He left me. How do I make the nights bearable in the short term?
September 3, 2013 7:58 AM Subscribe
My boyfriend broke up with me with no warning signs late last week. It was mean and ugly and completely out of left field hours after declarations of love and talk of marriage. It was my first real relationship. Now I am alone and the pain is terrible, particularly at night. I know time will help, but I could use some help to manage the pain at night until time takes over.
posted by anonymous to human relations (32 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
Specifically what can I do to make the evenings and nights alone easier? How do I cope with being alone in the quiet, pass the time, and fall asleep without my brain getting stuck in a terrible loop of hurt, loss, and questions I'll never get answered? Everything I try reminds me of him - music, books, TV...