No matter how bitter or heartbreaking your last relationship was, an upside exists. Your last relationship doesn't have to be your final one. Hope and possibilities await you.
Don't let fairy tales about love or the love in pop songs fool you. These things have given us false notions about love and relationships. No one is going to save you. No one is going to complete you. No one is going to heal you or make you whole. When we seek what we want in someone else, we're doomed.
We need to be reprogrammed. We need to toss out old beliefs and the notion of fairy-tale romances. If you have fallen hard in heartbreak, here are nine ways to rise in love: