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    Why You Haven't Healed From Your Break Up and How To Get Over Your Ex

    Why You Haven't Healed From Your Break Up and How To Get Over Your Ex

    Have you been struggling to get over your ex?

    Do you want to find healing after a painful breakup?

    Then this episode is for you.

    Today, Jay will talk about the complexities of heartbreak and grief, shedding light on the profound emotional and physiological effects of romantic loss. He unravels the intricate workings of the human brain's obsession with love, exploring the biological and psychological mechanisms triggered by heartbreak. There are different physiological changes that occur in the body during a breakup, illuminating the intensity of emotions experienced in the aftermath of romantic dissolution.

    Through poignant anecdotes and expert insights, Jay navigates through the stages of grief, offering a compassionate understanding of the rollercoaster of emotions that accompany loss. From denial to anger, bargaining to depression, and ultimately acceptance, Jay guides listeners through the transformative journey of healing and growth.

    In this episode, you’ll learn:

    • How to overcome a breakup
    • The physical manifestations of a heartbreak
    • The different stages of grief

    Whether you're in the midst of a breakup or seeking to support a loved one through their journey of healing, this episode offers invaluable insights to help you navigate the path forward with grace and resilience. 

    With Love and Gratitude,

    Jay Shetty

    What We Discuss:

    • 00:00 Intro
    • 02:19 What Happens When Someone Breaks Our Heart?
    • 03:54 The Human Brain Is Obsessed with Love
    • 04:55 What Happens in the Body During a Breakup?
    • 09:36 Why Breakups Are Comparable to Addiction Withdrawal
    • 11:36 The Rage Room
    • 13:58 The FIve Stage of Grief
    • 16:38 THe First Stage - Denial
    • 20:42 The Second Stage - Anger
    • 23:03 The Third Stage - Bargaining
    • 25:37 The Fourth Stage - Depression  
    • 27:33 The Final Stage - Acceptance
    • 29:02 This is the Best Way to Describe Grief

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    43. Esther Perel Answers Your Relationship Questions

    43. Esther Perel Answers Your Relationship Questions
    1. Why Esther often recommends letter writing if you don’t know quite how to start—or have—hard conversations.   2. What to say—and when to say it—to show up for a friend who is in a bad relationship. 3. The importance of rituals in transitioning through breakups—what we should do when it’s time to say goodbye; and what we can do if we’ve never gotten the closure we need. About Esther Perel:  Psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author Esther Perel is recognized as one of today’s most insightful and original voices on modern relationships. Fluent in nine languages, she helms a therapy practice in New York City and serves as an organizational consultant for Fortune 500 companies around the world. Her celebrated TED Talks have garnered more than 30 million views and her bestselling books, Mating in Captivity and The State of Affairs, are global phenomena translated into nearly 30 languages. Esther is also an executive producer and host of the popular podcasts Where Should We Begin? and How’s Work? Her latest project is Where Should We Begin - A Game of Stories with Esther Perel. Learn more at EstherPerel.com or by following @EstherPerelOfficial on Instagram. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices