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Relationship Breakup

A relationship breakup is hard to explain. However, breakups have a major impact on emotional wellbeing. The reactions to a breakup are similar to grief. The process involves denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Self-care, engaging in work, getting some support from friends and family, and maintaining regular sleep and exercise can help overcome relationship breakup.

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I am depressed after my breakup. How to get rid of it?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently had a bad break up with someone who was formally my best friend, and she feels like now we cannot even go back to where we were before as good friends. But we still talked for a while after it, but now we have not been talking, and I have been feeling depressed and having c...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are undergoing some adjustment problems. When we had a bad experience or event, then our body and mind take time to adjust to the new situation. It is common to have some emotional outburst and anxiety during this time. But if your friend does not want this relatio...  Read Full »

I am inclined towards the negative thoughts. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 26-year-old male. I observed I have always inclined toward the negative side of things. Due to recent events, like heartbreak, and the age-related illness of my parents, feeling extremely negative, exhausted, and feeling difficulty breathing and loss of appetite are some problems...  Read Full »

Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello,Welcome to are reporting some depressive and anxiety symptoms probably related to stressful life events. It is very positive that you have started meditation and it has helped in making things better for you. Meditation helps manage stress. You can also try yoga if feasible. Le...  Read Full »

I want to end a toxic relationship. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been in a relationship for the last one and a half years and for six months I am struggling to keep it together. I want to end this toxic relationship but he is emotionally blackmailing me and I do not want to hold on to this anymore. How to break up on good terms? Thank you....  Read Full »

Dr. Vipul Chelabhai Prajapati

Answer: Hello welcome to I understand that you are in a difficult and emotionally draining situation with your partner. Ending a toxic relationship is always challenging, and it is even harder when you are facing emotional blackmail. Here are some things you can do to navigate this situation and...  Read Full »

I feel lonely after a relationship breakup. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had a relationship and I am not able to overcome that she is no more in my life. My family left me all alone by saying many things, which I could not accept and they are not talking to me for a long time. My friends are also saying to get away from them and I am being ignored. I do n...  Read Full »

Dr. Sonia Malhotra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Sorry to hear about your breakup and the parent's reaction to it. From the details you have given, this is a case of mild to moderate depression for which you need help. You can get treated with the help of antidepressa...  Read Full »

I have daytime sleepiness from lack of sleep. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I do not know what the problem is with me. I worked, and then I left my job and started preparing for some exams. Currently, I am living with my parents. There is a boy, and I met him three years back. I fell in love, and he was in a relationship with someone. We confessed a few months ago...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to I understand your concern. Sometimes you do not have control over the situations and what others do, but what really matters is how you cope with it. The following suggestions can help you: Meditation daily for at least half an hour in the morning helps you relax an...  Read Full »

How to ease anxiety, depression, and regret due to my breakup?

Query: Hello doctor, Anxiety, depression and regret about each decision I have made lead me to the sadness and feeling of missing out and dissatisfaction with everything. I feel like I have ruined everything by myself. I blame a lot to myself. I am still not over my breakup. I still want my ex back. What c...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. The first and most important thing is that you need to understand that everything cannot be controlled or corrected by you. A relationship comprises two people. It can never be just one person responsible for the outco...  Read Full »

Depressed in relationship with younger male. How to end it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 years old, and I am working. I have been in a relationship for the past six years. He is six months younger than me. But presently, I do not find any feelings for him. It is not like I like any other man. But he is not serious about his career. And he has many family issues that I...  Read Full »

Dr. Gayatri P Saraf

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Sometimes we may decide to discontinue a relationship based on various reasons, and that is perfectly normal. Also, no one has a right to hold you back by threatening suicide. You can sit with him and explain that you...  Read Full »

How to get attention from my boyfriend?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old female. I am in a relationship for three years. I am not treated with the same love and dignity by the person. During the duration of our relationship, he left me twice for two months without communication, and he used to text when he needed anything. It is always me, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. I am sorry to know about the pathetic response you are getting in the hand of someone, who is sure that your paths will be different. In my opinion, no sensible girl will hold on to a person who has no signs of her pre...  Read Full »

After a breakup, my heart is aching, and I am getting suicidal thoughts. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,Recently my girlfriend left me because I faced too many family problems and personal tension. Because of this, I became silent, and it increased the gap between us. So she broke up with me and never wanted to trust or love me again. I am still talking to her and requesting her to be wit...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. I can understand your situation, and it is tough to deal with it. As per my suggestion, you must move on from her. Let me give you a justification for why you shoul...  Read Full »

I am stressed and overthink due to lost relationship. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I stress and overthink a lot, and after my breakup and I am facing this for a year. I am hardly able to concentrate I am always involved in thinking about my past. The guy always tries to defame me and speak rubbish about me, I being an introvert I am unable to talk to a lot of people ...  Read Full »

Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 1. It is common to feel stressed following a break-up in any relationship. Usually one gets better with time, but you are reporting the ongoing stressful situation. It will get better with support. 2. Have you spoken about your difficult situation with any family me...  Read Full »

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