Unrequited love hurts very much. But even it is possible to survive. To do this, you do not need to demand an instant “cure” from yourself, but take a close look at our list of tips.
Accept your feelings and give yourself time
Yes, it sounds like a cliché, but that’s really what can help in the first place. Do not deny that you are in love and allow yourself to grieve. “Accepting and acknowledging your feelings is the first step towards healing, ” says family therapist Kim Egel.
And we will not argue with her. Also, don’t hope that you can deal with unrequited love in one day. No, it will most likely take a little longer (depending on how strong your feelings are). Therefore, during this period, try to take care of yourself as much as possible. Get enough sleep and avoid eating foods that increase the stress hormone (you already have more than enough of it).