By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A new study took a look at how many times Pennsylvanians have their hearts broken in a lifetime.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Your Way?
A study conducted by Compare The Market, an Australian company, found Pennsylvanians experience 2.81 heartbreaks in a lifetime. On average, it takes 12.09 months to overcome heartbreak, meaning residents of the state spend three years of their lives with broken hearts.READ MORE: Allegheny County Health Director Says Delta Variant Is Fueling Rising Cases, Hospitalizations
People in West Virginia experience the second-most heartbreaks in the United States at 3.29 broken hearts per person. Nebraska is the heartbreaking capital of the United States, according to the study.
The study said most Americans experience heartbreak related to a romantic relationship, followed by the loss of a family member.MORE NEWS: 'Itchy Mites:' Preventing Bites And The Itch That Comes With A Mite Bite
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