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Why Is Breaking Up So Difficult?

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AOL Health: Researchers Identify Why Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
These are a few things that I found interesting…“It seems that love is comparable to a drug addiction: It activates the parts of the brain associated with motivation, reward and addiction cravings.”
“Research has found that people intensely in love often feel that if only the other person loved them in return, life would be perfect.”

“Though this study shows that love really is like an addiction, researchers still question whether these biological effects occur in those who desire love in general or only intensely love-struck individuals.”
“The eventual practical implications [of this study] have to do with dealing with the often destructive obsession associated with romantic rejection and more generally the processes and brain systems involved in reward seeking and addiction.”
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