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    Question 1/7

    Heartbreak is only in your head.

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    Heartbreak is only in your head.

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    You aren’t imagining it -- heartbreak hurts. It’s stressful and can cause a mix of emotional and physical pain. One study found a bad breakup can trigger the same parts of your brain as strong physical pain.

    Stress can make your chest feel tight, heart race, and stomach hurt. It can also beat up your body, making you more likely to get sick. So when you’re nursing a broken heart, take care of yourself -- get plenty of sleep, eat healthy, and exercise.

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    Question 2/7

    Chocolate can make you feel better after a breakup.

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    Chocolate can make you feel better after a breakup.

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    While food can’t fix feelings, dark chocolate does have an ingredient that can lower stress hormones in your body. But a little bit goes a long way. Have one small square -- the size of a pack of dental floss -- a day max.

    But it’s best not to rely on sweet, high-fat, comfort foods (like ice cream, cookies, and pizza) to feel better.

    Instead, when it’s mealtime, eat sensible portions of foods that taste great and are good for you, too. Some stress-fighting foods: bananas, avocados, chicken, and dark-green leafy veggies.

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    Question 3/7

    As bad as you feel after a breakup, you should be fine after 2 weeks.

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    As bad as you feel after a breakup, you should be fine after 2 weeks.

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    Some people might get over a breakup in a few days. For others, a broken heart can take weeks or months to heal. But you will feel better. The important thing is to make sure you're startingto feel better after about 2 or 3 weeks.

    If you're still really sad -- or even feeling worse -- then it's a good idea to talk to someone so you can feel better. Try a friend, parent, counselor, coach, or anyone else you trust.

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    Question 4/7

    Crying makes your heartbreak worse.

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    Crying makes your heartbreak worse.

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    Crying can make you feel calmer and comforted. But there are plenty of good ways to deal with breakup blues and stress. Get out all your emotions by writing them in a journal or talking to a good friend -- but then move on.

    Need an extra boost? Plan something fun with a friend. You'll feel better when you're around people you like.

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    Question 5/7

    You'll get over a breakup faster if you start dating someone else right away.

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    You'll get over a breakup faster if you start dating someone else right away.

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    Before you jump back into dating, take it slow. Figure out what you liked -- and didn't like -- about your relationship. Then you'll know what to look for in a new one.

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    Question 6/7

    A breakup is the perfect time for a makeover.

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    A breakup is the perfect time for a makeover.

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    While it isn't time to lose the real you in a total makeover, a breakup can be the perfect time for a fresh start. You can pick up some healthy habits that can make you feel better.

    If you always watched TV with your significant other, now's the time to switch it up. Try taking up tennis. Did you eat a lot of fast food together? Learn how to make a healthy, tasty snack or meal. You'll be feeling good about the "new you," and that will shine through.

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    Question 7/7

    Seeing all the stupid stuff that your ex is up to online will help you get closure.

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    Seeing all the stupid stuff that your ex is up to online will help you get closure.

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    Obsessing over your ex won't help you get over your breakup. It'll probably just stress you more.

    Avoid your ex for a while, and resist the urge to see what they're up to. You can even hide them from your social media feeds so you won’t see their updates by accident.

    If you're tempted to go online, try this trick until the feeling passes: Close your eyes. Breathe in deeply, hold for a few seconds, and breathe out. Do that a few times. Feel better?

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    Great job! It's not easy to deal with a breakup, but you know what to do to stay happy. Go forth and prosper.

    All right! Seems like you know some facts about the healthy way to deal with a breakup. Looking for some ways to distract yourself from the heartbreak? Check out these 12 Healthy Ways to Relax .

    Breakups can be hard. Looks like you could use some help learning how to deal with a broken heart. But don't stress. Take it easy and check out these 12 Healthy Ways to Relax .

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