Human Parts
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Human Parts

Just When You Think You’re Past Heartbreak

When the loss of romantic love no longer breaks your heart, life finds another way

Illustration: Jesse Zhang

LLast week I heard from a friend who’s heartbroken. The details of her particular situation are incidental; it’s always the same story. As it happens, she’s much younger than I am, but I knew better than to tell her any of the perfectly true things — that…

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Timothy Kreider

Timothy Kreider

Tim Kreider is the author of two essay collections, and a frequent contributor to Medium and The New York Times. He lives in NYC and the Chesapeake Bay area.