The 10 Best Movies After A Bad Breakup

The 10 Best Movies After A Bad Breakup

Here is my go to breakup playlist of movies starting from a bitter sting to the healing effects of empowerment.
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There’s nothing like a film to mend a broken heart. Sometimes you need to cry, laugh and hurt to work things through. It’s going to get worse before it gets better, but it WILL get better. Movies can aid in the emotional recovery post breakup and inspire you to move on. Here is my go to breakup playlist of movies starting from a bitter sting, sulk, to the healing effects of empowerment.

10. (Bitter Sweet) The Great Gatsby

This classic tale by Scott Fitzgerald explores the beauty and tragedy of the American dream in the roaring 20’s. Filled with current music and beautiful visuals you’ll find yourself rooting for Jay Gatsby and his passionate, yet unrealistic romance. The movie leaves you with a bitter sweet sting, and memories of unrequited love.

9. (Confusion) 500 Days of Summer

Our favorite new girl Zooey Deschanel and man crush Joseph Gordon-Levitt star in this classic boy meets girl love story. When girl decides she’s not as in love as she once thought, the hopelessly romantic Levitt goes on a journey to come to terms with heartbreak. The movie takes you on an emotional roller coaster ride from heartbreak to humor, and leaves you pondering what IS love anyway?

8. (Anger) Kill Bill Series

After being left for dead on her wedding day by a group of assassins hired by her ex-lover bill, the bride goes on a man hunt, killing one by one all who murdered her wedding party and her unborn child. The wacky Tarantino film has Asian cultural influence, revenge, and badass women power. This movie will fuel your fire and maybe pump you up to work off your anger in the gym. The best revenge IS a strong body!

7. (Villains are Created Not Born) Maleficent

This new twist on a Disney classic shows the becoming of a young fairy into one of Disney’s most villainous characters. The fairy tale is not exactly how you remember it. Tainted by love and her wings cut from her body by her first love Maleficent curses the young sleeping beauty. Little known she grows to love and care after the young Aurora, and once again becomes a heroine. The movie will leave you upset and angry at first, but as you see Maleficent's heart melt, and fall in love once more, yours will too.

6. (Hot Mess Stage) Bridget Jones’s Dairy

Bridget Jones’s life is a mess. When she thought she had it all, the perfect man turns out to be far less than perfect. In hopes to pull herself together she starts a diary and works towards peace in her chaotic life. Finding life and love to be tougher than she thought, you will laugh and cry with her as she finds her destiny. The only thing better than being a hot mess is watching someone else be an even bigger one.

5. (Self-discovery) Eat Prey Love

When life gets hard, travel. As you find a little light left in your heart you start to grow the courage to heal yourself, and grow as a person. Sometimes that growing takes a big change, like a trip around the world change. Finding out that her marriage is a mess and her career a shamble, a woman goes on a journey of healing and self-discovery. She feeds herself, she finds spirituality, and learns how to love life again. At the end of the movie you will be looking up retreats in Bali, I guarantee it!

4. (Fight for yourself) The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Despite mixed reviews, the movie remains in the top 10 best feel good movies of all time. Walter Mitty, a meek man afraid of getting out of the comfort zone, thinks he’s found “the one”, but he can’t get the courage to talk to her seeing that he has nothing to talk about. Entering adulthood, he realizes he has given up a lifetime of adventure to work in the basement of the LIFE magazine, editing stories about adventurers and hero’s he has always wanted to be. When he loses the negative of the magazine's most important photo, he goes out of his comfort zone to find himself, save the paper, and get the girl. Life is about courage and embracing the unknown, this movie will make you believe you can.

3. (What’s Next?) Austenland

The world’s biggest Jane Austen fan goes on an inclusion retreat to relive her favorite authors life. With no luck in love, and really no luck at all, she embarks on a hilarious regency acting vacation to learn why the love in books is not the love she finds in her own life. With plot twists and Austen packed quotes, this movie is perfect to lift the spirits and give hope when you feel there is no one out there for you.

2. (I deserve a better, healthy love and won’t settle for less) Pride and Prejudice

You keep reminiscing about your ex. You’re not sad anymore, not angry, you found who you are, and yet something isn’t right yet. We romanticize those we love, even if they are not right for us. The Jane Austen classic follows literature's first independent female heroine as she supports her family, and refuses to settle for less. She’s stubborn, witty and intelligent, but when she opens her eyes and sees her own stubbornness blinded her from what she deserved and the truth, she finds love. The ultimate romance movie, Elizabeth Benet inspires girls to be true to themselves, and never settle for less.

