Ending a relationship wreaks havoc emotionally and physically. Taking on some healthy new habits can help your broken heart have a speedy recovery.
Breakups suck. And when you're in the midst of one, it often feels as though no one in the world could possibly understand your anguish. But rest assured, gentle readers: almost everyone can. Indeed, anyone who's ever been in love has experienced heartache, including Marilyn Monroe. And Halle Berry. And the commander-in-chief of Alaska. So lick those wounds, broken-hearted beauties, and learn a few lessons from some of the rich and famous who've been through the ringer, and managed to survive.
Ice cream, alcohol, meaningless hookups: the go-to antidotes after a breakup are often distractions rather than reparations. What's more, they're often injurious, as if the split itself didn't cause enough pain. Here, we've identified 10 ways to deal with getting dumped that don't include booze, food or flings.
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You are in a relationship and happy and then bam, seemingly without warning it's over. But there was warning, you just didn't see it. One guy spells out the signs that your relationship is over and you are about to be kicked to the curb faster than that couch your roommate puked all over. The signs that your relationship is doomed include, telling and ominous music, a reluctance to talk about the future and little or no sex.
On it's last run tonight, we wish we could've discovered this with enough time to book a flight to London. A brill stroke of genius, if we do say so ourselves, the Bush Theatre decided to delve into people's pain by requesting and collecting breakup stories over the past year. Infused with an edge of humor, they proceeded to develop a play aptly named 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover.