15 Songs To Get You Through A Break-up

15 Songs To Get You Through A Break-up

Dance your sorrow away with these tracks.

Break-ups have not been deemed as the easiest task, but the best way to get over a relationship is shifting one's mindset into a more positive direction, and meaningful songs are just the trick to do that! Turn on your stereo as loud as you can, belt out and truly believe every lyric, and let the music motivate and encourage you to move on with your life and strive for better. After all, it's what you deserve.

1. "Too Little Too Late" - Jojo

This song is so powerful (and its not just because of Jojo's power house vocals). Moral of the Song: Accepting that you deserve better and its just a little too late for your partner to fix things.

"Go find someone else. I'm letting you go, I'm loving myself. You got a problem but don't come asking me for help. 'Cause you know,It's just too little too late a little too wrong"

2. "Potential Break-up Song" - Aly & AJ

Disney Channel definitely made every 9 year-old feel like they had experienced the most devastating break-up with this song. This song is helping one's partner understand that they're going to be worse off without you and doesn't realize what they've got until you're gone.

"The type of guy who doesn’t see
What he has until she leaves
Don’t let me go
Cause without me, you know you’re lost
Wise up now or pay the cost
Soon you will know"

3. "Un-Break My Heart "- Toni Braxton

The first stage of getting over someone is closure of the situation. Toni's soulful voice acknowledges the pain of the situation which is essential for moving on.

"Un-break my heart
Say you'll love me again
Undo this hurt you caused
When you walked out the door
And walked out of my life"

4. "Foolish" - Ashanti

"Foolish" focuses on how foolish one can be and how difficult it is to move on from the situation. Her "Unfoolish" remix is also amazing!

"So I stop and think that maybe
You can learn to appreciate me
Then it all remains the same that
You ain't never gonna change"

5. "Irreplaceable" - Beyonce

Beyonce's confident take on the end of a relationship is quite inspirational to be content with the fact that you're worth more than what you're being given and letting them know that they can easily be replaced with far better.

"I could have another you in a minute
Matter of fact, he'll be here in a minute, baby
You must not know about me, you must not know about me
I can have another you by tomorrow
So don't you ever for a second get to thinking
You're irreplaceable"

6. "Ex-factor" - Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill needs no caption...

"It 'aint working"

7. "Burn" - Usher

Usher is reminding everyone that it is perfectly okay to let some relationships "Burn" and to move forward from it.

"Think it's best we go our separate ways
Tell me why I should stay in this relationship
When I'm hurting baby, I ain't happy baby
Plus theres so many other things I gotta deal with
I think that you should let it burn"

8. "Take a Bow" - Rihanna

Rihanna is truly fed up in this song and refusing to the entertain the relationship anymore.

"Don't tell me you're sorry 'cause you're not
Baby when I know you're only sorry you got caught
But you put on quite a show
Really had me going
But now it's time to go
Curtain's finally closing
That was quite a show
Very entertaining
But it's over now (but it's over now)
Go on and take a bow"

9. "Free yourself" - Fantasia

In simpler words, Fantasia is expressing how valuable time is and how others shouldn't waste it.

"If you don't want me then don't talk to me
Go ahead and free yourself"

10. "Leave (Get Out)" - Jojo

Another classic (and I'm not just saying this because I'm the biggest Jojo fan), 13 year-old Jojo blatantly tells her partner to get out and leave her alone.

"But I refuse to cry
No tears will fall from these
Eyeee-eeee-eeees "

11. "So Yesterday" - Hilary Duff

Let's be honest: We all love us some throwback Hilary Duff and this song is a sassy way of reminding yourself that you're bomb and life is going to be perfectly fine after a break-up.

"If it's over, let it go and
Come tomorrow it will seem
So yesterday"

12. "We Can't Be Friends" - Deborah Cox

I guess this a twist on a break-up when two people believe that they can't be "just friends" after the relationship and the solution is to either get back together or move on, instead of holding one another back.

"We can't be friends
'Cause I'm still in love with you"

13. Almost Doesn't Count - Brandy

Another motivational tune to know that you deserve better than "almost".

"I can't keep on lovin' you
One foot outside the door"

14. No More - 3LW

Okay, I still jam out to this in my dorm room on the daily, but another reminder of knowing that you're not the one to be treated less than what you deserve.

"Be a man
No more baby I'm do right."

15. "Since U Been Gone" - Kelly Clarkson

"But Since you been gone
I can breathe for the first time
I'm so moving on"

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35 Major Life Facts According To Nick Miller

"All booze is good booze, unless it's weak booze."

Fact: If you watch "New Girl," you love Nick Miller.

You can't help it. He's an adorable, lovable mess of a man and you look forward to seeing him and his shenanigans each week. While living the infamous and incomparable life of Nick Miller, and obviously Julius Pepperwood— he has learned many valuable laws of the land. And, although Nick refuses to learn anything from anyone besides his mysterious, old Asian friend Tran, he does have a few lessons he'd like to teach us.

