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Top ten ways to get over a breakup

Tweet The time immediately following the shock of a breakup and the time of a mad obsession are driven by the overflow of stress chemicals released by your brain in response to what is happening to you. This is a … Continue reading

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Dealing with breakup pain: How to get over the end of a relationship

Tweet There is hardly anything that can hurt as much as the end of a valued relationship. You normally will experience the greatest pain if you wanted the relationship to continue. But even if you were the one to end … Continue reading

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Breakup Interview 4

Tweet Occasionally we will be featuring someone who recently suffered or is still suffering from a past breakup or related heartaches. This is the fourth interview in this series. To read the third interview in the series, click here. 1) … Continue reading

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Emotional Regulation and Avoidance Behavior

Tweet Psychoanalysis and talk therapy are effective approaches in resolving old emotional conflicts. Cognitive-behavioral therapy is a different kind of therapy that seeks to break connections between memories of past events and negative emotion processing without seeking to illuminate the … Continue reading

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Breakup Interview 3

Tweet Occasionally we will be featuring someone who recently suffered or is still suffering from a past breakup or related heartaches. This is the third interview in this series. To read the second interview in the series, click here. 1) … Continue reading

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Breakup Interview 2

Tweet Occasionally we will be featuring someone who recently suffered or is still suffering from a past breakup or related heartaches. This is the second interview in this series. To read the first interview in the series, click here. 1) … Continue reading

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The Repetition Technique

Tweet In the 1960s Ian Oswald of the University of Edinburgh conducted a study intended to test whether people could fall asleep under extremely disturbing conditions. Three volunteers had their eyelids taped, so their eyes would stay open. Flashing lights … Continue reading

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Is Romantic Love a Kind of Love?

Tweet There has been a tendency since the seventies to treat sexual and romantic love as different from true love, exactly because they can be, and often are, irrational. American psychologist and bestseller author Dorothy Tennov said about romantic love … Continue reading

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Addicted to Love

Tweet Breakups often lead to a state that resembles withdrawal from an addiction. There are seven official criteria for addiction to an activity or drug: There is a need for increased exposure to the activity or drug to achieve the … Continue reading

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Swearing can ease your emotional pain

Tweet If someone just broke up with you, chances are that you are spending more time in bed than usual, grieving the loss of the relationship and suffering from emotional pain. This, however, is not the most effective approach to … Continue reading

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