Valentine's Day is not always a candy-coated day of love and romance. For many who've lost a loved one, suffered a break up or are on the brink of separation or divorce, this day is anything but sweet. Learning about Broken Heart Syndrome can help you heal from your love trauma and make it through emotional calendar events like this.
Facts about Broken Heart Syndrome
Tips for preventing "Broken Heart Syndrome"
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Dr. Deborah Serani is the author of Living with Depression" by Rowman and Littlefield.