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How To Get Over Your Ex, According To Science

August 15, 2018 by Justin Lehmiller

It can be challenging to get over a breakup. Many people find that they can’t stop thinking about their ex and that this has negative implications for their mental health, including depression and anxiety. So if you’re having trouble moving on, is there anything you can do?

Our friends over at ASAP Science have put together a handy summary of the research on this topic in the form of a video. They not only explain why breakups are so painful, but they also discuss a number of science-backed tips and strategies that can potentially help you get over your ex 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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