You just broke up with your boyfriend…what a sad day! It’s brought you down, and you don’t know what to do with your life. What do you do now? Well, one person might say that you would want to jump into another relationship. Well, here are some signs that indicate that you aren’t ready to jump into another love adventure just yet:
1. It happened within the past month
Let’s get real here, you can’t just jump into another relationship right out of the gate. If it happened less than a month ago, that’s probably a red flag that you aren’t ready to see any other men.
2. You still wait for him to call or text
Even if you plainly know that he isn’t going to call or text you, you still want him to. You still wake up at night and wait for him to just drop a text before you go to sleep. If this happens, that means that you are still caught up on your ex and that it’s the only thing you can think about.
3. You haven’t deleted him off the social media
Some breakups can end messy, which means that you might have to delete him off the social media. If you don’t delete him, that is your subconscious hanging on to the fact that he might talk to you. It opens up communication and makes it easy for him to send you an IM.
4. You avoid him in public
If you avoid your ex boyfriend in public, that is a pure red flag. If you had truly moved on, then it would be okay for you two to be in the same place at the same time, and if you feel anxious in his presence, may be you need some time to heal.
5. You ask his friends how he is
When a person breaks up, it can be easy to ask his friends who he’s dating. They’ll be honest with you, and it will only hurt you more. It shows that you are still caught up on what he is doing and making sure that you know where he is.
6. You still do things that you used to do together
In every relationship, there can be intimate perks that each couple shares. If you sit on the couch and watch Breaking Bad only because it reminds you of him, you’re doing something wrong. This is especially pertinent when it comes to his favorite bands, places to eat, and the smell of his shirt.
7. You constantly talk about him
If you break up, you’re going to rant to your friends about how horrible the breakup was and how hard it is for you to get over it. Right? If you keep going on about him, then it would be a big sign that you are still wanting to merely talk about him and you together.
8. You talk about your ex to your future boyfriends
If you talk about your ex to your future boyfriends, then you’re not ready for a new relationship. Guys are fine with a little baggage, but they can’t bear the weight of an entire messy relationship on their shoulders. So, make sure that you are completely moved on before you start to see other men.
9. You bring up little perks between you and your ex
If you bring up that your ex likes a certain type of food and that one time that you shared it on the beach, you’re not ready for a new guy in your life.
10. You stalk him on his social networks
If you still facebook stalk him or make a point to look through his instagram photos, you can’t fully move onto another relationship. Just like asking his friends what he’s doing, you have to know who he’s with and where he has been since you broke up – this is the biggest flag, and you need to know it.