Breakups are never easy, and if you’re the dumpee, sometimes it feels as though the radio DJs are laughing at your pain by playing all the songs that make it hurt even more.
But before you head out to get slam trashed and cry it out in front of the bartender, download these songs to your iPod, stop feeling sorry for yourself and get on with it. Life is too short to wallow in self-pity.
Songs to get over your ex #10
Dry Your Eyes
You probably haven’t heard this song often; that’s because The Streets aren’t massively popular in North America. But this song is fantastic; you’ll relate to the singer, and feel his pain, and you’ll realize that everyone hurts and it’s not the end of the world.
Best lyric: Dry your eyes mate, I know it’s hard to take but her mind has been made up, there’s plenty more fish in the sea, dry your eyes mate, I know you want to make her see how much this pain hurts, but you’ve got to walk away now, it’s over
Songs to get over your ex #9
This song is not about a breakup by any means, but the beat and voice that goes with it will have you tapping your feet and making margaritas in no time. Put on your best summer outfit, get that blender going and sit around sipping drinks.
Best lyric: You haunt my dreams, but there’s nothing to do but believe, just believe
Songs to get over your ex #8
Feelin’ So Good
This song has nothing to do with breakups, per se, but the lyrics and the beat will get your feet moving and you’ll feel like heading out to a club with your friends to see what else is out there.
Best lyric: There’s no way you can stop me this time, or break this spirit of mine, like the stars above I’m gonna shine, anything I want will be mine
Songs to get over your ex #7
I Learned From The Best
If there’s anyone who understands the hardships of relationships, it’s good ol’ “crack is whack” Whitney. No matter why you and your ex are apart, the point is that it’s time for you to move on, and Whitney Houston can help you get on with your new single status.
Best lyric: I would’ve sold my soul, just to have you back again, now you are the last thing on my mind
Songs to get over your ex #6
One Republic feat. Timbaland
Sometimes you fantasize that they’ll come begging for you to take them back. Hopefully, you also fantasize that you reject them and tell them that you’ve moved on. Move on; it’s too late in the game to live in a fantasy world and no one says it better than One Republic.
Best lyric: You tell me that you’re sorry, didn’t think I’d turn around and say… It’s too late to apologize, it’s too late, I said it’s too late to apologize, it’s too late