Studies suggest that people start to feel better around three months post-breakup. One study found it takes three months and 11 days before the average American feels ready to date again after a major breakup.
How long do you love someone after a breakup?
It can take anywhere from six weeks to three months to forever, depending on how intense the relationship was, how invested you were in each other, and how heartbroken you are, says Jane Greer, PhD, New York-based marriage and family therapist and author of What About Me? (Those three factors all sort of piggyback on
Are relationships stronger after a breakup?
Sometimes a breakup can make a relationship stronger than it was before, says relationship expert Mara Opperman in an email to Bustle. Of course its by no means guaranteed to work. But if you sit down with your partner and discuss taking a break, it could truly mean bringing your relationship back from the brink.
How long is too long after a breakup?
Most people need a month or two to process the breakup, to mourn, and to integrate lessons before jumping back in if they were in a fairly serious relationship, she says. If you dated someone for a year or more, you may need three to four months.