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'How' often is more important than 'why' when describing breakups
Maybe rocker Greg Kihn was being prophetic in his 1981 hit, "The Breakup Song," with its chorus, "They don't write 'em like that anymore." An Indiana University professor's new paper looks at how people write to break up ...
Apr 23, 2013 in Social Sciences