A little bit of bruised ego is natural but if you become consumed by his new relationship or exploits, it may be time to ask whether you’re really over him, and if you are; what is it about your own life that makes this news so unbearable.
Whatever it is that governs their choice, you’re unlikely to know what that is, and you really don’t need to.
You should be focusing on yourself and your own future rather than worrying about his.
Whilst it’s unfair to generalise, some men are very much ‘out of sight, out of mind’ and because some won’t shed tears, hide at home and bury their heads in tubs of icecream, they will propel themselves back into the dating pool and ‘get on with things’ rather than dwell on the emotional fallout from the breakup.
Community Q&A Nobody enjoys having to break up with someone––but it can be even more difficult when you’ve already moved on both mentally and in action, and have a new significant other in your life.
If you've already started seeing someone new but haven’t mustered the courage yet to break it off with your current squeeze, it's vital that you do so, including clarifying things for the new person in your life who will need reassuring that you're not flip-flopping between lovers.