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As a society, we tend to look at breakups and divorce as a failure. But a relationship ending doesn't mean it wasn't successful in some way. Sometimes a fling is ideal for both parties, sometimes a long marriage ending is the only chance for a new beginning, and every relationship teaches you something you didn't know before.
Zeno of Citium was a Hellenistic thinker from Citium, Cyprus and founder of the Stoic school of philosophy. He believed it's the little things in life that matter most which is pretty hard to argue with.
By following Zeno's ancient example, it's possible to attain a general state of contentedness that will stick with you through thick and thin. Here are the steps.
You have problems, I have advice. This advice isn't sugar-coated -- in fact, it's sugar-free, and may even be a little bitter. Welcome to Tough Love.