Ah, love. It can just never be easy. Even when we’re in love, existence can be painful. Who hasn’t had some old insecurity creep up on them, all because they like another human being so much? Of course, it’s even worse when the love comes to an end. And it’s even worse when the relationship comes to an end, and you’re still in love. But whether you’ve had your heart broken or it’s just a messy end, it’s true that breakups suck.
During the 20th century, life expectancies rose by around 10 to 15 years. And even today, despite all our problems with obesity, life expectancies continue to rise. Projections by the World Health Organization predict that people born after 2000 will likely live to see their one-hundredth birthday on average - a staggering forecast when you consider that only around one in 10,000 reach that age today.