Heartbreak

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Broken heart.
Music

The best breakup albums to get you through heartache, recommended by people who’ve been there

Because music can be the best therapy.

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Hollie Richardson
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Drew Barrymore
Celebrity

Drew Barrymore just perfectly summed up the emotional impact of divorce

The actor says she's scared to love again after splitting up from Will Kopelman in 2016.

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Anna Brech
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A woman struggling to sleep
Wellbeing

This is how our bodies react to a break-up, according to an expert.

A sex and relationships therapist on the physiological impact of heartbreak.

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Aiden Wynn
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best-friends
Long Reads

International Friendship Day: “What a breakup in my 30s taught me about friendship"

“I was 32, single and starting again. But I knew I wasn’t alone”

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Natalie Cornish
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Hollie Richardson
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The real lesson Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s new video teaches us

The new video ha just been released, and it is predictably brilliant.

break up advice
Long Reads

“Why you should say congratulations, not sorry, after a breakup”

The last week of February has been voted the most popular for a breakup.

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Tiffany Philippou
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Maya Jama
People

Maya Jama expertly shuts down the expectation for newly single women to feel sad

She chatted on The Reality Tea podcast.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

AOC just gave a heartbroken fan some truly inspiring break-up advice

“You are worthy of the greatest love!”

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Jessica Rapana
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Life

Women who became single in their 30s and 40s reveal what they learned

“I was told I was boring and old. In reality, I’m none of those things.”

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Moya Crockett
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Handwritten letter
Life

History’s most powerful and poignant break-up letters

“I shall miss you with passion and wild regret”

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Anna Brech
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The physiological impact of heartbreak on the body
Life

How to deal with a broken heart at Christmas, according to three writers

When everyone around you is indulging in all the festive season has to offer, how do you deal with your broken heart?

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Sarah Shaffi
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Emily Badiozzaman
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10 things I want you to know about heartbreak

Author Poorna Bell on the effects of loss

Life

How one illustrator brilliantly captures the struggles of life in your 30s

From grief to dating and gender stereotypes

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Anna Brech
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A rousing f**k off to the creep who decided to single-shame me at a wedding
Long Reads

A rousing f**k off to the creep who decided to single-shame me at a wedding

It was my first wedding since splitting from my long-term partner. It did not go well…

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Anonymous
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Cropped Image Of Hairdresser Cutting Hair Of Woman
Long Reads

“I had my hair chopped off 10 days after a major break-up – but was it a good idea?”

The number one reason behind all bad hair decisions is heartbreak. Apparently.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

This heartbroken woman’s letter is the most empowering thing online

“You’re sure as s**t too good for f**k boys like that.”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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People

Angelina Jolie on what being single has taught her about herself

“I need to rediscover a little bit of the old me”

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Ryan Reynolds sweetly colludes with teen girl who was dumped

“It was a bad breakup, but I’m totally enjoying this now”

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Anna Brech
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Jasmine Andersson
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Science says this is how to get over a break up

Because how many Celine Dion power ballads can we really perfect?

Life

Comedian pens moving letter to single parents after wife’s death

“You will never be prepared for anything you do, ever”

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Kayleigh Dray
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