It really is hard to cope with life after you get dumped. Are you the type that eating your favorite foods help?

Research was done and here are two of the best ways to help you cope a little better.

1. The best strategy is distraction. They found that when people distracted themselves with things like eating a bunch of food, they were in a better mood overall. But it didn't help them start to get over their ex, it just put off dealing with those feelings.

2. The second-best strategy is trashing your ex....like thinking about all the stuff they did that you hated. The study found that actually made people love their ex less, which helps in recovery....but it also puts them in a worse mood, so there's a trade off.

Watch those sappy love stories...hang out with friends.....it will get easier.