A broken heart isn’t something that should be discounted.
This is somebody who’s been in your life, who’s actually been part of your neurobiology for a long time. And it makes sense that you’re going to need time to grieve and recover. Your brain is going to need time to recover. So I think we discount heartbreak a lot.
We say, “Oh, it doesn’t matter, you just need to pick yourself up, get back out there.” But some time is probably necessary. And people should be given the freedom to grieve.
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