Break ups are difficult and moving on can be an even greater challenge. From the sudden lack of contact to the loss of connection, severing ties after separating from your partner can be physically, mentally and emotionally draining.

Are there any scientific studies that can explain why breaking up with someone hurts so much? Are there ways to protect yourself from all of the heartache?

America's favorite Love Experts Matt Titus and Tamsen Fadal tackle the question of why breakups feel so horrible  and how we can both move on and learn from them. Don't let the end of your relationship signify the end of your own happiness.

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