We can feel you rolling your eyes through the screen. When you’ve been with someone for more than a few months, things don’t work out and you decide to call it quits. Even if deep down you know it's the best thing to do, that still doesn’t mean you want to break out into a happy dance.
Noted. Here’s another way to look at it, though.
If you’re with someone and you discover that they are not the best fit for you, a breakup can truly be one of the best things to happen to you—and them (although we care more about you). Sure, breakups can hurt at first, but if you choose to see them as a positive experience, that pain may feel more like growing pains than sheer (and pointless) torture.
Here’s why we say that.