I got dumped over the exam period - what can I do about it?

Heartbreak

Getting dumped - there's never a good time for this to happen, but during exam period when you're already stressed it feels like it can tip you over the edge. Luckily, you're not the only person this has happened to! Here's 4 tips on how to cope when you have a break up over the exam period.

Take it easy

Try and take some time to yourself, even if it's only an evening. Take some time to see friends, have a long bath and put something comforting on Netflix to get you past the first phase of feeling like crud. You deserve an evening off.

I basically had a good cry and had a day to myself where I ate junk food and watched Netflix.

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Don't beat yourself up!

This isn't your fault! Something negative has happened, and you need a bit of time to recover. There is no point in making yourself feel bad about it, so try and keep your positivity up.

Life will throw obstacles such as these in your way to try and break and bring you down to your knees, people will do their best to tear you down but it is up to you to fight and stand strong in times like this. Just make sure that you are getting enough revision, food and sleep prior to all your exams and I am sure you will ace all your exams and get where you want to be.

phantomofthedawn

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Get motivated

Whatever it takes to get you motivated, do it! Whether it's doing a bit of exercise, reading motivational quotes on instagram, or putting on some loud music and singing along at the top of your lungs, get on it.

My ex dumped me the NIGHT BEFORE my A2 english lit exam and I was gutted BUT here's what I did:

- went on a big run the morning of the exam

- listened to a proper girl power/angry music playlist on the way to the exam

Bossed it, got into my first choice uni and eventually got over him. Literally just do whatever you need to do to tank through the next few days and then you can spend your summer recovering, binge watching Netflix, seeing your friends and getting ready for the rest of your life

Anonymous

Get revising

After you've taken some time to get past the worst of it, it's time to get revising again. Think of what you're aiming for, and how great you'll feel when you get those results or get into your university choice - and how great you'll feel when you can rub it in your ex's face.

I find the best thing to do is to surround yourself with work for now, come out with all A's in ur exams and gloat about them on snapchat.

rachelxj

And finally...

The best piece of advice you'll ever hear:

Who needs the D when you can get the A*?

alextheowl

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