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How Well Do You Deal With Breakups?

Let's see if you get over your ex like the rest of the world.

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  1. 1. Do you notice a change in your eating habits?

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    I definitely eat my feelings (lots of junk food, ice cream, etc.)
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    I really lose my appetite. I'm just not hungry
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    No, I don't really notice a change in my eating habits
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1. Do you notice a change in your eating habits?
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    I definitely eat my feelings (lots of junk food, ice cream, etc.)
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    I really lose my appetite. I'm just not hungry
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    No, I don't really notice a change in my eating habits
  1. 2. Do you get the urge to change anything about your appearance?

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    Yeah, I cut or dye my hair
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    Yeah, I get a tattoo
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    Yeah, I get a piercing
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    Yeah, I change the way I dress or get a whole new wardrobe
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    Yeah, but it's none of the above
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    Nah, I don't really get the urge to change anything
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2. Do you get the urge to change anything about your appearance?
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    Yeah, I cut or dye my hair
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    Yeah, I get a tattoo
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    Yeah, I get a piercing
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    Yeah, I change the way I dress or get a whole new wardrobe
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    Yeah, but it's none of the above
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    Nah, I don't really get the urge to change anything
  1. 3. Do you stalk social media for signs of what your ex is up to?

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    Absolutely. I can't help but hardcore stalk social media multiple times per day
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    I'll check my ex's social pages every now and then
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    No, I refuse to look, even if I want to
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    No, I have no interest
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3. Do you stalk social media for signs of what your ex is up to?
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    Absolutely. I can't help but hardcore stalk social media multiple times per day
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    I'll check my ex's social pages every now and then
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    No, I refuse to look, even if I want to
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    No, I have no interest
  1. 4. What's your approach to seeing new people?

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    I swear off all dating for a while and take time for myself
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    I'll date people, but avoid anything serious
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    I stick to hookups only, no emotions involved
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    As soon as it's over, I'm already back to searching for ~the one~
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4. What's your approach to seeing new people?
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    I swear off all dating for a while and take time for myself
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    I'll date people, but avoid anything serious
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    I stick to hookups only, no emotions involved
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    As soon as it's over, I'm already back to searching for ~the one~
  1. 5. Do you hook up with people to get over someone?

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    Yes, I'll hook up with a lot of people to take my mind off my ex
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    Yes, but I find one rebound to hook up with
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    I may have a one-night stand, but it's one and done
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    No, I get over a breakup in other ways
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5. Do you hook up with people to get over someone?
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    Yes, I'll hook up with a lot of people to take my mind off my ex
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    Yes, but I find one rebound to hook up with
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    I may have a one-night stand, but it's one and done
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    No, I get over a breakup in other ways
  1. 6. Do you compare yourself to the next person your ex decides to date or get into a relationship with?

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    Um, yes. How can you not? I do it all the time
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    Yes, but it always makes me feel bad about myself
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    Yes, and it's always a big boost to my self-esteem because they downgraded
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    I may a little at first, but then I couldn't care less
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    No, I don't even know when my ex starts seeing someone new
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6. Do you compare yourself to the next person your ex decides to date or get into a relationship with?
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    Um, yes. How can you not? I do it all the time
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    Yes, but it always makes me feel bad about myself
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    Yes, and it's always a big boost to my self-esteem because they downgraded
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    I may a little at first, but then I couldn't care less
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    No, I don't even know when my ex starts seeing someone new
  1. 7. Do you spend a lot of time allowing yourself to be upset?

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    Yes, I spend A LOT of time crying and mourning the relationship. As much as I need
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    It comes in waves, but I try my best to ride them out
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    I'll let myself be visibly upset for a few weeks, but then I force myself to pretend like everything is fine
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    I get upset for a few days, then immediately move on and put it behind me
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    I don't allow myself to get upset because there's worse things in the world
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7. Do you spend a lot of time allowing yourself to be upset?
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    Yes, I spend A LOT of time crying and mourning the relationship. As much as I need
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    It comes in waves, but I try my best to ride them out
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    I'll let myself be visibly upset for a few weeks, but then I force myself to pretend like everything is fine
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    I get upset for a few days, then immediately move on and put it behind me
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    I don't allow myself to get upset because there's worse things in the world
  1. 8. Do you usually blame yourself for the breakup?

