You check the rest of the photos and see that this other person invading your ex’s profile pictures is your ex’s new beau.And the worst part is that each photo is radiating joy and sunshine and all the good things in the world. This probably shouldn’t bother you all that much if you’re already in a happy state in your life.Keep in mind that this person is not your direct competition.In fact, for all intents and purposes, the new person is your ex’s life has already won, but it’s not a competition you’re still participating in. In theory, your sleuth skills might be enough to let you go unnoticed, if you do deign to check them out.If anything, you’d be happy that your ex has decided to move on.
[Read: 8 common post-breakup mistakes you should never do] How to deal with your ex seeing someone new To help you keep your sanity and to keep you from revisiting that dark place you frequented after your breakup, here are our tips for what you should do. Don’t scream it out at the top of your lungs on the highest building you can find! Set up a night out with your close friends so you can tell them all about it and then move on.When two people break up, there is usually a slight competition to see who becomes happier with their lives first.Some people engage in this, especially if they’re still super bitter about their ex.You start to wonder how your ex is or what your ex is up to.So you get on Facebook to have a little peek into the life of your ex.So if having a new relationship is what makes your ex happy and focusing on your career is what’s making you happy, stick with your career and quit mimicking what your ex is up to. This may already be something you’ve done when you were still trying to get over the breakup, but keeping that mental tally does come in handy in situations like this.When you remember why it didn’t work out between the two of you, you’re less likely to be jealous of the person who used to be in your position.Hating on this new person will just fuel your bitterness even more. And when you see how happy they look together, it may just cause your heart to break into even tinier pieces.[Read: 14 things to keep in mind when you run into your ex] #7 Avoid stalking online. The internet has definitely made it so much harder to get over people because we’re constantly bombarded by updates about their lives.But you have to understand that breaking up means having the right to see other people.You can’t expect your ex to be stuck on you even when you’re no longer on speaking terms!