The definition of ghosting is the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone suddenly and without any explanation, withdrawing from all communication, and cutting ties. If you’ve ever been ghosted, you know that it’s a painful process. You don’t know why. You have no explanation for why they left, and you begin to question your validity and your value. If you’ve been ghosted and you’d like to know how to overcome this in a healthy way, you’ll want to read this article. Here are four simple steps for getting through it, understanding it, and moving on.
A lot of people are being ghosted lately, and it hurts, stings, and feels really bad. The feeling of abandonment is scary, and so we need to have the tools to overcome that feeling. We also need to have the tools to answer the question why, right? Because a lot of times we think it’s about us, that we weren’t good enough and we weren’t valuable. In reality, when we begin to question ourselves, we’re missing the point of what really took place. So I’m going to give you five simple steps to overcome being ghosted and to feel better about the situation.
The first thing you want to do out of personal respect is not called or text them again. You’ve already called and texted, and there has been no response. Perhaps even in the text messaging, you saw that they read it, but they didn’t even bother to respond. That’s painful, but don’t continue to put yourself out there like that. They’re obviously avoiding contact with you, and you pushing that is just going to leave you feeling even more empty. So, we’ve got to have some willpower here. We need to know what we’re dealing with. You’re being ghosted, and we need to salvage some self-respect. So, don’t text; don’t call.
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