While heartache pretty much sucks — especially the kind you can’t seem to get over — it can be a great learning experience. After the jump, the top 10 things you learn when you’re heartbroken.
- How many nights you can really go without any sleep.
- Who your real friends are.
- What chocolate cake tastes like for breakfast three days in a row.
- How many guys in your neighborhood look just like your ex.
- The meaning of “retail therapy.”
- All the people who never really liked your ex.
- How much weight you can lose in three weeks.
- What you look like with short hair.
- What boozes you really shouldn’t mix.
- How much better you are without him.
Original by Wendy Atterberry