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Dealing with a friendship break-up. Image: Gallo/Getty Images
Dealing with a friendship break-up. Image: Gallo/Getty Images

I cried for three days and stayed in bed for a week. I couldn’t sleep. I couldn’t eat.  My broken heart didn’t feel metaphorical – I had an actual ache in the middle of my torso, perhaps not precisely where my heart is, but close enough to  imagine that some tender organ inside me, one that kept me alive and functioning, was badly damaged. 

When I did finally go out into the world again...

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