This emotional state is one of a complete range of emotions; mostly hurt and anger.
It has many stages, and the first is usually shock or denial. After this, and the words of your once beloved have sunken in, it will feel as if your heart is literally being ripped out. This is because you will experience pain such as a tightening in the chest, stabbing pains in the chest, very heavy breathing, and an increased heart rate. You may diagnose yourself with a panic attack, but this is usually not the case. For some period of time (usually a few days to a week) you will feel as if you have an extreme case of an anxiety, and you may not like the thought of eating, for every time you do, it seems that the food will come right back up. Lack of sleep is very common, and you may be convinced that you are suffering from insomnia. Tears and crying also play a major role, but after about a day you will find that you no longer have any more tears to cry.

You will experience a feeling of complete loss of hope. You may feel angry with your friends/family because everyone keeps telling you it will get better, or they may cut down or insult your ex and tell you that you are better off now. You feel as if no one in the world at that moment can comprehend the amount of pain and anguish you are in; you do not want to hear that you will feel better soon, or move on. It doesn't seem that way at all. You will dwell on all the memories you once had and wallow in the mere fact that they are over. All future plans, little or small, are now gone. Any dreams or things that you had wished to experience with that person is gone, and it is almost impossible to accept this. It is almost imposibble to accept that you won't get to hang out, kiss, cuddle, joke around with, and plainly-- be with the person that has both made you feel such incredible happiness, and despair. You may look through e-mails, text messages, notes, or voicemails that they had previously sent you, and the memories flood back and you find despair once more.

When heartbroken, you will still experience bits of happiness, however, your moods and emotions will be on a roller coaster. To be heartbroken is one of the worst and most common experiences that people will go through.
He said we had to talk; the only thing that could describe how I'm feeling after we had, is that I am completely and utterly heartbroken.
by Liz Dani Anderson February 16, 2009
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It's a feeling you can never understand until you experience it. It is a constant pain and discomfort that you struggle with all day. It is a sickness in your stomach and a knot in your throat. It is when eating becomes a battle to swallow and falling asleep becomes inconceivable. It is unrequited love. It is the loss of someone you love. It feels like you lost apart of who you are. You fight with yourself, trying to convince yourself you are fine. It's a constant swing in your emotions. Some moment are better than others. Sometimes you think it is almost over, but then, just as suddenly you are overwhelmed with a paralyzing pain that forces you stop and rest for a moment. You are always thinking about the other person. Imagining how happy they are, while you are barely hanging on. You think about how they have forgotten about you... How could it have been so easy for them. How could they have said they cared about you, but moved on you so effortlessly. You wonder, "how could you do this... How could you say you care about me and be so careless with your words and actions?" Soon these thoughts turn to anger. Anger that you use to get you through the day. Anger is what blocks out the saddness. Hate is the only escape from the saddness you are overwhelmed by. Unfortunately, the hate is only temporary. When it eats away at you until there is nothing left, you are back to where you started. Thinking about them, and how alone you are. Now you are left to cry, either on the inside or out, and making promises to yourself that you will never let this happen again.
She was reckless with her words... Part of you thinks she said was she said, and did what she did, because she loved what you gave her. She did what she had to do to make sure you kept giving her love... even if that ment building you up and leaving you heart broken.
by James January 21, 2007
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When you love someone so much, then that person rejects that love for someone else. All you feel is an enormous pain inside you, especially whenever you see "your" girl with a different guy then you. You try and make like everything is all right, but you are really crying inside, wondering why this shit is happening.
I was heartbroken when Lana went out with Kyle.
by schang May 07, 2003
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the most depressing thing you'll ever know. when you realize that you love someone and they don't love you back. you wonder how you live the way you do, hurt, lonely, and sometimes just confused. if you ever still see that person you might try to hide your sadness, but its hard. you just want to run away and cry. sometimes you may just act angry to try to keep from being depressive, but it doesn't always work, sometimes things just get more complicated. you might get mad and call him a freaking heartbreaker!! you might think you hate him sometimes. but you don't, your just trying to stop loving him. well love never dies. so if the guy u love doesn't love you now then he never did because love doesn't go away. he might try to tell you that his love for you is gone... but love doesn't leave like that
the story of my life, as of the day he let me go..

you told me you loved me..
you promised we would be together forever..
now i'm just mad that i believed you!!

u even did this to me after i emailed it to u

-If U LoVe Me Like U Say U Do-
-Prove 2 Me That Ur LOvE Is True-
-Say U LoVe Me N Hold My Hand-
-Tell Me That U'll always B My Man-

if u didn't mean it.. why'd you have to go n say it??
by alicia March 29, 2004
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A feeling of enormious pain that is more then anything imaginable. It cannot be cured by medicine, or treated by anything but time. For those that know this feeling too well, it is not a physical pain that can be described, but soemething deep inside. Breathing gets hard, eating becomes tasteless, and love, well, what is love anymore. You forget. Yet you remember, remember how to love, and who you love - which makes it hurt so bad. Let it go people say, but how can you. Feelings are feelings, and you love who you love. Heartbrakes occur most when you love someone you are not suppose to.
I love him, and I thought he loves me. He protected me, and I guided him. Unfortunatley, it was all a fantasy. Reality stuck for me to see, he was simply playing with me. He might have had feelings for me, I don't know. It's still hard to let him go, I still want to see him from time to time - but the hurt inside will always remind me of that day. When he cheated on me, and lied to me in so many ways. Hurting me, more then words can say. Playing me, cheating on me, dating my friend, I was betrayed. Heartbroken.
by Heartbroken101 September 15, 2006
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When you've grown attached to that special someone... And then rips out your heart from your chest just to step on it... It feels like eternal pain.
My boyfriend and I dated for almost two years untill he fell for someone else and broke the news to me.
by Zerg Rushin' Fun July 30, 2004
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When you love someone, with a passion, and it turns out they either: hate u
have been playing tricks on you
are seeing someone else
have misled you into thinking that they want you.
This has happened to me too many times. I can't help but fall for it. I'm such a fucking idiot.
by smitten June 18, 2005
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