Science Says You Can Get Over a Break Up In 3 Ways

Among all 3 strategies, thinking negative things about your ex was the most effective way to get over a break-up, whereas distraction is an effective way to feel more pleasant. As for the second strategy, instead of thinking of love, perhaps it would be more helpful to think of negative emotions. For example, instead of saying, “It’s ok to love someone I’m no longer with,” we could say, “It’s normal to be sad after a break-up.” All 3 strategies helped the participants pay less attention to their ex-partner, which could make it easier to deal with reminders about the ex-partner.

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