After being hurt by someone you care about, it’s easy to hate them and everything they stand for.
When you lose respect for someone you love, moving on can be difficult – you know it’s the right decision, but it still hurts.
Here are some ways to move on from someone you despise:
1) Be honest with yourself
The first step in moving on from someone you despise is to admit to yourself that the relationship is over.
The person who hurt you may not be a bad person.
They may have just made a mistake. You may have made mistakes too.
Being honest with yourself is the first step to moving on from this relationship.
You need to understand that it’s over so you can move on with your life.
If you don’t do this, you’ll remain stuck in the past and it’ll be difficult to move on from the relationship.
So, confront your feelings and be honest with yourself about why you can’t stand this person anymore.
2) Give yourself time to heal
After you’ve realized it’s over, give yourself time to heal.
This will take months – even years. It’s impossible to move on right away after being hurt.
You need time to calm down, reflect, and start to appreciate life again.
The more you understand why you lost respect for this person, the more you’ll be able to let go of the pain and focus on healing.
Give yourself enough time to fully heal. It’s a process. Don’t expect to fully move on from the relationship until you’re ready.
You see, if you rush this process, nothing good is gonna come out of it.
There is a chance that this was unrequited love, and if so, it’s good to understand this type of love fully in order to heal and move on.
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If you are ready to heal from this and move on, I can’t recommend this video enough.
3) Forgive, but don’t forget
Forgiveness is a powerful tool for moving on from someone you despise.
When you forgive someone, you’re letting go of the pain you feel towards them.
This will make it much easier to let go of the relationship. When you forgive someone, you’re letting go of your pain, letting go of the past, and moving on with your life.
It’s not forgetting what happened – it’s just letting go of the negative feelings you have towards that person.
Forgiveness doesn’t mean you have to be friends with this person again or give them another chance.
It means you’ve let go of the pain, you’ve let go of the relationship, and you’re able to focus on living your life again.
The best way to move on from someone you despise is to forgive them. When you forgive, you’re letting go of the pain, letting go of the relationship, and moving on with your life.
You see, a lot of people don’t understand the power of forgiveness, but it’s crucial in order to move on properly.
4) Distance yourself from this person
If you see this person regularly, it’s going to be difficult to move on.
You’re likely to constantly think about the relationship, and it’ll be impossible to let go of the pain.
When you see this person, your mind will constantly be drawn back to the hurtful relationship.
You’ll be reminded of everything you hated about this person. It’s going to be very hard to move on until you’re able to distance yourself from this person.
For some people, this means ending the relationship. For others, it simply means avoiding this person until you’re able to move on.
You see, out of sight, out of mind.
It’s better to give yourself some time and move on.
5) Try to understand why you lost respect for them
When you were in love with this person, you respected them. Over time, you lost that respect, and now you despise them.
You’ll need to understand why you lost respect for them in order to be able to move on.
If you were in a relationship with a friend or a friend-with-benefits, you may have been manipulated or taken advantage of by this person.
This is something that happens a lot. Someone who truly cares for you won’t take advantage of you or your friendship.
They won’t betray you or use you for their own gain. When you lose respect for someone you love, you need to understand why you lost that respect.
Only then will you be able to find forgiveness in your heart and actually move on from what happened.
6) Build a strong relationship with yourself
There’s a reason why you don’t find fulfillment in relationships – you’re reliant on your partner for happiness and not yourself, which could be the reason why you despise them.
But when you learn to trust yourself and tap into the incredible pool of personal power within you, you’ll find what you’ve been searching for all along.
You see, we all have an amazing amount of potential. We’re all capable of achieving more than we realize. Happiness is in reach, we just look for it in all the wrong places.
And this has a knock-on effect on everything else in our lives, including our relationships.
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He uses a unique approach that combines ancient shamanic techniques with an effective modern-day twist.
In his excellent free video, Rudá explains how you can build the life and relationships you’ve always wanted, simply by following a few of his techniques.
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7) Don’t talk to him or her
This goes along with distance. You may want to talk to this person because you miss them or you want closure.
You may want to talk to them so you can understand why you lost respect for them. You can’t move on from this relationship until you let go of the feelings you have towards this person.
Talking to this person will only make it more difficult to move on.
Even if you do talk to them, you need to let go of the negative feelings you have towards this person.
When you talk to them, you need to focus on the positives in the relationship and let go of the negatives.
Talking to this person will only make it more difficult to move on.
When you’re ready to move on, don’t talk to this person. Let go of the emotions you have towards this person and let go of the relationship.
The no-contact rule can be really helpful with this!
8) Reflect on the relationship and learn
When you’re able to let go of the person who hurt you, reflect on the relationship and learn from what happened.
Let go of the emotions you have towards this person so you can see the relationship for what it was.
Were they really a bad person or did you just make a mistake?
When you’re able to look at the relationship without any emotions, you’ll be able to truly understand what happened.
When you understand what went wrong, you can make sure it doesn’t happen again.
When you move on from someone you despise, you need to learn from the relationship and let go of the past. Only then will you be able to move on.
You see, every relationship is an opportunity to learn more about yourself and your patterns.
Use this opportunity!
9) Focus on your own well-being
When you’re in love with someone or in a relationship with someone you despise, it’s easy to focus on their needs and what they want.
You may constantly be putting their needs before your own.
When you’re in a relationship with someone who hurts you, it’s easy to forget about your own needs.
You may feel like you have to be with this person because they need you or because you’re in love with them.
It’s important to focus on your own well-being. When you’re with someone who hurts you, you have to make sure you’re taking care of yourself.
You can’t focus on someone else if you don’t put yourself first.
When you love someone who hurts you, it can be difficult to put yourself first.
You may be afraid of losing this person or you may feel like you have to stay with them.
But when you focus on your own needs, you’ll be able to take care of yourself, no matter what happens with this person.
And the best part?
You’ll be able to move on much easier that way!
10) Let go of the hate, and move on
When you were in love with this person, you loved them. You had positive feelings and emotions towards this person.
You felt positive emotions towards this person. However, after this person hurt you, you started to hate them.
Instead of feeling positive emotions, you felt negative emotions towards this person.
When you let go of the hate, you’ll be able to let go of the person who hurt you.
Hate will not get you anywhere, believe me! All it does is eat you up from the inside, so to move on, you need to let go.
11) Find something to be grateful for
Moving on from someone you despise can be difficult. The best way to do this is to focus on the positives in your life.
When you have nothing to look forward to and you’re constantly thinking about the past, it’ll be impossible to move on.
To move on from someone you despise, you need to change your focus. Instead of constantly thinking about the past, you need to look to the future and think about what you’re grateful for.
You’re likely to have tons of things to be grateful for. You have a roof over your head, you have food in the fridge, and you have friends and family who love you.
You have so much to be grateful for. When you focus on the positives in your life, it’ll be much easier to let go of the past.
But not just that, you can also be grateful for the relationship and the things it taught you!
You will be okay
No matter what, you will be okay eventually.
Trust me, if you keep going and don’t give up, you will be able to move on soon!
It’s not an easy situation, but you got this.
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