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Video: Breakups Don’t Have To Leave You Broken

May 1, 2015 by Justin Lehmiller

In this TEDx Talk, Dr. Gary Lewandowski takes a look at the science behind relationship breakups and argues that they often aren’t as bad as we think they’re going to be. Why? Because, despite the heartache, they represent an opportunity for personal growth. For instance, breakups can provide you with a valuable opportunity to learn something about yourself and what you want from a relationship in the future. Of course, that’s easier said that done for some people. For those persons who are struggling to get over a breakup, it turns out that there are practical steps you can take to enhance your coping ability and move on faster. Check out the video below to learn more.

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Dr. Justin Lehmiller
Founder & Owner of Sex and Psychology

Dr. Justin Lehmiller is a social psychologist and Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute. He runs the Sex and Psychology blog and podcast and is author of the popular book Tell Me What You Want. Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, and a prolific researcher who has published more than 50 academic works.

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