How do you start over with someone you love?
So, here’s how to start over in a relationship by taking these emotional steps.
- Identify what you value about the relationship.
- Get support for the relationship.
- Take steps to make sure the behavior that hurt you won’t repeat.
- Make clear promises to yourself.
What does it mean to start over in a relationship?
Starting over means that you want to make a fresh start and leave all the negative things behind. The question is- how to start over a relationship. Before you start to make amends, look back on your experiences and identify what you value about the relationship.
Is it possible to restart a relationship?
You want to start the relationship over; leaving the baggage associated with arguments and resentment behind. Believe it or not, this is actually possible. The action of restarting a relationship with the same person is a concept and action plan I have personally developed, called “the reset button”.
David Nilsen is the former editor of Fourth & Sycamore. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find more of his writing on his website at davidnilsenwriter.com and follow him on Twitter as @NilsenDavid.