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    Yes, I always obsess over what I could've done better and if we'd still be together if I had done those things
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    Yes, sometimes. But it's only so I can learn what to work on for my next relationship
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    No, it's definitely always their fault
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    No, it's just over. I don't dwell on why or whose fault it was
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8. Do you usually blame yourself for the breakup?
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    Yes, I always obsess over what I could've done better and if we'd still be together if I had done those things
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    Yes, sometimes. But it's only so I can learn what to work on for my next relationship
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    No, it's definitely always their fault
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    No, it's just over. I don't dwell on why or whose fault it was
  1. 9. Do you feel like you can't move on until you get closure?

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    Yes, I internally obsess over what went wrong and why it ended
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    Yes, I'll even go to great lengths to get it
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    Sometimes I wonder what happened, but it doesn't keep me up at night
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    No, if it's over, it's over. I move on
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9. Do you feel like you can't move on until you get closure?
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    Yes, I internally obsess over what went wrong and why it ended
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    Yes, I'll even go to great lengths to get it
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    Sometimes I wonder what happened, but it doesn't keep me up at night
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    No, if it's over, it's over. I move on
  1. 10. What type of music do you listen to?

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    Incredibly sad music, so I can have a good, cathartic cry
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    Angry, ~fuck you~, I'm-better-on-my-own music
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    Hopeless romantic, ~I can't wait to find the one~ music
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    It depends on what stage of grief I'm going through, tbh
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    Going through a breakup doesn't affect the music I listen to
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10. What type of music do you listen to?
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    Incredibly sad music, so I can have a good, cathartic cry
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    Angry, ~fuck you~, I'm-better-on-my-own music
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    Hopeless romantic, ~I can't wait to find the one~ music
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    It depends on what stage of grief I'm going through, tbh
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    Going through a breakup doesn't affect the music I listen to
  1. 11. What types of movies/shows do you watch?

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    Something sad that I can cry to
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    Something with violence or horror that'll take my mind off things
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    Something with badass characters that'll make me feel strong and confident
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    Something like a romantic comedy and/or a feel-good story
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    Something absolutely hilarious, because laughter is the best medicine
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    I don't base my movie/TV watching decisions on my emotions
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    I don't watch movies/shows
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11. What types of movies/shows do you watch?
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    Something sad that I can cry to
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    Something with violence or horror that'll take my mind off things
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    Something with badass characters that'll make me feel strong and confident
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    Something like a romantic comedy and/or a feel-good story
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    Something absolutely hilarious, because laughter is the best medicine
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    I don't base my movie/TV watching decisions on my emotions
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    I don't watch movies/shows
  1. 12. Do you try to remain friends with your ex, both online and IRL?

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    Yes, I try my best to be friends with my ex, both IRL and online and it usually works out
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    Yes, I try my best to be friends with my ex, both IRL and online, even though it usually doesn't work out
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    I cut them off IRL, but will sometimes remain friends with them on social media
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    I delete/block them on social media, but try to remain friends IRL
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    No absolutely not. I cut them off completely
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    Not right away, but after some time I might try if I think it's possible
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12. Do you try to remain friends with your ex, both online and IRL?
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    Yes, I try my best to be friends with my ex, both IRL and online and it usually works out
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    Yes, I try my best to be friends with my ex, both IRL and online, even though it usually doesn't work out
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    I cut them off IRL, but will sometimes remain friends with them on social media
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    I delete/block them on social media, but try to remain friends IRL
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    No absolutely not. I cut them off completely
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    Not right away, but after some time I might try if I think it's possible
  1. 13. Do you immediately change all of your social media profile pictures?

