Friday 22 September 2017

A pill for every ill? Now we have one for the oldest ailment there is – a broken heart

Julia Roberts and Patrick Bergin in ‘Sleeping with the Enemy’, where Laura (Roberts) fakes her own death to escape from her abusive husband
Julia Roberts and Patrick Bergin in ‘Sleeping with the Enemy’, where Laura (Roberts) fakes her own death to escape from her abusive husband
Sinead Moriarty

Sinead Moriarty

Love is a drug' is an expression used all the time. Now, scientists are telling us that love actually is a drug and that help is at hand for those with broken hearts.

For every drug there is an antidote and apparently we will soon be able to take an anti-love drug to heal our shattered hearts.

Love didn't work out too well for Romeo and Juliet, or Tristan and Isolde. Perhaps if they'd been able to pop an anti-love pill they'd all have lived happier and longer lives.

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