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Belle Yambao, Contributor
July 08, 2011

After Love: 5 Tips on Not Letting a Bad Breakup Make You Jaded

Find out how to keep your faith in love in the aftermath of a painful breakup. By Belle Yambao
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As the song goes, “Breaking up is hard to do,” and once the painful process is finally over, you’re left wondering if you can ever open yourself up to love again in the future. If you were involved in a particularly agonizing breakup, you might even find yourself swearing off men and relationships entirely, not because you’re no longer interested in love, but because you don’t want to go through that kind of pain again.

If you’re recovering from a breakup and you’re in danger of losing your faith in relationships, check out these five tips to help you heal and prevent you from souring your view of love and relationships.

(Originally published as "Kris Aquino on Love and Marriage: “Never again” + 5 Tips on Not Letting a Bad Breakup Make You Jaded" by Belle Yambao on Female Network; all photos from He's Just Not That into You courtesy of New Line Cinema)

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  • charmedlady Jul 13 2011 @ 01:27pm Report Abuse
    i just broke up with my bf 4 months ago, he is my 2nd. I woul say that i became jaded after this relationship. I dont want to go through the same ordeal again, I just vow to myself never to love again. Besides, I gone this far, I dont need another immature man in my life.
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  • JH here at 'How to get over a break up" Aug 14 2011 @ 10:02am Report Abuse
    Great advice in all 5 articles, I will be sharing this with my members and clients at

    Thanks Again for sharing.
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  • RossMorales Feb 29 2012 @ 09:34am Report Abuse
    This is such a good article. I'm glad you post it often on FB. :) It reminds us constantly to not beat up ourselves too much when we get heartbroken. :)
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