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    Yes, I delete any trace of my ex from my profile.
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    Yes, I change them ASAP, but will keep previous photos with them on my profiles
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    I might keep some pics of/with my ex on my profile.
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    I don't change anything immediately, but will after some time has passed or once I've moved on
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    No, I just leave everything the same
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13. Do you immediately change all of your social media profile pictures?
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    Yes, I delete any trace of my ex from my profile.
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    Yes, I change them ASAP, but will keep previous photos with them on my profiles
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    I might keep some pics of/with my ex on my profile.
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    I don't change anything immediately, but will after some time has passed or once I've moved on
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    No, I just leave everything the same
  1. 14. Do you try to keep relationships with all of your ex's friends and family?

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    Yes, I try my hardest to keep them in my life
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    Yes, but it always ends up being awkward and unsustainable
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    Maybe on social media, but not IRL
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    No, that makes getting over my ex tougher
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    No, I have no desire to
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14. Do you try to keep relationships with all of your ex's friends and family?
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    Yes, I try my hardest to keep them in my life
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    Yes, but it always ends up being awkward and unsustainable
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    Maybe on social media, but not IRL
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    No, that makes getting over my ex tougher
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    No, I have no desire to
  1. 15. What do you do with all their stuff, and the stuff that reminds you of them?

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    Get rid of it immediately. I dump ALL OF IT
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    I return it to them and use it as an excuse to see them one last time
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    I send it back to them through the mail, or ask a friend or family member to return it to my ex
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    I hold on to some of it... because it's painful to part with
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    I keep it because fuck them — it's mine now
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15. What do you do with all their stuff, and the stuff that reminds you of them?
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    Get rid of it immediately. I dump ALL OF IT
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    I return it to them and use it as an excuse to see them one last time
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    I send it back to them through the mail, or ask a friend or family member to return it to my ex
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    I hold on to some of it... because it's painful to part with
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    I keep it because fuck them — it's mine now
  1. 16. Do you find yourself constantly checking your phone for any communication from your ex?

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    Yes, all the time. I can't put my phone down
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    Yes, but I have my friends take my phone away from me if they catch me
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    Yes, but I try my hardest to resist the urge to check, and eventually it fades away
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    No, I just don't keep my phone on me, because it hurts to check it and find that they haven't reached out
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    No, I don't check my phone any more than usual
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    No, because I don't care if I hear from them
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16. Do you find yourself constantly checking your phone for any communication from your ex?
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    Yes, all the time. I can't put my phone down
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    Yes, but I have my friends take my phone away from me if they catch me
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    Yes, but I try my hardest to resist the urge to check, and eventually it fades away
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    No, I just don't keep my phone on me, because it hurts to check it and find that they haven't reached out
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    No, I don't check my phone any more than usual
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    No, because I don't care if I hear from them
  1. 17. Do you find yourself talking about your ex or discussing the breakup all the time?

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    Yes, in order to feel better about the breakup, I have to talk about it all the time
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    Yes, every now and then I'll have to call a friend or family member to get it out
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    Yes. I try not to, but I catch it entering the conversation every now and then
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    No, even though I want to, I don't bring up my ex or the breakup
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    No, I don't want to talk to anyone about it
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17. Do you find yourself talking about your ex or discussing the breakup all the time?
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    Yes, in order to feel better about the breakup, I have to talk about it all the time
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    Yes, every now and then I'll have to call a friend or family member to get it out
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    Yes. I try not to, but I catch it entering the conversation every now and then
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    No, even though I want to, I don't bring up my ex or the breakup
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    No, I don't want to talk to anyone about it
  1. 18. Where do you find emotional support after a breakup?

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    My family
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    My friends
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    Movies, TV shows, or books
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    A rebound relationship
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    The internet (forums, advice websites, etc.)
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    My therapist
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    I work through it on my own
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18. Where do you find emotional support after a breakup?
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    My family
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    Movies, TV shows, or books
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    A rebound relationship
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    The internet (forums, advice websites, etc.)
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    My therapist
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    I work through it on my own
  1. 19. How long, on average, does it usually take for you to truly move on from past relationships?

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    A couple days, tbh
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    A couple weeks
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    At least a year
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    Until I find a rebound