Trying to pick yourself up after a bad break-up may seem impossible, but while things are crap now, they will get better.

You should also keep in mind that the guy was a jerk anyway. Remember when he used to do that really annoying thing? Exactly.

To get you on the road to recovery, we’ve come up with some top tips to help you get over your ex.

Rule 1: Let it out

If that means crying in front of a close friend, do it. You’ll feel much better and you’ll be less likely to have an episode of hysterical crying on the bus.

Rule 2: Keep busy

You might not be feeling very social, but the busier you are, the less time you have to think about your ex. Oh well, you’ll just have to organise another night of cocktails with the girls.

Rule 3: Remove, block and delete

Having access to his social media pages will do more damage than good. If you remove him from your Friends/Followers/etc, you’ll be less tempted to check up and see what he is up to or even worse, contact him.