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5 Books You Should Read To Get Over A Breakup





Some endings are hurtful and some people struggle in bouncing back after a break up. There are different ways on how we cope with break up and books can offer some form of remedy.

There are times that there is no way to save a relationship that is once cherished by a couple. And there are cases wherein the separation is not amicable to both parties. Below are the five books that will guarantee to help you in moving on.

1. Why We Broke Up – Daniel Handler

There are times that we want to relish the pain of a breakup. Like a masochist reliving the betrayal and ending relationship. This young adult novel narrates the story of a relationship from its sweet start to its bitter end in flashbacks. Everyone has a box where they kept the letters and mementos. What will happen to these things after the break up?

2. Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage – Haruki Murakami

While the novel is more about friendship, it is also about the character’s journey in gaining closure and moving on. Being at peace with what happened will make it easier for you to move forward.

3. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail – Cheryl Strayed

Depressed and heartbroken Cheryl challenged the treacherous Pacific Crest Trail. It proves that a change of scenery helps you clear your mind and reset your perspective to see things in a new light.

4. Eat, Pray, Love – Elizabeth Gilbert

Similar to Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, Eat, Pray, Love is also about a woman’s journey to three countries and her experiences after the breaking down of her marriage. It also reassures the reader that there is a greater love out there.

5. The Power of Habit – Charles Duhigg

This is a self-help book that makes you understand how habits are formed and how they can be broken. Duhigg’s book will take you to the logical way of starting anew.

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