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How to Get Over Your Ex

On Purpose , Jay Shetty, Matthew Hussey

5 mins

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In this August 2021 episode of Jay Shetty's On Purpose, life coach Matthew Hussey breaks down crucial practices for avoiding heartbreak.


How to Get Over Your Ex

How to Get Over Your Ex

by On Purpose


Many people have a fundamental misunderstanding about what's important in a committed relationship, making it all the more heartbreaking when a relationship doesn't work out. Rather than thinking about what could have been, we need to embrace the reality: if it could have been, it would have been.

Jay Shetty is a podcast host, life coach, and former Hindu monk who shares inspiring conversations with wise people on his podcast On Purpose. Matthew Hussey is a New York Times bestselling author, life coach, and public speaker who specializes in dating advice. On this episode of On Purpose, Hussey and Shetty discuss where to place value when thinking about your relationship and how avoiding delusional fantasies will help you get over heartbreak.

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Love is a generous interpretation of other people's behavior.

- Matthew Hussey

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