"Breaking Up & Bouncing Back tackles heartbreak in a whole new way, using neuroscience and modern dating advice to inspire you to become a smarter dater." — John Gray, New York Times bestselling author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
"In Breaking Up & Bouncing Back, the brilliant Samantha Burns will help you to transform your worst breakup pain into your biggest golden opportunity for growth. This book will support you to not just get through it, but to use this experience as a catalyst to thrive in life moving forward." — Katherine Woodward Thomas, New York Times bestselling author of Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After Samantha Burns, "The Millennial Love Expert," shows how to survive a soul-crushing breakup and bounce back to a healthy, happy dating life in this go-to guide for today's dating landscape. Burns teaches readers the critical coping and self-care survival skills to get them off the emotional roller coaster, to see the silver lining of their breakup, and to become smarter, more intentional daters. Her therapeutic tools assist in managing the devastation stemming from heartbreak, modifying thoughts and emotions, and practicing self-reflection in order to become empowered and open to rediscovering love.
Some examples of Burns's kick-butt breakup tools include: Therapeutic exercises that track progress Meditation, mantras, and deep-breathing exercises to help stop obsessive thinking and control racing thoughts Cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to manage negative thinking and challenge dating fears Core value questions for self-reflection and conversation with a future partner
In a uniquely reader-friendly way, Burns explains the neuroscience of a breakup, supported with the latest psychological research by peers such as Dr. Helen Fisher, Dr. Sue Johnson, Dr. Stan Tatkin, and Brené Brown. Relatable, educating, and entertaining, Burns's guidance helps readers re-enter the dating market with more confidence and self-awareness, as well as a realistic vision of their perfect match.