I Hired a Dating Coach to Tell Me Why Someone I Dated Suddenly Deactivated and Pulled Away

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Photos by visuals, Minh Pham and Kam Idris on Unsplash; all illustrations by the author

Breakups can sting, even if you only dated for a short while.

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