Theres no right or wrong way to get over a breakup. Theres no set time frame for moving on either. Some people really can move on quickly right after a breakup. In fact, a 2007 study published in The Journal of Positive Psychology found that most people can get over heartbreak in about three months.
What happens when you move on too quickly?
Moving on too quickly can cause a bigger mess than you think. To put it simply: If you dont process the breakup you can become a bigger mess emotionally. You can hurt someone elses feelings.
How long is acceptable to move on?
Most people need a month or two to process the breakup, to mourn, and to integrate lessons before jumping back in if they were in a fairly serious relationship, she says. If you dated someone for a year or more, you may need three to four months.
Is it possible to move on too fast?
While theres no guarantee that a relationship that moves too quickly will absolutely, positively end just as quickly as it came to be, taking it slow is usually a far better option than racing through it; its not as though theres some invisible finish line you need to get to, so taking your time to really relish in