Studies have proven that our brains react to heartbreak the same way they react to physical pain.
Dating again after breakup
" especially if you've been with that person for a very long time.
During your relationship, everything was about the two of you - now you suddenly have to learn to live for just yourself.
So, next time you or someone you know is going through a breakup, don’t assume they’re exaggerating their pain.
Obviously, you'll probably spend a good amount of time feeling depressed after a breakup.
It's not just you being dramatically sad, though - heartbreak can cause legit depression.