Best Breakup Books

We all have our own ways of dealing with a breakup. During this time, a good book can be your friend and source of comfort. Whether you’re looking for an escape or some inspiration to move on, breakup books may be just what you need.

Here are some of the best breakup books of all time to help you in the process of mending and healing your broken heart. These books also offer valuable advice in fostering healthy and more fulfilling relationships.

Win Your Breakup by Natasha Adamo

Win Your Breakup

by Natasha Adamo
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You picked up this book because your breakup has been reduced to something that you feel like you need to “win” to emotionally survive and move on.

That reduction can only take place if you were involved with a toxic person. Toxic people are selfish, empathetically bankrupt and have a limited relationship with reality. Anyone who gets validation by exploiting your hunger for theirs is toxic—to your peace, your life, and your mental health.

Breakups aren’t won by game playing or vilifying your ex. They’re won by realizing that the real “win” is losing a partner who has proven to be a dead end. This mentality destroys toxic people. They don’t know what to do when everything they relied on to feel powerful and significant is no longer there. Starting with your low self-esteem, lack of boundaries, and desperation for a crumb of their attention.

A new life is waiting for you at the end of this journey. A life with relationships that you don’t have to tolerate and eggshell walk your way through. A life where your ex regrets the day they ever decided to breach your trust and break your heart. A life where those who took you for granted wish you could find a way back into theirs. A life where you can choose to walk away from toxicity—instead of trying to be whatever someone may want, may commit to, may be honest with, and may treat with respect.

That life is about to be your own.

The Top Breakup Books

He's Just Not That Into You

by Greg Behrendt & Liz Tuccillo
Print | eBook | Audiobook

He’s Just Not That Into You is a self-help book published in 2004 and was later adapted into a movie in 2009. It is a perfect read for women who want to understand guys better and stop over-analyzing every interaction and conversation with them.

Whether you are going through a breakup or need some dating advice, this book offers valuable insights that can help and entertain you.

The 5 Love Languages

by Gary Chapman
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This book by Gary Chapman will enlighten you on why some relationships thrive and why others do not work. Each of us has different ways of expressing and receiving love: physical touch, words of affirmation, quality time, acts of service, and receiving gifts.

By knowing you and your partner’s love languages, both of you can better connect and understand each other. The 5 Love Languages can be applied to all kinds of relationships in our lives and not just romantic ones.

Getting the Love You Want

by Harville Hendrix
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This book provides a practical guide for couples who want to resolve their problems, enhance communication, and experience more satisfying relationships. It can help you restore passion and deepen your connection with your partner.

While relationship struggles are common, they can be transformed into a mutually beneficial process of emotional and spiritual growth.

It's Called a Breakup Because It's Broken

by Greg Behrendt & Amiira Ruotola-Behrendt
Print | eBook | Audiobook

This book by Greg Behrendt, the co-author of He’s Just Not That Into You, and his wife is one of the ultimate breakup books. According to Behrendt, one thing harder than realizing he’s not that into you is finding the courage to walk away from the relationship.

You will find hilarious and helpful pieces of advice about relationships, dealing with heartache, and getting back into the game.

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Why Men Love Bitches

by Sherry Argov
Print | eBook

This no-nonsense dating guide offers a unique perspective on why men are attracted to strong, independent women. It also reveals why a woman who stands up for herself is much more desirable than someone who routinely sacrifices herself.

Using real-life scenarios and relationship advice, this book helps you relate to men on another kind of level and increase your romantic chemistry with far less effort.

Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man

by Steve Harvey
Print | eBook | Audiobook

This self-help book by Steve Harvey aims to empower women to take control of their relationships. You will find valuable strategies to help you successfully navigate your relationship with a man.

Harvey also offers insights into the male mentality when it comes to love, intimacy, relationships, and commitment.

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