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Music for When the Heart Is Broken

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Rihanna, Adele, and Jidenna.

Rihanna, Adele, and Jidenna.

Music is a tool for channeling the emotions. In life’s many hurdles sometimes heartbreaks are caused by the people we least expected.

Broken-hearted, many give up and resort to a lower quality of life that negatively affect themselves and their loved ones. The period of heartbreak can be long-lasting, spanning months, years, and even a lifetime.

In the worst case scenario, some choose to end their lives because the overwhelming distraughted emotions are unbearable.

Relationships unsurprisingly are fueled by strong emotions of love which turn sour when a partner breaks the trust of the other. In such a case a breakup may increase the risk of suicidal tendencies.

How dangerous is broken heart? this can be further explored.

To soothe the broken heart, there is a need for acceptance of one’s self in the current state.

These music picks, takes the broken hearted to mental states needed for emotional healing.

Best breakup songs to heal a broken heart.

1. Adele — Hello (♫ )

Hello is a break up song by the British pop singer and songwriter, Adele.

The lyrics of the soulful song discusses her regrets and nostalgia, and is addressed not only to her love interests, but to all the people she ever hurt including herself.

The music takes its listener to the depths of the soul, unearthed by the beautiful vocals of the singer.

While the music video compliments the lyrics with its black and white, and down memory-lane feel.

“The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.” — Nicholas Sparks

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2. Jidenna — Bambi (♪♫ )

Bambi is a heartbreak song by the Nigerian-born American singer, Jidenna.

In the highlife song, the singer is heart broken by the complexities that keeps him away from his loved one.

The lyrics make use of the jungle economy, to explain why although their love was meant to be — it is seemingly impossible.

Captured in the music video the singer runs in distress as he tries to halt the wedding of his beloved. But fails in the attempt.

“Life is too short to be sitting around miserable.” — Rihanna

3. Rihanna — Stay (♫ ♪♫)

Stay is a R&B song by the Barbadian singer, Rihanna.

The lyrics of the soulful song points to a toxic relationship coupled with breakups and makeups.

Frustrated by the cycle of constant heart breaks the R&B singer is seen in a state of emotional and mental turmoil.

She pleads for her beloved to stay but questions why?

“Some things break your heart but fix your vision.” — Unknown

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