6 Scientific Reasons Breakups Suck Worse Than You Think - Open Knowledge — LiveJournal
Aug. 25th, 2010
08:55 am - 6 Scientific Reasons Breakups Suck Worse Than You Think
"Both men and women were found to be unhappier four years on than people in similar unhappy relationships who didn't break up. An entire presidential term later and women were still two percent poorer. A year after the breakup, only 29 percent of men surveyed said they felt satisfied with their lives.
To be fair, they said it between doing lines of blow.
And 29 percent of men who were still single reported feeling sad and lonely four years after the breakup. Ending a relationship can send shock waves that even years of healing can't fix."
Via Matt Bell