The 6 Stages You Go Through After A Break-Up

Break-ups suck, but if it’s any comfort, you’re certainly not alone.
While being sad, confused and hurt at the end of a relationship is totally normal, it might help to pinpoint how you're feeling and work through it.
Here the team at Smart TMS takes us through the six break-up stages, with advice on riding the emotional wave and comments from women who have been through it themselves and can relate.

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