9 moments that will inspire you to bounce back from ‘I’ll never fall in love again!’ and emerge even stronger

3. Throw yourself into work or studies and banish thoughts of your ex

‘I decided that I’m going to be great at my job and attractive in life, so I studied hard to earn extra qualifications.’ Devoting the post-breakup period to doing something that will give you an extra edge can be a great distraction. And after all of the hard work, if you’ve gained new confidence in yourself, you’ll surely be able to take the next step towards a new romance.