It could be the brain's way of diffusing tension, one researcher suggests.
Experts say this common communication issue can push couples apart.
"Watched a film with a curry spread across my parents sofa."
I never thought having my life ripped apart could actually be the start of something so much fuller and more positive
"You’re less likely to carry emotional baggage into your next partnership if you’ve given yourself enough breathing space."
To co-parent or not to co-parent, that is the question.
'This is the start of the rest of your life.'
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'Distraction is a form of avoidance, which has been shown to reduce the recovery from a breakup.'
“We think to ourselves, ‘If they can get through it, maybe I can, too!’ But it just doesn’t work like that.”