While summer is the season of romance and heartbreak, it can also be the season of a new, sometimes worse breakup – the best friend breakup. Because summer is such a time of transition, of being away, and of personal growth, it means that it can leave a trail of friendship casualties in its wake. It doesn’t matter if you simply outgrew the friendship or if it ended in a nuclear explosion of a fight – this is a guide to help you get through a very specific type of heartache.
DON’T: Take your grievances to social media
Put down the phone girl, close the Snapchat app, and step away from the social media rage fest you’re tempted to unleash. You may be hurt, frustrated, annoyed, or all of the above, but taking your personal fight with a friend to the public will not end well.