Can We Guess How Many Times Your Heart Has Been Broken?

Ashley Palkovics

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About This Quiz

There's a reason why songs about love and heartbreak are most of what you hear on the radio. An "Achy Breaky Heart" is nothing to scoff at. Heartache has started feuds and caused political turmoil. Shakespeare, Nicholas Sparks and many other writers have perfected the art of depicting the raw emotional responses that heartache can evoke. 

Coming out of a bad relationship, as you can see from any theatrical medium,  often leaves you in a negative place mentally — sometimes even to a physical degree. Many people report developing depression, anxiety or even PTSD, depending on how nasty it was. 

The theory of attachment is in part to blame for the intense emotions of heartbreak. As a survival tactic, humans are inherently social creatures. The pain system is used in order to discourage us from foregoing our connections with other people, even if they're toxic for you. 

Heartache can truly leave its mark on a person, and we've got a feeling we can guess how many times it has happened to you. Or maybe you just have an old soul that looks a bit more weathered than the average person's? Either way, get ready to explore the weight on your heart, be it as heavy as a boulder or as light as a feather.

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Have you thought about having kids or adopting in the future?

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