A broken heart (or heartbreak) is a common metaphor used to describe the intense emotional pain or suffering one feels after losing a loved one, through death, divorce, breakup, moving, being rejected, or other means.
Heartbreak is usually associated with losing a family memeberspouse, though losing a parent, child, pet, or close friend can also "break one's heart". The phrase refers to the physical pain one may feel in the chest as a result of the loss. Although "heartbreak" is usually a metaphor, there is a condition - appropriately known as "broken heart syndrome" - where a traumatizing incident triggers the brain to distribute chemicals that weaken heart tissue.
This past year, I finally realized that the future can not be manipulated, bent and twisted to one's own desires...The future just happens, and all we can do is to believe that the future holds great things for each and everyone of us and accept it with gratitude when it unfolds.... After years of suffering one broken heart after another, I finally found my Mr. Right and got married last year. Before I got married, I literally spend every single moment of my life … more