How to Move Out Your Ex Like A Pro

MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

As professional movers in El Paso, we've made it simpler for people to move for all sorts of different reasons. Sometimes, the reason is a happy one, and sometimes, it can be as a result of difficult circumstance such as a divorce, death or break-up. We undoubtedly aren't here to pass judgement, but instead to offer a few recommendations we have accumulated over the years of helping individuals to move after a break-up.

Moving in together can be a trial period; an experiment of whether you and your significant other can stand each other after you are in close proximity all the time. Many couples pass with ease, and some... well, some won't. If you are in that second group, and you must ensure that your ex-girlfriend or boyfriend gets out and keeps out, then it's essential that you ensure you don't miss a trick on the subject of the moving out process in El Paso.

If you want to be certain they can't play the, "Well, I found myself in the area, and remembered I still had certain belongings to get," card, then you should observe these tips.

Tip #1: Get Organized

Whenever you reside with another person, your things will probably combine. However, when you've split up, then it's the perfect time to re-draw those lines making it clear whose belongings are whose. So, move room by room, and place all your ex's items to the side. This is likely to be more complicated than it sounds, both as a result of feelings linked to the items, and since you'll be continually preparing a listing of things you now have to replace. Nevertheless you need to do it promptly, and efficiently. Rip the band-aid off all at once, and the hurt will fade away faster.

Tip #2: Get It Out of Your House

After you have all of your ex's items in one location, you should not merely stick it in a closet, or even let it stay in a extra bedroom. You need it out of your home, so that you can breathe for a while and also distance yourself from the memories.

That does not mean pitch it out the window or toss it out on the curb (gratifying as that might be, contingent on your circumstances). Yet, find their belongings a place other than your place. Put it with one of your ex's best friends or take it to their mother's home. If everything else fails, hire a professional mover in El Paso and acquire a storage space. Give your ex the key to the storage locker so that they can go get it when they are ready for it. But don't allow it to stay in your house; the very last thing you need when attempting to pick up and move forward is an elephant sitting in the room.

Tip #3: Find Them A New Home

One more thing your ex could drag their feet on is identifying a place to move to, since you have separated. And without a doubt, locating a residence isn't a fun task, particularly when you're doing it by yourself. Which is the reason, though you have loads of other stuff to complete, you need to help locate a place for them to move.

If it means identifying a different rental that's available and in their budget range (on the other side of town) or chatting with your pals to find out who can use an additional roommate, ensure you don't let the grass grow underneath your ex's feet. You want them on their way together with their belongings, and whenever they have somewhere to live, they can't play the guilt trip that you are just kicking them out onto the street.

Tip #4: You Should Never Backslide

Splitting up is difficult, there's really no two ways about it. But when you must do something, it's important to take tangible steps in the direction of the end every single day. If you do not have the time, or the energy, to pack up everything one day, then pack just one room a day or even get in touch with a moving company in El Paso to help you with the packing and moving. If you can't drive around the area looking into rental prices, do not worry, you have the miracle of the smartphone as well as the Internet. Write a few email messages or perhaps place a couple of phone calls.

The main thing is that you are continuing to move forward, and not merely keeping where you are... or worse, waiting for everything to just repair itself.

 

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