At DatingAdvice.com, we focus on helping daters find the relationship they most desire, but what happens when the relationship doesn’t work out?
Well, thanks to the help of our 10 Best Breakup Blogs, we’re here to help you get through that, too!
These experts have seen all the ups and downs of a breakup, so they can help you get to the other side with ease.
Wake Up to a Breakup
Bragging Rights: the heartbroken know they’re not alone
Wake Up to a Breakup is a sunny blog that utilizes videos to help emphasis the site’s personality and guide the experience. There’s a wide archive of topics related to heartache. Founder Alison Chace is also an actress and talk show host from New York City who is frequently joined by Anthony and John Leuba – male counterparts that make for a fair balance.
Social Clout: 4,754+ followers, 70+ likes
Bragging Rights: explores the good and bad of splitting up
Newly-single Catherine invites readers to join her journey back to single life after a seven-year relationship ended on the way to the altar. She blogs confidently about the recovery and her challenges in returning to dating. She finds the best, worst and most empowering (from breakup songs to comfort food) to charge your feelings. From her “Breakup Survival Guide” to pop culture coverage, it’s all here.
Social Clout: 2,540+ followers
Getting Past Your Breakup
Bragging Rights: turning loss into something good
The site takes its name from the book “Getting Past Your Breakup” from author Susan J. Elliott. It also serves as a central hub to her workshops and seminars aimed at helping the heartbroken. Elliott’s extensive archive widely covers the field, including a series of in-depth coaching videos. She doesn’t shy away from heavier topics, including true intimacy and abusive relationships.
Social Clout: 1,514+ likes, 512+ followers
Bragging Rights: a critical eye on every breakup aspect
Webmaster Kevin Thompson tackles heartache for both men and women, having helped thousands over the years. Through his “UnBreakup Guide,” advice and case studies, no stone goes unturned. Posts include “15 Emotions You Will Feel After a Breakup” and “13 Things To Do Instead of Calling Your Ex.” Thompson is funny and touching without being overly sentimental.
Social Clout: 586+ likes, 137+ followers
Love's a Game
Bragging Rights: a mix of dark humor with an uplifting spin
Love’s a Game is the wellspring of Eddie Corbano, who started his site nearly a decade ago following a breakup. He now helps people heal from the breakup, improve and grow and find Mr. or Miss Right. Helpful articles include “How To Re-Discover Your Identity After A Relationship Split” and “Every Heartbreak Brings You One Step Closer.”
Social Clout: 1,282+ likes, 981+ followers
So You've Been Dumped
Bragging Rights: from heartache to recovery
Currently celebrating 13 years, So You’ve Been Dumped brings together the potential of man and woman to cope after lost love. More than 10 years of resourceful insight and advice also includes several coaching videos. One in particular, “The 12 Stages of a Breakup (and How to Survive them),” sets the course for readers to successfully make it through the darkness and see the light.
Social Clout: 372+ followers, 267+ likes
Break Up and Shine
Bragging Rights: focuses on making others happier
“The end of your relationship is the making of YOU!” is the atmosphere of Break Up and Shine, where Marissa Walter is on a mission to provide cheer. Choosing not to be a victim in her own breakup, she shares the choices and methods that helped her bounce back to love. Walter is now adapting her blog into a self-helper on the topic by utilizing feedback from the site.
Social Clout: 131+ followers, 67+ likes
The Breakup Blogger
Bragging Rights: breaking up sucks, so don’t go it alone
Breakup blogger Kellie Wagner is a Cleveland transplant in L.A. who starts off with a path for the newly-single. She shares her experiences growing up biracial in an all white family and plans to compile her dating archive into an memoir. Topics like “Finding Friends in Random Bars” take a positive approach to the recovery.
Social Clout: 109+ likes, 48+ followers
Why We Broke Up Project
Bragging Rights: a repository for sharing stories
Initially set up around his novel of the same name, Daniel Handler’s site is now a place dumpees can go to and talk about their pain. Stories are heartbreaking, funny, truthful and every other feeling all rolled into one list. Breakup tales are categorized with such headers as “I Can’t Believe How Disgusting You Were!” “You Didn’t Watch ‘Glee’ with Me” and “He Didn’t Fight for Me.”
Bragging Rights: experience both sides of getting dumped
The Break-up Blog is a true journal of the interesting and it covers everything from inspiring quotes and life messages, to videos and emotional support. Like an exhibition on splitting up, it finds the humor and the brutal realities within. Suicide hotlines numbers are shared for the extremely affected and there’s always encouragement available for those who need to talk.
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