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“Whereas emotionally it can be quite a big deal, and [breakups] can be a risk factor for depression, which is no clinical condition to take lightly.

There is a real analogy of the, quote, broken heart.

I also wanted to know how my experiences lined up with the scientific consensus on what helps people get over breakups, so I asked relationship researchers to weigh in on my list.

Tom and I broke up a few weeks before he was due to start medical school. We had known each other since childhood but had been dating for just 10 days before he moved down from Connecticut to Pennsylvania and into my small one-bedroom apartment.

A few months later, we were planning our wedding, deliberating what guest favors we would choose (DIY terrariums were under consideration), and stopping in at jewelers to try on engagement rings.

“Falling in love presents very much like an addictive process,” he told me.

“You have this drive to get that fix in the form of being around the person that you care about.” So my breakup was a cocaine withdrawal? “We have this pervasive idea that, ‘oh, it’s just a breakup, it’s not that big of a deal,’” he said.

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