I ve been crying and crying nonstop for the past four weeks or so, every day, often in public though I keep it very discreet. In the past twelve hours or so, I ve felt my heart , definitely my heart, actually hurting. A small, dull though almost sharp pain happens every minute or so, though sometimes subsequently twice or thrice within ten seconds. What is this? I am 21, though I look 18. I just want to make sure it s not permanent. No, I haven t been crying over the pain of my heart, literally, but I believe my feelings and the physical effects may have begun to take their toll. I m not randomly depressed. I m crying because my closest friend of many years and girlfriend, now ex-, is no longer in love with me.