Every single one of us has been there before: The heart-wrenching sadness, the possibility of never smiling again – an unending, overdramatic burn. Yep, we are talking about heartache. But out of great pain comes even better art, and there may be nothing as powerful as the wallowing, soul-soothing balm of the break-up song.
Even if you aren't currently splitting up, a true tribute to the pain of heartache always sounds great (especially on a Monday, areweright
?), and these songs are simply the crème de la crème
of anthems dedicated to the demise of romance. And because just listing these gems from the depth isn't enough, we've added our own memories and reflections to each of these picks. Because sometimes, before picking yourself up, dusting off and moving on can occur, we all need a good, Eeyore-style pity session for therapy's sake.
Once you've reminisced over lost love, cheer up with our ultimate going-out playlist
. Trust us, you are gonna need it.
Can anyone pass a tissue?