If you're in the middle of one, the phrase "healthy breakup" may sound like some kind of sad joke. But whether you're breaking things off or you've just been broken up with, you can make the breakup more bearable.
Rookie Magazine has some great advice: "Making A Clean Breakup" makes the point that "breaking up with someone can be just as painful, if not more so, than being the one who’s left behind." "Cures for Love" explains how to "beast through the aching immobility of heartbreak by conducting specific rituals, exercises, and experiments."
Oakland artist Jess Wheelock drew a comic that helps explain what the brain goes through during a breakup.
And there's no subsitute for connecting with others who've been through the same thing, so register for the first annual Healthy Breakup Summit, which will be: