To celebrate the release of OPEN: A Toolkit for how Magic and Messed Up Life Can Be by the wonderful Gemma Cairney, we at MKB have been reminiscing about past heartbreak and those powerful songs that helped get us through them.
From the power balads of the 80s to the brilliant cheesy pop of the 90s, here are the classics from our list to help you handle break-ups with ease:
1. Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
2. Dancing On My Own - Robyn
3. Wake Me Up - Ed Sheeran
4. Since U Been Gone - Kelly Clarkson
5. You Ought To Know - Alanis Morissette
6. Stronger - Britney Spears
7. Shout Out To My Ex - Little Mix
8. I Knew You Were Trouble - Taylor Swift
9. Cry Me a River - Justin Timberlake
10. All By Myself - Celine Dion
11. Survivor - Destiny's Child
12. Who Do You Think You Are - Spice Girls
13. Someone Like You - Adele
We hope you enjoyed our list! Let us know what your go-to break-up songs are on Twitter @MyKindaBook!