Breakup can be extreme regardless of the circumstance. Everybody feels differently when they’re going through a breakup. It’s OK to feel sad, heartbroken or let down after a breakup – lots of individuals do! But the question is “how to get over a breakup?” At times what you need to do is to focus on taking care of yourself and there are things that you can do to make it less painful. You need to do stuff like spend time with companions, practice good eating habits, read books and get a lot of rest. Today we have bought you a list of books to get over after effects of breakup.
How To Get Over a Breakup? List of Books To Get Over After effects of Breakup:
Loss by Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
This book was one of my favourite books of 2020, and I wasn’t even on an emotional rollercoaster. This essay memoir is Shanghvi’s haunting meditation on loss and grief, distilled through his experiences of losing his mother, his father and his beloved dog Bruschetta. He tackles the theme with sensitivity and delicacy, but speaks with poetic abandon. His writing style is so beautiful, and imbued with richness that it will take your breath away. Even more so, it will make you feel understood, will make you realize that loss is universal and boundless, and has a meaning in your life.
A Grief Observed by CS Lewis
This book was written in the wake of Lewis’s wife’s tragic death and formed a catharsis for the ‘mad midnight moments’ he faced. ‘Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything,’ he writes. This is just one example of how he puts into poetic words the exact feeling of loss. This book is sometimes classified as religious, but it is essentially an exploration of the most shattering form of loss – that of your other half.
The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan
This novel is a regular tragic love story – boy meets girl, they fall in love, they break up and are heartbroken. But the twist is that it is written in the form of dictionary entries. It gives a name to that nameless feeling of love, its exaltation, its heartache and its pain. The dictionary meanings aren’t succinct phrases that define the word. Rather, they are philosophical enquiries into the meaning those words hold in our lives. This book will give you a new perspective on loss. It will also perhaps even help you to make sense of it.
After You by Jojo Moyes
This is the sequel to Me Before You, and follows Louisa’s life after the love of her love, Will decides to die voluntarily. Set after Will’s euthanasia in Switzerland, this fiction novel follows Louisa as she navigates her new life without love. Suddenly plunged out of her balanced world and thrust into an empty and meaningless life, she learns to live alone and come to terms with her loss. This book will become a doorway of hope, resilience and acceptance in your life.
Eat, Pray, love by Elizabeth Gilbert
This novel follows Liz, who after her divorce, decides to take a solo trip to three different countries – Italy for food, India for spirituality and Bali for love. AS she experiences these countries, opens up new worlds of possibility for herself, meets a new version of herself in people, she evolves and falls in love with life. This book will let you know that the most important person in your life is yourself, and that falling in love with life an its vivid and vivacious experiences is more important than falling in love with a human.
The Book of Delights by Ross Gay
Ross Gay wrote this book in a very interesting manner. He challenged himself to write one essay a day about something he experienced in the world that made him feel sheer happiness. Written from birthday to birthday, this book is a review of the delightfulness in his life. This is often the kind of delightfulness that goes overlooked otherwise. This book will remind you that life is composed of a million things to be joyful about. Plus, it will teach you that happiness is found in the smallest yet most profound things.
Notes on Grief by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Acclaimed writer Adichie wrote this book soon after the passing of her beloved father amidst a pandemic ravaging the whole world. With literary and philosophical acuity, this book deals with the hefty themes of loss and pain, and the palpable hurt that people leave behind when the leave. This book will make you feel less alone in your hurt, reminding you that loss is an everyday reality of life that must be gone through by all who are human.