Here are 35 facts of life according to 'Nick Milla Nick Milla':

1. Drinking keeps you healthy.

"I'm not gonna get sick. No germ can live in a body that is 65% beer."

2. Dinosaurs never existed.

"I don't believe dinosaurs existed. I've seen the science. I don't believe it."

3. A paper bag is a bank.

"A bank is just a paper bag but with fancier walls."

4. Having sex is similar to delivering mail.

"I'm like a mailman, except instead of mail it's hot sex that I deliver."

5. Moonwalking is a foolproof way to get out of any awkward situation.

Jess (about Nick): "Now he won't even talk to me. I saw him this morning and he just panic moonwalked away from me. He does that sometimes."

6. Using a movie reference is also a great way.

Cece: "Come on, get up!"

Nick: "No, I don't dance. I'm from that town in "Footloose."

7. There's no reason to wash towels.

Nick: "I don’t wash the towel. The towel washes me. Who washes a towel?"

Schmidt: "You never wash your towel?"

Nick: "What am I gonna do? Wash the shower next? Wash a bar of soap?"

8. Exes are meant to be avoided at all costs (especially if/unless they're Caroline)

"I don't deal with exes, they're part of the past. You burn them swiftly and you give their ashes to Poseidon."

9. IKEA furniture is not as intimidating as it looks.

"I'm building you the dresser. I love this stuff. It's like high-stakes LEGOs."

10. You don't need forks if you have hands.

Jess: "That's gross. Get a fork, man."

Nick: "I got two perfectly good forks at the end of my arms!"

11. Sex has a very specific definition.

"It's not sex until you put the straw in the coconut."

12. Doors are frustrating.

"I will push if I want to push! Come on! I hate doors!"

13. All booze is good booze.

"Can I get an alcohol?"

14. ...unless it's weak booze.

"Schmidt, that is melon flavored liquor! That is 4-proof! That is safe to drink while you're pregnant!"

15. Writers are like pregnant women.

Jess: "You know what that sound is? It's the sound of an empty uterus."

Nick: "I can top that easily. I'm having a hard time with my zombie novel."

Jess: "Are you really comparing a zombie novel to my ability to create life?"

Nick: "I'm a writer, Jess. We create life."

16. All bets must be honored.

"There is something serious I have to tell you about the future. The name of my first-born child needs to be Reginald VelJohnson. I lost a bet to Schmidt."

17. Adele's voice is like a combination of Fergie and Jesus.

"Adele is amazing."

18. Beyoncé is extremely trustworthy.

"I'd trust Beyoncé with my life. We be all night."

19. Fish, on the other hand, are not.

“Absolutely not. You know I don’t trust fish! They breathe water. That's crazy!"

20. Bar mitzvahs are terrifying.

Schmidt: "It's a bar mitzvah!"

Nick: "I am NOT watching a kid get circumcised!"

21. ...so are blueberries.

Jess: "So far, Nick Miller's list of fears is sharks, tap water, real relationships..."

Nick: "And blueberries."

22. Take your time with difficult decisions. Don't be rash.

Jess: "You care about your burritos more than my children, Nick?"

Nick: "You're putting me in a tough spot!"

23. Getting into shape is not easy.

"I mean, I’m not doing squats or anything. I’m trying to eat less donuts."

24. We aren't meant to talk about our feelings.

"If we needed to talk about feelings, they would be called talkings."

25. We're all a little bit too hard on ourselves.

"The enemy is the inner me."

26. Freezing your underwear is a good way to cool off.

"Trust me, I'm wearing frozen underpants right now and I feel amazing. I'm gonna grab some old underpants and put a pair into the freezer for each of you."

27. Public nudity is normal.

"Everbody has been flashed countless times."

28. Alcohol is a cure-all.

"You treat an outside wound with rubbing alcohol. You treat an inside wound with drinking alcohol."

29. Horses are aliens.

"I believe horses are from outer-space."

30. Turtles should actually be called 'shell-beavers.'

Jess: "He calls turtles 'shell-beavers."

Nick: "Well, that's what they should be called."

31. Trench coats are hot.

"This coat has clean lines and pockets that don't quit, and it has room for your hips. And, when I wear it, I feel hot to trot!"

32. Sparkles are too.

"Now, my final bit of advice, and don't get sensitive on this, but you've got to change that top it's terrible and you've got to throw sparkles on. Sparkles are in. SPARKLES ARE IN."

33. Introspection can lead to a deeper knowing of oneself.

"I'm not convinced I know how to read. I've just memorized a lot of words."

34. It's important to live in the moment.

"I know this isn't gonna end well but the middle part is gonna be awesome."

35. Drinking makes you cooler.

Jess: "Drinking to be cool, Nick? That's not a real thing."

Nick: "That's the only thing in the world I know to be true."

Cover Image Credit: Hollywood Reporter

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