Drama, pain, sadness and emotional breakdowns are just your souls way of communicating that something needs to change in your life.'Negative' emotions are an unavoidable part of the evolutionary nature of our psyche - embrace them!!
Rather than trying to push them down, avoid them and suppress them....ask yourself what isn't in alignment right now that is demanding to be changed?
That is ALL pain is - a signpost to a new level of evolution! Crappy emotions are like an inner alarm signalling the next UPGRADE. If it was all bliss and rainbows then why would there be any push within us to transform?
There are two responses I see most people have to their emotional pain. (you also might swing between the two)