Grab the ice cream and tissue box – you’ve just been dumped. Right now the whole world seems to be crashing down on you and the flood of tears you’re shedding is enough to fill an Olympic sized swimming pool. We’ve all been there. The guy we thought was the love of our life decides we just aren’t the one for him. And it’s devastating. But, thankfully, you aren’t alone. And as hard as it is to believe, it will get easier. Just follow these signs step by step and you will go from heartbroken to sexy and single in no time.stages

1. Shock

When your significant other sits you down or, as some jerks may do, text you, to say they would rather face the world without you by their side, it feels like someone just punched you in the stomach. You are devastated. Shocked. I mean, after all, you didn’t see this coming. You thought everything was fine. Once you get through the shock, you can move on to the next step below.  shock