 Thu 28-Jul-16 10:18:36

Hey everyone

So ex left in Jan we have 2 year old and a 5 month old. Had been doing good since he cut all ties with me and the kids. Well this was until today. It's our anniversary why am I still upset over this it's been 7 months?

What did you do in the first anniversary after you broke up?

pallasathena Thu 28-Jul-16 11:57:58

Made a decision to forget the next one and did. You can't live in the past but I'm not a sentimental soul anyway, so it was easy for me to just think 'meh'.

SaggyNaggy Thu 28-Jul-16 12:00:25

I didn't even notice. It was the day after that the thought occurred to me. The day we split is a much better anniversary to keep.

category12 Thu 28-Jul-16 12:45:12

I forgot. Facebook reminded me. I didn't feel anything really, I had emotionally disengaged for a long time.

AndTheBandPlayedOn Thu 28-Jul-16 12:54:19

Generally, I try to not let a calendar control/trigger my emotions...feel what you feel when you feel it.

flowers Do something nice for yourself (something he wouldn't have wanted to do wink ).

SecondMrsAshwell Thu 28-Jul-16 12:54:46

When an ex of mine left me for someone else, I would always get upset on his birthday. So I decided to deliberately do something to pamper myself on that day. I ended up barely thinking of him

Hurtandconfused2016 Thu 28-Jul-16 13:13:53

Thanks everyone I hadn't realised until Facebook told me.
I have taken a shift in work to keep my mind off it. Just feeling pretty crappy about it

Cabrinha Thu 28-Jul-16 13:18:55

Congratulate yourself that it took a Facebook reminder!

TheNaze73 Thu 28-Jul-16 13:26:08

As cabrinha said, it was a stupid reminder, on a stupid social networking site, that bought it to your attention. You're doing great OP

Elroya1 Thu 28-Jul-16 13:34:51

Wouldn't worry too much about it. Just remove all facebook reminders and posts about it, and you will be fine.

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