11 ICONIC Breakup Songs To Help You Get Over Your Shady Ex

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By the time you get through this playlist you won't even remember his name.

By Emily Burns

Breakups suck, no secret there. It doesn’t matter who ends the relationship or if it was mutual, there’s no fun role to play. The absolute worst though, is when your former SO turns out to be a complete lying piece of shit.

Yeah, we’ve all been there (and if you haven’t count your lucky stars), that one relationship where they treated you like less than you are. Maybe they were a cold hearted cheater or just a downright asshole. Either way, you know you deserve better.

This playlist will give you the motivation you need to move on with your life because you ain’t got time for no scrubs honey.

1. P!nk – “So What”

So what! You’re still a fucking rockstar so screw that ex who thought he could break you. P!nk is the perfect gal to help get you back on the wagon after a tough breakup.

2. Carrie Underwood – Before He Cheats

This is like the unofficial breakup anthem, imho. If you just found out your man cheated, you might want to listen to a little Carrie Underwood and he won’t dare mess with you.

3. JoJo – “Too Little Too Late”

Anyone else miss JoJo? I seriously need more of her in my life. This track is perfect for when that slime ball of an ex tries to weasel his way back to you. Too little, too late baby.

4. Britney Spears – “Stronger”

Stronger than yesterday! If anyone knows how to come back from a rough patch, it’s Britney. Don’t forget you really are much stronger than you give yourself credit for and you can do better. *Steps off soapbox*

5. Pussy Cat Dolls – “I Don’t Need A Man”

Let’s be honest, you were fine before that man came along and you will be just fine after. It may be hard for a while, but what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Take a note from the Pussy Cat Dolls and keep on slaying.

6. Beyoncé – “Single Ladies”

It doesn’t get much more “girl power” than queen Bey. She’s a great reminder that at the end of the day, you just gotta do you and not worry about the haters or the men that put you down.

7. Destiny’s Child – “Survivor”

The ultimate squad, Destiny’s Child is here to remind you that you are a SURVIVOR. You’re not going to give up and you are going to keep fighting.

8. Justin Timberlake – “Cry Me A River”

JT tells it like it is. When your ex comes crawling back, you have to stay strong especially when you’ve done nothing wrong. Cry me a damn river baby.

9. Kelly Clarkson – “Since U Been Gone”

The perfect track for when you realize how much better off you are without him. He had his chance and he blew it. Time to move on to bigger and better things.

10. La Roux – “Bulletproof”

In case you didn’t already know it, you’re bulletproof girl. Stay strong because we can only be hurt, by what we allow to hurt us.

11.  TLC – “No Scrubs”

Of course, we couldn’t have a badass breakup playlist without the lovely ladies of TLC. Anytime you feel like you’re settling, just remind yourself that you don’t want no scrub.

This article was originally published at Berry. Reprinted with permission from the author.

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