Date Ideas

Picking yourself back up and moving on from a broken heart isn’t easy. There’s no hiding the fact that heartbreak is a horrible sensation. And whilst you might not be able to forget about the past altogether, it’s important you remember that he or she isn’t one in a million. You are. Besides, there really are plenty more fish in the sea, and the sooner you get over the situation, the sooner you’ll be smiling again. So start your day with a bit of Chumbawamba, and follow these 5 fun ways to move on, fast.


  1. Break Your Routine


Only when you leave a relationship do you realise just how much your day was governed by a routine with your partner. The first person you text to catch up during the day, and your go-to companion for weekend activities, it’s not just your heart that feels empty after a breakup. So shake up your routine to combat this feeling, whether it be trying a new hobby or doing things your way for once.


  1. Out on the Town

    Instead of drowning your sorrows at home, why not call a few friends and arrange a night out – girls or guys only. It may be the last thing you feel like doing, but you’d be amazed at what a lift a few drinks and a boogie with your mates can give you. And when you’ve dressed to impress, a little attention from the opposite sex will go a long way in boosting your confidence levels.


  1. Movie Night

    If you’re not quite ready to put on a brave face, invite them over for a movie night instead. Nothing cheers you up like a big bowl of popcorn, a duvet and your favourite people in the world. Just be careful with your movie selection – it could be a little too soon for a tearjerker!


  1. Spa Day


Yes guys, this includes you too! Pamper time and broken hearts go together hand in hand, and a day spent drifting from sauna to massage room to the pool can leave you feeling like the King or Queen that you are.


  1. Free Online Dating

    When the person you thought was ‘the one’ turns out the be no better than the rest of them, what better way to get over him or her than by flirting with singles who share your interests and make your heart flutter? Free online dating is a great way to dip your toe in the water, to ease yourself back onto the dating scene without being thrown in headfirst.


When you’ve been knocked down, get back up again 90s Chumbawamba style and show that no-good ex that you’re stronger than ever. These 5 ways to mend a broken heart are bound to leave you feeling better about yourself, relationships and dating once again. So what are you waiting for? Stop moping and start moving on today.