‘Study: Women hurt more by breakups but recover more fully’, http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-08/bu-sw080615.php, BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY, EurekAlert! AAAS (6-AUG-2015).

Women and man

Women experience more emotional pain following a breakup, but they also more fully recover. (…) The man will likely feel the loss deeply (…) as it ‘sinks in’ that he must ‘start competing’ all over again.