People Discuss That One 'Big Ex' They'll Never Forget

"When you sever the relationship at its peak, it's probably one of the most painful things that can happen."


We Asked People to Sum Up Why They Ended a Friendship in Six Words

“Not one more bad poetry reading.”


How to Stop Checking Your Ex's Social Media

We asked relationship experts for their best advice.


Why Exactly Are We So Obsessed With Songs About Heartbreak?

We spoke to a bunch of experts about why we like to scream Cher's "Believe" in the aftermath of a break-up.


We Asked People About the Songs They Find Too Hard To Listen To

Break ups? Break downs? Funerals? We all have musical ghosts and they're destined to haunt us forever.


Berlin’s Islamiq Grrrls Capture the Intimacy and Abstraction of Heartbreak in a New Video

"You don't love me" is a haunting cross between Alice Glass’ Instagram and a Dario Argento film.


The Burgeoning Industry of 'Breakup Counselors' Who Promise to Help You Get Your Ex Back

Entrepreneurs like Byro Zoltan say they can help you repair a broken relationship. But it will cost you.


People Show Us Their Old Love Letters

Why save a piece of paper that's been filled with ephemeral emotions?


How Bjork and Beyoncé Destroyed Pop Music's Heartbroken Woman

When women are angry, they are expected to be sexy. When women are hurt, they are expected to be dignified. These two records changed that.


LA's Museum of Broken Relationships Is a Reminder of All Your Horrible Exes

You can't look at these relics of relationships past without drudging up your own sad memories.


Dying of Heartbreak Is Fucking Real, According to Study

The study says that "the risk was highest 18–14 days after the loss."