This is why heartbreak feels so intense

This is why heartbreak feels so intense

Sleepless nights, crying fits and a complete lack of appetite. Heartbreak is, unfortunately, something we have to deal with and the physical consequences are not gentle. We evolved to fall in love, but we don’t seem prepared for heartbreak. Why does a broken heart feel so intense?

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Presentation:
Lucas Brouwers
Guests:
Laura Bergshoef & Hendrik Spiering
Editing and editing:
Elze van Driel




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