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The Breakup Bible: The Smart Woman's Guide to Healing from a Breakup or Divorce

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Breakups are an unfortunate but inevitable part of every woman’s life, and there’s no denying that the heartache experienced after the ending of a serious relationship can be excruciating. But it doesn’t have to feel insurmountable, and there is always hope to be found.

In The Breakup Bible, psychotherapist and breakup expert Rachel Sussman reveals the secrets every woman
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Paperback, 352 pages
Published December 27th 2011 by Harmony
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Danielle
Jun 11, 2014 Danielle rated it it was ok
I initially borrowed this book from the library hoping it would help me cope with the recent breakup of my 14 year relationship. I found the book was very informative and helpful if you're the one who was dumped or cheated on but in my case I'm the one who left the relationship. I didn't find the book was of much use to me. I still feel the same emotions as someone who was dumped/abandoned/cheated on but there wasn't anything in this book to help the women who leave good men who didn't do anythi ...more
Sarah
Dec 19, 2011 Sarah rated it liked it
Although the book has very good points, and is efficient in its purpose, a little dose of comedy would go a long way and there just wasn't enough. However, I would recommend it to anyone who is grieving over an ended marriage or just moving on in general.
Sarah
Aug 23, 2012 Sarah rated it really liked it
A very handy guide. Sometimes the enthusiasm and "You can do it!" spirit of it feels a bit contrived, and it would be an stretch to say that the book's guidelines can be molded to every situation and cultural context.

But I really, really like the organic transition the author makes to discussing the ex and the breakup to focusing on you and rebuilding your life. She also talks about the complexities of dealing with exes you have children with and the evasiveness of closure. One of the most usef
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Sam
Mar 19, 2015 Sam rated it liked it
Healing + Understanding + Transformation are the focus on this book. Written by a female psychotherapist who lives in Manhattan. She's young, and not that experienced in life (in my opinion) to write such a book. It's fluffy and not very deep.
Lorianne
Oct 18, 2012 Lorianne rated it really liked it
I found this at my local library and decided to read it. It helped out a lot. I found some great insight on my last relationship. I actually did most of the projects (most were fairly simple) and they actually helped me with myself and my life. I think this is a great book to read no matter how early or late it was from a breakup. This helped me heal and help me put things into perspective.
Carolyn
Apr 23, 2016 Carolyn rated it it was amazing
Really helpful resource after my breakup with my husband. It gives me hope.
Gina
Nov 18, 2014 Gina rated it it was amazing
Game changer. Sussman is encouraging and reaffirming and unwavering in her determination to help women in need. Covers the initial period following a breakup to our transformation into self-assured, successful, happy women!
Jennifer
Sep 24, 2012 Jennifer rated it really liked it
Getting the past 18 years figured out!
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