Comparing yourself to your ex's new partner, whether to wonder if they're better than you or to wonder if they're similar to you, will lead you down the wrong line of reasoning. It can make you start to question yourself: Sure, she could be a friend, but seeing two people in the same profile picture is basically a giveaway. Journal about your thoughts and feelings. Resist the urge to reach out via phone, text, or email. I need my space.
Focus on the positive things in your life.
How to Move on When Your Ex Already Has
Beliefnet Beliefnet is a lifestyle website providing feature editorial content around the topics of inspiration, spirituality, health, wellness, love and family, news and entertainment. Months and sometimes years after a relationship, my heart rate still accelerates when I see an ex is dating someone new on Facebook. Resist the urge to ask mutual friends for details! Some people simply get over their exes in a shorter span of time than others. Sarah Schewitz, PsyD.