But if you recently went through a breakup, and your goal is to get over your ex, then social media also happens to be a dangerously addicting way to keep an eye (or two) on your ex. And all that energy you’ll be spending thinking about what your previous partner is up to is energy you won’t be using to move forward. While it might feel good, if you’re trying to figure out how to get over someone, then social media might be your enemy, not your ally.