Focus on the positive, and turn your energies to getting on with your life rather than regressing. Your judgement is clouded and just because your friend happens to be in the right place at the right time doesn’t mean getting naked together will make you feel better.
In fact, it’ll probably give you a whole new set of things to worry about.
The world found out this week that X-Factor judge Simon Cowell knocked up his friend’s soon-to-be-ex-wife, Lauren Silverman.
Burning the stuff he left at your house, or kidnapping her cat might be tempting, but the outcome is pretty inevitable: you will look mentally imbalanced and you may even end up in trouble with the police. In all honesty, sleeping with anyone when you’re newly heartbroken is not a great idea.Your failed relationship is not worth you giving up on life and love.It can feel like you’ll never meet someone special ever again, but don’t resign yourself to a lifetime of singledom.Perhaps by coincidence, today’s Times included a story about couples who try to save troubled relationships by going on vacation together, with mixed results.For one couple, the trip ended with a spouse swap, not terribly unlike Cowell’s situation. Y, is still aghast about a last-resort cruise to the Caribbean she took in 2008 with her husband of seven years.Staying friends with your ex post break-up is a terrible idea.If it’s because you feel guilty, then all you’re doing is leading them on.The cruise was booked a year in advance, but she and her husband decided to forge ahead anyway, in part because their best friends — a couple who was also having troubles — were coming. “My husband and my best friend kept disappearing together,” Ms. Whether it’s eating an entire tub of ice cream, crying for three hours straight or ceremonially throwing out everything that reminds you of them, there are a whole host of perfectly acceptable post break-up activities. Take a look at the top 10 If there was only one thing we could tell you about what not to do after a break-up this would be it.Let it all out on your nearest and dearest, and don’t feel ashamed about it.You need to grieve the loss of the relationship – if you don’t you’ll find it even harder to move on.