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.
Should I get with someone right after a breakup?
According to relationship and dating experts, its important to be upfront. Do not date others to simply “move on” from your ex. In the immediate aftermath of a breakup, people often date as a form of romantic validation, especially if you were the one rejected.
How soon is too soon to hook up with someone after a breakup?
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.