How to Move Out Your Ex Like A Pro

MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

As professional movers in Killeen, we have made it easier for people to move for a wide range of assorted reasons. At times, the reason is a happy one, and sometimes, it can be because of a difficult situation like a separation, death or break-up. We definitely are not here to pass judgement, but alternatively to offer some tips that we have compiled over the years of helping people to move after a break-up.

Moving in with each other is a trial; an assessment of if you and your other half can tolerate one another when you're in close proximity constantly. Some couples pass with flying colors, but some... well, some won't. When you are in this second grouping, and you must make sure that your ex-girlfriend or boyfriend gets out and remains out, then it is necessary to make sure you do not skip a trick with regards to the moving out process in Killeen.

If you wish to be certain they are unable to pull the, "Well, I was in the area, and remembered I still had certain belongings to grab," card, then you should stick to these tips.

Tip #1: Get Organized

Whenever you live with another person, your belongings will most likely mix. However, when you've separated, then it is the perfect time to re-draw those lines so it will be apparent whose things are whose. Consequently, go room by room, and set all of your ex's things aside. This is probably going to be trickier than it appears, both because of the memories attached to the belongings, and because you will end up continually making a list of things you now have to replace. But you have to do it quickly, and efficiently. Tear the band-aid off all at once, and the agony will probably diminish quicker.

Tip #2: Get It Out of Your Residence

Once you have all of your ex's things in one location, you should not just place it in a closet, or perhaps leave it in a extra room in your home. You need it away from your place, to help you to breathe for a little bit and distance yourself from the memories.

That doesn't mean pitch it out the window or drop it on the curb (satisfying as that could be, depending on your situation). However, find their belongings a place beyond your home. Leave it with one of your ex's friends or take it to their mom's place. In case everything else fails, hire a professional mover in Killeen and acquire a storage space. Give your ex the key to the storage unit so they can go get it when they're ready for it. Try not to let it stay in your place; the last thing you will want when attempting to pick up and move on is an anchor remaining in the room.

Tip #3: Find Them A Different Home

Another thing your old flame may drag their feet on is identifying somewhere to move to, since you have separated. And without a doubt, choosing a residence isn't a picnic, especially when you're doing it on your own. And that's why, though you have a great deal of other stuff to do, you need to help obtain a spot for them to move.

If this means identifying a different rental which is available and within their budget (on the other side of the town) or speaking with your acquaintances to determine who could use another roomie, ensure you don't allow the grass grow beneath your ex's feet. You need them out the door with their things, and whenever they have a place to live, they can't play the guilt trip that you'll be just throwing them out to the street.

Tip #4: Don't Backslide

Breaking up is hard, there's really no two ways about it. However when you need to do something, it is critical to take solid steps in the direction of the end daily. If you do not have enough time, or the stamina, to pack up everything in one day, then pack just one room per day or get in touch with a moving company in Killeen to help you with the packing and moving. If you can't drive all around the area checking on apartment prices, do not worry, there is the miracle of the smartphone and the Internet. Write a couple of email messages or even make a couple of phone calls.

The important thing is that you are continuing to move forward, and not just remaining where you are... or worse, hoping for everything to just fix itself.


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