Neuroscience tells us that when a romantic relationship ends, we have a tendency to highlight the good things and develop obsessive thinking.
What is my identity? Or in other words, are we what we are, or are we what we do?
Set a deadline to move on. According to Brown, a neuroscientist at Einstein College of Medicine, the pain of a romantic breakup can last up to six months to two years.
Every choice we make spawns a parallel universe.
It’s never over when you think it’s over.
Comparing yourself to others is tough. There is always someone smarter. Someone richer. Someone with more Bumble dates than you. Social comparison is part of our human biology.
Humans are master self-regulators. In fact, self-regulation is believed to be a major milestone in human evolution.
Colors stimulate our brains in different ways, and the way we respond to certain colors can say a lot about who we are.
Don’t “should” yourself about goals.
I had two options — to keep missing him and wait endlessly for his response, or to send some silly, embarrassing heartfelt message and then die regretting over my action.