11 Ways to Beat the Breakup Blues

How to get over a love affair without falling into depression (12 Photos)

Carol Landau on Oct 25, 2011 at 2:58PM

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11 Ways to Beat the Breakup Blues

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Gather Your Support

Turn to your close friends and family members. Talk with them often, and see them in person. Studies suggest that having someone to confide in can buffer you from the likelihood of depressive thoughts. But discourage your friends from trashing your ex. It might be fun for a few minutes, but more than that and you will either feel the need to defend him or her, or worse, wonder what your friends thought of you for being with such a jerk.

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