Breakups are hard! So hard in fact, it can be as emotionally challenging as dealing with the death of a loved one. You are not alone in your feelings. It’s a part of the human experience and today’s show will help you process and deal with your break up in the most productive and compassionate way possible. Enjoy today’s show and remember that in the end,  you will survive this and come out the other side in a better place.

In this episode with Dr. Suzanne Lachmann, Psy.D we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • Why breakups can feel so painful and how to honor the pain
  • Understanding the different stages of processing a breakup
  • What to do when you’re desperate for answers about your break up
  • How to work toward acceptance and forgiveness surrounding the break up
  • The importance of getting to a place of anger at being angry in order to move forward
  • Learn how to be patient and forgive yourself

Dr. Suzanne Lachmann is a NY State licensed clinical psychologist with practices in NYC and Westchester. She has been in private practice for more than 20 years. She works with individuals and couples, ages 18-80 and is considered an expert in identifying and helping her patients navigate the challenges of both relationships and breakups so that each party feels heard and understood. Dr. Lachmann has also been working with the NYC Fire Department’s Counseling Services Unit since 9/11 where she further honed her work with trauma survivors. Not only doe Dr. Lachmann blog for, but she has been frequently interviewed and quoted for a variety of print and online publications including The Wall Street Journal, Cosmo, USA today, Readers Digest, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Time, Vice, and elsewhere.

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Episode Links

Dr. Lachmann’s Psychology Today Blog: Me Before We

Dr. Lachmann’s Website



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