1.(Who run the world, GIRLS!) Legally blonde

Elle Woods just got dumped, BUT WHY? Is it because she’s too blonde, too pretty? Now ex-boyfriend Warner says it’s because she’s just not smart enough. As he takes the LSAT and enters Harvard law school Elle has an idea, she will prove she’s good enough for him. She skips the parties to study and gets into Harvard on pure ingenuity, but once there she still has a lot to prove. All pink and sparkles the other law students don’t believe she deserves to be there. One of my favorite movies of all time Legally Blonde inspirers viewers to work hard, and most of all, believe in yourself.

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I'm A Woman And You Can't Convince Me Breastfeeding In Public Is OK In 2019

Sorry, not sorry.

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Lately, I have seen so many people going off on social media about how people shouldn't be upset with mothers breastfeeding in public. You know what? I disagree.

There's a huge difference between being modest while breastfeeding and just being straight up careless, trashy and disrespectful to those around you. Why don't you try popping out a boob without a baby attached to it and see how long it takes for you to get arrested for public indecency? Strange how that works, right?

So many people talking about it bring up the point of how we shouldn't "sexualize" breastfeeding and seeing a woman's breasts while doing so. Actually, all of these people are missing the point. It's not sexual, it's just purely immodest and disrespectful.

If you see a girl in a shirt cut too low, you call her a slut. If you see a celebrity post a nude photo, you call them immodest and a terrible role model. What makes you think that pulling out a breast in the middle of public is different, regardless of what you're doing with it?

If I'm eating in a restaurant, I would be disgusted if the person at the table next to me had their bare feet out while they were eating. It's just not appropriate. Neither is pulling out your breast for the entire general public to see.

Nobody asked you to put a blanket over your kid's head to feed them. Nobody asked you to go feed them in a dirty bathroom. But you don't need to basically be topless to feed your kid. Growing up, I watched my mom feed my younger siblings in public. She never shied away from it, but the way she did it was always tasteful and never drew attention. She would cover herself up while doing it. She would make sure that nothing inappropriate could be seen. She was lowkey about it.

Mindblowing, right? Wait, you can actually breastfeed in public and not have to show everyone what you're doing? What a revolutionary idea!

There is nothing wrong with feeding your baby. It's something you need to do, it's a part of life. But there is definitely something wrong with thinking it's fine to expose yourself to the entire world while doing it. Nobody wants to see it. Nobody cares if you're feeding your kid. Nobody cares if you're trying to make some sort of weird "feminist" statement by showing them your boobs.

Cover up. Be modest. Be mindful. Be respectful. Don't want to see my boobs? Good, I don't want to see yours either. Hard to believe, I know.

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To The Boy Who Made Me Love Again

Thank you for loving me and showing me how to love myself.

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To the boy who made me love again:

From the very beginning of our relationship, you showed me you were different. You showed me how I should be treated.

After dating someone for three years, falling in love was the last thing I wanted to do again. I did not want to grow close to anyone and fall in love with every little aspect of someone, but with you, it was so much different. You were different from other guys I had talked to. You have done small things for me that make me so happy. From offering to order me pizzas while I'm working to ordering me a key chain that says "drive safe," it's the little things you've done to make me love you.

During my previous relationship, I had come to a custom of pulling out my card to pay for dates and thought it was okay to accept the fact that good morning text did not exist. Every morning since we started dating, you never forget to text me good morning. We almost fight over who is going to pay, because I can't expect you to pay for every date. You have shown me what to expect in a relationship.

You never fail to make me happy. Whenever I say I'm hungry, you get me Mexican. When I want to watch Netflix, you immediately put on The Office. I can mention one thing I want and you buy it because you know it will make me happy. You give me forehead kisses and it puts a smile on my face. Whenever I am upset, you won't get off the phone until you figure out what is wrong and make sure everything is okay.

You make me feel beautiful. I can come over in leggings and socks and Birkenstocks or I can come over in a nice shirt and booties, but either way, you tell me I'm beautiful. Whenever I just wake up and look a hot mess, you look me in my eyes and tell me I'm beautiful.

You always tell me to be careful whenever I'm driving and you make sure to tell me you love me every night before you go to bed. You remind me of things I know I'll forget and you literally read my mind. You motivate me with my schooling and tell me how proud you are of me when I make a good grade.

I never wanted to date again and I especially did not want to fall in love; however, you are everything I dreamed of wanting. I am so blessed to have met you and fallen in love with you. So to the boy who made me want to love again, I love you and thank you for everything.

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