“A step by step tutorial on how to make yourself forget you were in love”
*disclaimer; this has never worked.
Step 1: Avoid reality: Turn off your phone/Leave it somewhere hard to find/Leave it at home when you go out drinking.
Step 2: Do lots of cool shit – Alone or with other friends. Distraction is key.
Step 3: Instagram photos of yourself looking fly af. Also, don’t like their photos. #petty.
Step 4: Sit alone with your thoughts and think about when you were together.
Step 5: Continue relationship in memories, thoughts and dreams.
Step 6: Consider going vegan, cutting your hair or moving to Thailand to teach English just for the aesthetics.
Step 7: Overeat and binge watch series instead.
Step 8: Message them anyway.
Step 9: Wait for a reply.
Step 10: Re-read every text message you ever sent each other.
Step 11: Angrily clear chat history. – Regret it immediately.
Step 12: Convince yourself that you never really liked them anyway.
Step 13: Realise you did.
Step 14: Be sad.
Step 15: Embrace the small things around you that make you happy. Focus on that.
Step 16: Stop talking about them for a bit.
Step 17: Live in denial that they ever existed.
Step 18: Stop thinking about them at night when you can’t sleep.
Step 19: Wait until you fall for someone else. (This might take very long).
Step 20:Repeat cycle.