THERE’S A DAN­GER­OUS RIP­PLE EF­FECT TO BREAK­ING UP

Be­ing sad or feel­ing lonely isn’t the only thing you have to worry about af­ter break­ing up with your part­ner. North­west­ern Univer­sity, Aus­tralia, dis­cov­ered that af­ter get­ting out of a re­la­tion­ship, we’re likely to make bad de­ci­sions. Some of the ar­eas we

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Health: Stud­ies show that you’re more prone to gain­ing weight af­ter ditch­ing a man, prob­a­bly be­cause you reach for food as com­fort. In­stead of turn­ing to choco­late, hit the gym. Ex­er­cise re­leases hap­pi­nessin­duc­ing en­dor­phins, which put you in a good mood. Ap­pear­ance: The study also found that many par­tic­i­pants changed their ap­pear­ance post a break- up. Not a great idea, since you’re also likely to make some bad de­ci­sions. Stay clear of the hair- cut­ting sa­lon for now. Safety: This is when you’re most sus­cep­ti­ble to agree­ing to that fifth te­quila shot. Go out with friends so they can keep you in check.

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