Science Reveals The Truth About How You Can Get Over A Break Up In 3 Easy Ways

If you’re in a relationship you will naturally try to keep the relationship strong and make it last for as long as you can. This is completely natural and what everyone in a relationship does. But, if something isn’t meant to last or if two people are not meant to be together then they won’t. Not every relationship sees the ring of marriage and many of them break a few years down the line.

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But, we’re not here to talk about the relationship, we’re here to talk about the break up that might happen and how one can prepare themselves or at least get over it with ease.

1How most people deal with breakups?

Breakups are tough and you usually see two types of people when that happens. You see those who suffer in silence and you see those who can’t control themselves. Those who suffer in silence will keep to themselves and not talk to people while the other type will go out and get drunk or try to find a replacement partner immediately.

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2What does science say?

According to science, the pain we feel during a break up is real and our brains are the reason why we feel it. If anyone reading this has even been through a break up you must have felt pain both mentally and physically. But, did you know that pain was caused by the same part of your brain? Yes, our brains process the emotions we feel into a real pain for our mind and body.

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3A recent study revealed something interesting

According to a recent study that was published in the ‘Journal of Experimental Psychology: General’ revealed that there are 3 ways via which one could get over a breakup. In this study, a research team set out to discover the quickest and easiest way via which people could get over their partners.

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4For the study

To make this study possible 24 participants were recruited. They were all between the ages of 20-37 and had recently gone through a breakup. The participants were from both sides, some were dumped while others did the dumping. The study team wanted to give them different ways by which they could forget their partner and see which one helped them the best.

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5The end result

All the participants were given different ways by which they could get over their relationship and they were checked up on a week later to see their progress. All the participants were upset after their break up and that is why they were chosen. The length of their relationships was also a factor as the study team made sure to get participants who were in a 2.5-year-long relationship.

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