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I was in a relationship for about four years. It ended becuase of me cheating and all kind of different things. After it ended I would pray every night just to get another chance cuz i though she was the one for me. She came back but decided her feelings weren’t the same anymore and said we weren’t ever getting back together. I’m really having a ruff time dealing with this. I want to move on and I want to forget about her. What can I do to get over all of this???

Moving on?

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Getting over a love, particularly when the breakup was the result of something you did, is particularly difficult. I am very glad that you have come to the realization that you want to change and move on. I think the first thing to do is find a therapist who can help you understand more about why you cheated n the first place, and, more importantly, how not to let it happen again. The find help tab at the top of the page will help you find someone in your area.

If you don’t know why it happened in the first place it is very likely to happen again.

Wishing you patience and peace,
Dr. Dan
Proof Positive Blog @ PsychCentral

Moving on?

Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP

Dan Tomasulo Ph.D., TEP, MFA, MAPP teaches Positive Psychology in the graduate program of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, Teachers College and works with Martin Seligman, the Father of Positive Psychology in the Masters of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Director of the New York Certification in Positive Psychology for the Open Center in New York City and on faculty at New Jersey City University. Sharecare has honored him as one of the top 10 online influencers on the topic of depression. For more information go to: http://www.dare2behappy.com/. He also writes for Psych Central's Ask the Therapist column and the Proof Positive blog.

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Tomasulo, D. (2018). Moving on?. Psych Central. Retrieved on February 22, 2019, from https://psychcentral.com/ask-the-therapist/2011/10/22/moving-on/
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