The Famous Guy's Guide to Getting Over a Breakup

Plus, the lessons we can all take away from their heartbreak

01 of 08

HIT THE GYM

HIT THE GYM
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Following his split from Taylor Swift, Calvin Harris decided to amp up his exercise routine at the gym, leading to an ab-tastic bod that he happily flaunted on Instagram during a guys' day. "I feel amazing right now," the Scottish deejay reportedly told a fan. If we had washboard abs like Harris, we'd feel amazing too.

02 of 08

WRITE A SONG ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE

TALK ABOUT IT
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Or, you know, if you're Nick Jonas, write a whole album about your past relationship. Speaking to OUT magazine about the inspiration behind his new album, Last Year Was Complicated, he revealed the songs were about the time he shared with ex Olivia Culpo, and called their two years together "the most meaningful relationship I've ever been in."

03 of 08

SHOW THE WORLD YOU'RE STILL NOT OVER YOUR EX, IF THAT'S THE CASE

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04 of 08

START PLAYING THE FIELD

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Zayn Malik has the right idea: a few months after ending his engagement to Little Mix crooner Perrie Edwards, the former One Direction member began dating Gigi Hadid.

05 of 08

REMEMBER TIME REALLY DOES HEAL ALL EMOTIONAL WOUNDS

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"[Divorce was] the darkest, saddest place I had ever been," Ryan Phillippe revealed to W about his split from Reese Witherspoon in 2007. "It was a struggle – there were a good four or five months of not being able to get out of bed. It was the worst time in my life. You get through it. It's a process that's not easy, but I get less and less sad about it every day."

06 of 08

SURROUND YOURSELF WITH REALLY PRETTY PEOPLE

HE POSTS SEXY INSTAGRAMS
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As ex Taylor Swift toured Europe with new beau Tom Hiddleston, Calvin Harris partied on a private yacht with a group of beautiful women in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The Scottish deejay documented the outing on his Snapchat, captioning the pic, "I write songs."

07 of 08

FIND COMFORT IN THE FACT THAT EVERYONE DEALS WITH HEARTACHE

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"S--t happens, you know? It's just young people … it's normal!" Robert Pattinson told Esquire UK following his high-profile breakup from Twilight costar Kristen Stewart. "And honestly, who gives a s--t? The hardest part was talking about it afterwards. Because when you talk about other people, it affects them in ways you can't predict."

08 of 08

SPEND SOME TIME ALONE

SPEND SOME TIME ALONE
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While it's great to surround yourself with loved ones and supportive buddies, Ben Affleck chose to take time out for himself after he and Jennifer Lopez called off their engagement in 2004. "I think I just ran away. You can only handle so much," the actor shared with GQ. "I moved for a while to this place in Georgia that I have, was able to get away, by and large, from stuff. Come up with a plan for how to do something with my life that doesn't put me in the crosshairs of this sort of thing."

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