Community Post: The Perfect Songs For Any Kind Of Breakup

1. The Cheated On

Artist: Carrie Underwood
Song: “Before He Cheats”
Why: Because obviously.
Best Lines: “I might’ve saved a little trouble for the next girl/’Cause the next time that he cheats/Oh, you know it won’t be on me!”

2. The Dumped Abruptly

Artist: Gloria Gaynor
Song: “I Will Survive”
Why: This is undoubtedly the best pump-up song on record.
Best Lines: “You think I’d crumble/you think I’d lay down and die/Oh no, not I/I will survive!”

3. The Didn’t Want To, But Had To

Artist: Parachute
Song: “Hurricane”
Why: Perfect story of a person who had to break up even though they didn’t want to.
Best Lines: “That I’d feel a weight lift up/The moment that I followed through/But I guess I fooled myself/Cause I never really wanted to”

4. The Ended a Long Term Relationship

Artist: Phill Collins
Song: Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)
Why: Philly knows where it’s at, since he’s been in quite a few relationships himself. So many feels.
Best Lines: “How can you just walk away from me, when all I can do is watch you leave/Cos we’ve shared the laughter and the pain and even shared the tears/You’re the only one who really knew me at all

5. The Jilted At The Altar

Artist: The Beatles
Song: Yesterday
Why: It’s such a classic. And it encapsulates the suddenness of being jilted.
Best Lines: “Oh, yesterday came suddenly/Why she had to go I don’t know she wouldn’t say/I said something wrong, now I long for yesterday.”

6. The Not Sure We Were Ever Together

Song: Single Ladies
Why: You really think I would make this post without a QUEEN BEY song on it? C’mon.
Best Lines: “Up in the club, we just broke up/I’m doing my own little thing/You decided to dip but now you wanna trip/Cause another brother noticed me”

7. The Not Gonna Happen Ever Again

Artist: T-Swifty
Song: We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
Why: Because T-Swifty is a pro at this sort of thing.
Best Lines: It’s all in the title.

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