Why does it feel empty after breakup? The main reason behind feeling empty after a breakup is that everything around you reminds you of your ex. A part of your life has gone missing, and wherever you turn, there are reminders of that fact. That coffee mug they used to drink coffee from whenever they were at your place.
How do I get over my emptiness after a break up?
- Take a walk and admire the beauty of the day.
- Watch your favorite movie or TV show.
- Read a good book while drinking a favorite beverage.
- Spend time with family or friends who support you.
- Pray and/or tap into your spiritual side.
Is it normal to feel a void after a breakup? Feeling low after a breakup is natural. Even if you decided to end things, you may still experience grief and may need some time adjusting to this change. But grieving is not the same as having depression. Grief or sadness will decrease with time, while untreated depression may persist.
How long does it take to feel normal after a breakup? After the breakup, many participants reported increased positive emotions — including empowerment, confidence, and happiness. Since the breakups happened an average of 11 weeks before the study, these findings seem to imply many people recover after about 11 weeks. This time frame only offers an average, though.