"I know what I’m about to write is going to make a lot of girls angry, but guys… I have to say this. I have to! Here goes: you should break up with your high school boyfriend before you go away to college. Seriously.
Like I said, I realize that a lot of you will probably disagree. And before you say it, yes, I also realize that there are plenty of high school sweetheart relationships that survive long-distance college years. I’m not saying that no one can do it. I’m just saying that I don’t think you should.”
Apparently listening to sad love songs helps get you through a bad break up. So whether you’re dealing with a recent split, feeling down, or just like whiny music, make way for the angst train.
Bat For Lashes - What’s A Girl To Do? || No Doubt - Don’t Speak || Lauryn Hill - Ex-Factor || Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Maps || Hole - Doll Parts || The Smiths - Half A Person || Kate Nash - Nicest Thing || Bright Eyes - The Calendar Hung Itself || Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart || Arctic Monkeys - 505
"If you’ve ever had two close friends date each other and then break up, you totally know how I feel. Getting close to a couple is awesome – you gain two friends at once! But when they break up? Not so awesome."
Breaking up with someone is hard, but there is a way to do it with maturity and respect. Take some tips from YourTango’s 5 Worst Ways To Get Dumped and avoid breaking up with someone in any of these ways.