Books for breakups

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  1. Aww_Kittah_Aww

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    My ex and I split about 3 months ago and I'm still having a hard time moving on completely. I've been thinking about heading to the library tonight to grab some books on breakups.

    Any suggestions for books I should look into?
     
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    i hope they serve beer in hell
     
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    lol :h5:
     
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    If only I'd actually written "Run. Run and Don't Look Back." :rofl:
     
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    that book is so fucking win

    I read it in a grand total of 2 days
     
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    i really need to read it :rofl:
     
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    Awaken the Giant Within by Anthony Robbins
    No More Mr. Nice Guy by Robert Glover
    The Tao of Inner Peace by Diane Dreher
    Personal Development for Smart People by Steve Pavlina
    I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb (this is a novel, but, trust me, it'll really help you get through this)
    A Million Little Pieces by James Frey (memoir, but again very raw and real and helpful to people with all sorts of issues)
    The Lost Art of Compassion by Lorne Ladner

    Notice that my recommendations aren't geared towards breaking up. They are geared towards personal development and inspiration. The reason for that is because the best way to get over a break up is to improve yourself and inspire yourself.
     
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    A Million Little Pieces is fiction. It was incorrectly labeled a memoir because he lied to the publishers and told them the shit he wrote about actually happened.
     
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    Read something written by an author with "Dr." or PhD" in his/her name.

    IHTSBIH was not that great IMO and I'm pretty sure he's completely full of shit in a lot of it.

    Only guy who can black out and remember vivid details the next day.
     
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    :rolleyes:

    He embellished some stuff. and from what I've read, they were very minor things (like the length of time he spent in jail).

    But who cares? The story itself is very powerful whether it's completely true or not.
     
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    He uses lies portrayed as truth to push his ideals on the reader. I not only find that offensive, but potentially harmful as well.
     
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    All I'm saying is that I've read his book and reading that book really helped me through a dark time in my life. And it didn't matter to me whether or not the story was true or not. It was the writing style, the attitude, etc. that had the greatest affect on me.

    True or not, the book helped me immensely and I recommend it to everybody who is looking for inspiration.
     
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    I actually read this book years ago and consider it one of my favorites. I don't know why I never thought about re-visting it after everything ive gone through!
     
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    i also enjoyed a million little pieces, embellished or not. i also enjoyed frey's book 'my friend leonard'. very good.
     
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  19. Lucky Penny

    Lucky Penny Mr. cut me some slack cause I don't wanna go back,

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    could PDF it to you..
     
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    that would be SO SWEET. YESS!
     
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    emailing it to you.
     
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    :love: you really do deserve tittah pics!
     
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    Hook it up, check your inbox :o
     

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