10 of Our Favorite Quora Answers on Heartbreak


By Gabrielle White

We love Quora. Here are 10 beautiful chunks of wisdom from one of our favorite Q+A corners of the web.

When a user admitted to struggling with missing someone 8 months after the breakup:

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When a user asked why people in love get divorced anyway:

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When a user asked if it was possible to get over someone, even when it felt impossible:

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One user's response to the question how to find love?

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This question came from a user who wasn't sure what to believe when her boyfriend vague reasons for ending a very long relationship, which brought in thoughtful answers like the anonymous one below.

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In this answer, an anonymous user tells us what it's really like to be cheated on in a marriage.

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A user who was feeling doubtful about the uncertainties of life asked what it's like to be alone long term

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In a question about coping with the death of a loved one, a therapist shares what it was like for his client to come to grips with his father's sudden death.

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And finally, our founder Ellen Huerta answers a question on  dealing with the end of a long-term relationship .

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Gabrielle White

Gabby is a Contributing Editor at Mend. Her ultimate heartbreak cure is a repeat cycle of rooibos tea, puppy snuggles, and salted dark chocolate.


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