‘Tis the season to be jolly – and breakups – fa la la la la…” Sad but true. Did you know splits are common during the holiday season? Family obligations, shopping frenzies and feeling the time-crunch on another year wrapping up; if the relationship isn’t strong, you might just hear of some of your pals cutting their losses before Christmas, New Year’s and just around the corner – Valentine’s Day.
Here are 5 tips on coping with a holiday split:
Procrastinating drags out the depression
If you’ve received a lot of gifts as a couple or have booked a holiday, make sure you return the gifts and cancel your reservations ASAP.
Plan your responses
Heading to the annual family shindig? Be prepared for probing questions. Don’t be caught off-guard and sulking in awkward moments. Prepare some witty answers like “She just didn’t measure up Mom.”