I realise we have punters on UKP who've never had a bad punt, but for the one's who are honest: How do you mentally recover after a real shitter? Retail therapy? Beer? More punts? Abstinence? Fuck the ball and chain?
My honest advice is simple, and that is, do whatever you want to do. It may seem like me taking a cop-out by saying this but this is the best advice to follow.
I was messed around something rotten at Christmas by a WG and as a result I was feeling down and my mojo lost.
As a result everyone started becoming advice givers. So here is the advice and the best response.
1. Book another girl ASAP - If you have lost your mojo what is that going to do but make you feel worse. If you are not in the mood for punting, don't do it hoping it will bring it back. It won't.
2. Take time away from punting, or the forums - but why do this if you do not feel you want to do this.
3. Cheer up - Fuck off, is my response to that.
4. Or the biggest classic, you need to accept all Prostitutes are just money grabbing bitches, so don't trust them and treat it like a transaction, and when you do, this wont happen again to you - (Actually said to me by many other fellow WGs) - this one is a trick, as if you go, ok, I accept this now. Those same girls then turn around irate weeks later saying. How dare you think all WGs are money grabbing bitches.
So the moral of the above, don't listen to other people's advice. Do what you want to do yourself. If you do however want some advice of what to possibly do, I would say, maybe spend some time on a secondary hobby you may have.
So for example if you are into computers. But a new graphics card for your PC. Or if you are into music. Buy a new Amplifier. or new Guitar or something and just mess around with this.
Whatever you do, do not do a hair of the dog that bit you. And by this I do not mean drink alcohol. I mean its original definition of;
This phrase comes from the old myth that if you got bit by a dog, and took a clump of that dog's hair and rubbed it on the wound, it would kill all the bacteria in the cut and help it heal faster.
As in don't go back to the same girl again trying to book her thinking this will help you get over it or something. I foolishly had this idea as it's my birthday in three days time and wanted / tried to book the same girl again for it after being told by one of the agency owners one of her friends had told her she is thinking of returning to this job. And the result. She has fucked me right over / let me right down a second time with my birthday two days to go. As a result I have blocked her from Whatsapp last night and said to myself, that is it final straw on that camels back. She can get fucked. So strong advice, don't do the same mistake as me.