"When you’re an outsider, it’s easy to pass off these breakup side effects as someone just being really dramatic or really sad. But the truth is, there is a lot more going on than you think – breakups aren’t just hard emotionally, they’re also hard physically. There’s actually a science behind heartbreak that proves that a broken heart can lead to real and sometimes very serious physical issues."
"If you’ve ever had two close friends date each other and then break up, you totally know how I feel. Getting close to a couple is awesome – you gain two friends at once! But when they break up? Not so awesome."
Breaking up with someone is hard, but there is a way to do it with maturity and respect. Take some tips from YourTango’s 5 Worst Ways To Get Dumped and avoid breaking up with someone in any of these ways.
"The on-and-off relationship is like a vase. If it breaks, you can put it back together. But every time it breaks again, it gets harder and harder to fix. At some point you’re going to look at that vase, realize you can’t put it back together and throw it away."