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Top Five Divorce Songs: Music That Saves Your Soul

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 10.03.2014 | Divorce
Kat Forsythe, MSW

Here are my top five music pieces that supported me during that impossibly rocky year of the divorce. Each song or piece speaks to a different emotion.

Divorce Takes Center Stage On Toni Braxton's Upcoming Album

Posted 08.19.2013 | Divorce

Toni Braxton's divorce may have only been finalized in July 2013, but she is already gearing up to release a new album that focuses on the topic. T...

What Zooey Deschanel Won't Sing About

AP | SIAN WATSON | Posted 07.10.2013 | Divorce

-- During a summer tour with her musical duo She & Him, Zooey Deschanel has performed songs about tortured love and broken hearts. Since she wrote th...

The Song Lyric That Best Describes My Divorce

Posted 06.12.2013 | Divorce

From "Someone Like You" to "I Will Survive," there's nothing like a good breakup song to help you power through the darkest days of divorce. Just ...

LISTEN: George Jones' Greatest Breakup Ballads

Posted 05.16.2013 | Divorce

With his supple, soulful voice and hard-luck songs, few could channel heartbreak quite like George Jones. Perhaps it was because the country singe...

LISTEN: The Ultimate Anti-Valentine's Day Playlist

Posted 02.08.2013 | Divorce

We don't want to hate on Valentine's Day, but when you're newly divorced, the holiday can be a bit of a drag. From the heart-shaped pizzas to the chee...

The Ultimate Post-Divorce Playlist

Sarah Maizes | Posted 03.26.2013 | Divorce
Sarah Maizes

Music always makes unpleasant things just a little bit more enjoyable: cleaning, commuting, working out, breaking up. So it occurred to me, why not make a playlist for getting divorced? After all, isn't divorce the ultimate "break-up"?

The Ultimate 'I Will Get Through This' Playlist

Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.27.2012 | Divorce

You can't underestimate the power of music to help you through a breakup. There's a reason why Adele's "Someone Like You" is the most requested song f...

Katy Perry Debuts Breakup Anthem

Posted 05.21.2012 | Divorce

At the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night, Katy Perry debuted her new single "Wide Awake," which seemingly addresses the pop star's recent divorce fr...

How Divorce Became One Artist's Musical Inspiration

Emma Wilhelm | Posted 06.17.2012 | Divorce
Emma Wilhelm

Listen to "Changed Your Mind," a pleasantly twangy piece by singer-songwriter Sarah Morris, and it's obvious that this young woman knows a thing or two about heartache and, specifically, divorce.

LISTEN: The Ultimate Post-Divorce Playlist

Posted 04.11.2012 | Divorce

What's the soundtrack of your split? We asked our followers on Twitter and Facebook to tell us about the songs they listened to during their splits...

14 Unorthodox Post-Divorce Anthems

Joelle Caputa | Posted 04.16.2012 | Divorce
Joelle Caputa

Katy Perry should have been awarded Best Revenge Song after her Grammy performance, during which she spit venom at ex-husband Russell Brand by modifying the lyrics to her new single, "Part of Me," to reflect their marriage

Divorce Songs: Readers Share The Tunes That Kept Them Going Post-Split (LISTEN)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

We asked, you answered: Which #breakuptunes kept you going after a split? ...

Divorce Ditties: 7 Songs Inspired By Splits (LISTEN)

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

There's nothing like divorce for a little musical inspiration. These seven artists translated their splits into songs, creating modern-day divorce ant...

Reba McEntire Debuts New Divorce Song

Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Country star Reba McEntire says her new album, All The Woman I Am, is about the many roles she's played in her life, including divorcee. "It talks ab...