Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.
Being in love is like being hooked on a drug - and breaking up is similar to ad...
When we are stalking our exes on social media, we will find something we don’t ...
The emotional pain of a breakup often results in your body pumping itself full of cortisol, which suppresses the immune system and affects coping mechanisms....
While it is normal to wonder, “What did I do wrong?” giving in to negative thoughts can sabotage our efforts at mending our broken hearts.
Looking back on a relationship in hindsight, it is easy for our minds to trick us into remembering the relationship as much better than it really was....
... where memories of happier times still linger may sound appealing, but it can only make the heartbreak worse in the long run.
Rather, we need to “cleanse” our associations with these places by reclaiming them - make new memories, take other friends, or celebrate an occasion.
In order to move on, we need to reconnect to who we were before the relationship.
Do not let your heartbreak define you. Remember the things you love, and do them. And if they were activities you loved to do together, continue to do them anyway.
The variable that has been found to predict healthier and quicker adjustment to heartbreak is finding a new partner....
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