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5 Books You Should Read To Get Over A Breakup

Read your way to healing and moving forward.


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.


The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal – The World’s First Order of Martial Arts Sisters

These holy, deadly females hold black belts in Bruce Lee’s martial art.

People around the world associate nuns with women wearing concealing habits and long wimples. Little do they know that a small mountain nunnery in the hinterlands of Nepal house several dozens of sisters who practice a monastic way of life, but also something else.

This something else has little to do with modesty, chastity or prayers. Instead, it has turned over three hundred devout Buddhist practitioners into the most deadly women in the world.

These nuns kick ass.

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Disabled Girl Writes Epic Comeback To Teachers, Classmates Who Called Her ‘Stupid’

Sometimes success is the best revenge!

We all love a good story about perseverance. Recently, it’s an Australian girl named Phoebe who showed us that, yes, one can indeed achieve much as long as she is determined to move forward despite the odds – or, in this case, the world’s ridicule.

According to the persistent student, she encountered many difficulties, most of which were about getting bullied. In her own words, she said that she was “bullied relentlessly for years.”

She has even been labeled “too stupid” but she didn’t let it bring her down but instead used it as a motivation to do better.

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Deaf Baby Hears Mom Say “I Love You” For The First Time, Makes The Internet Cry

Her emotional reaction just made the internet cry!

This video below has recently been making rounds on social media. In fact, I think I’ve seen several of my friends share this on Facebook and so when I finally clicked it, I immediately realized why it’s been getting a lot of online love – it’s extremely heartwarming and tear-inducing!

The short viral footage captures the touching reaction of Charly, a beautiful deaf baby girl, when she heard her mother say “I love you” for the first time in her life. She may be too young to speak a word but her facial expression says everything and has made the whole internet cry.

Baby Charly was born with hearing problems.

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