When you go through a break-up, it feels like the world is ending. Everything seems bleak and pointless. It’s hard to get out of bed, let alone function in society. During this difficult time, it can be helpful to watch movies that relate to your experience. Here are six movies that will help you cope with the end of your relationship.
How To Be Single 
This movie is about a woman (Dakota Johnson) who is trying to figure out how to be single after being in a long-term relationship. She goes through all the different stages of grief and eventually comes out the other side.
10 Things I Hate About You 
Kat Stratford (Julia Stiles) is gorgeous, brilliant, and acerbic to most of her schoolmates, which means she doesn’t receive many suitors. Unfortunately for Bianca (Larisa Oleynik), household rules prohibit her from dating until Kat gets a boyfriend.
Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) is a man who falls in love with his computer’s operating system, which is designed to meet his every need. The movie explores what it means to be in a relationship with someone or something that isn’t human.
Call Me By Your Name 
Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet) is a 17-year-old living in Italy who spends his days reading, listening to music, and flirting with his friend Marzia (Esther Garrel). One summer, Elio’s father (Michael Stuhlbarg) invites a graduate student named Oliver (Armie Hammer) to stay with them and help with his research.
The Break-Up 
This movie follows the story of a couple (Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn) who are going through a break-up. They try to remain friends, but it’s just too difficult.
500 Days Of Summer 
This is a story about a man (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who falls in love with a woman (Zooey Deschanel) who doesn’t believe in love. It’s a sad movie, but it will help you realize that you’re not alone in your feelings.
The Notebook 
This is a classic love story about a man (Ryan Gosling) who is trying to win back the love of his life (Rachel McAdams). It’s a beautiful story, but it will also make you cry your eyes out.
The Fault In Our Stars 
This is a story about two teenagers (Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort) who are in love, even though they know they’re going to die. It’s a sad story, but it will remind you that love is worth fighting for.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 
This is a story about a man (Jim Carrey) who has his memories of his ex-girlfriend (Kate Winslet) erased. But even though he can’t remember her, he still loves her.
Lala Land 
This is a story about two people (Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone) who fall in love, even though they know it’s not going to work out. It’s a sad movie, but it will remind you that sometimes it’s worth taking risks for love.
These are just a few of the movies to watch when your relationship ends. While it’s important to process your feelings and grieve, it’s also important to remember that there is hope for the future. movies can provide comfort and remind you that you’re not alone in your experience. So curl up with a pint of ice cream and watch one (or all) of these movies when your heart is broken. You’ll be glad you did.
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