It’s over - and it really hurts. But as unbelievable as it may seem when you are in the throes of heartache, you can move past your breakup. Forget about trying to win your ex back. Forget about losing yourself and trying to make this person love you. Forget it! Starting today, this breakup is the best time to change your life for the better, inside and out.
Getting Past Your Breakup is a proven road map for overcoming the painful end of any romantic relationship, even divorce. Through her workshops and popular blog, Susan Elliott has helped thousands of clients and readers transform their love lives. Now she’ll help you put your energy back where it belongs - on you. Her plan includes:
Complete with inspiring stories from real people and strategies to jump-start the moving-on process, Getting Past Your Breakup is the most effective plan for getting permanently past a breakup, getting your confidence back, and opening yourself to true love.
©2012 Susan J Elliott (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
A different writer ha!
Somehow this book actually made me feel WORSE! It appears to have been written by a child. Very very patronising. I found practically nothing of any real value in this. I feel a bit conned by this :( Breakups are hard enough without this nonsense.
This book has some useful information in it, especially the emphasis on NC (no contact with your ex) and I did find parts of the text helpful. My issue is that the author tends to talk down to the reader: "Do this." "Don't do that." "Grow up." And the narrator really emphasizes this bossy tone. Also, I didn't find the narrator's voice very appealing. She sounded like Mrs. Roper from "Three's Company" (a sit-com from the 70's & 80's).
This book could have been more useful for my own circumstance if it hadn't been so marriage/children-centered. Another turnoff was that the author spent a vast part of the book's beginning telling her personal, very specific story. I felt a bit cheated, as I felt forced to listen to someone's problems. (Sorry that sounds so crude...) The most useful book I've found on Audible on this topic thus far is: "It's Called a Breakup Because It's Broken." It was hilarious at times and brutally honest, both of which made me feel so much better, so very quickly. I'd recommend that one any day.
Depressing. Aren't these kind of books supposed to make you feel better? I, too, recommend 'its called a breakup because its broken' and 'the 30 day heartbreak cure.'
Someone with a young, calm and soothing voice. Someone hipper.
The first 3 chapters.
I was with my ex partner on and off for 7 years and desperately needed to find a way to make sure the most recent break up was the final one. I have found this book to be profoundly useful for not only getting over my ex once and for all but also helping me to create the life I dream of and deserve.
I cannot recommend this book highly enough for someone who is hurting yet ready to make a better life.
I didn't like the narrators voice nor the positive affirmations nor the end bits of other people's stories. I could get on a blog and read other people's stories. It's a little too corny and overly treasures and values oneself. It feels a little over self-involves at times
I like her advice on writing. I enjoyed how she explained grief, phases vs stages. Her no contact rule is a must. I found her explanations of not explaining yourself more than three time helpful, as well as a how manipulative people will continue to attempt to manipulate and drive you to their will.
Times can be hard for people now. and her honestly makes matters of the heart much more realistic to deal with. By telling her own story I truly enjoyed this book!!!
Very helpful in working through the grief from my break up. I would recommend this to anyone struggling with their emotions at this difficult time.
The narration was fine, but best of this listen is the book itself. The most helpful, hopeful and straightforward advice I've ever seen in this genre-the concepts offered me a way to think deeper beyond the emotional whirlwind I was experiencing, and just 'keep it simple' while keeping my own self-respect and learning to be whole again. This was the first and only book I picked up in the days after the sudden end of my long-term love, and it honestly kept me upright through those very difficult days. I still keep it ready to go in my library and reference it often. So grateful for this amazing book.
Don't bother with any fluff (ok, yeah, Greg Behrendt)- which minimizes the devastating effects of a breakup ('you're a stone cold fox! He is stupid'
Now don't you feel better?). Getting Past your Breakup is so far beyond this, offers real direction and brutal honesty but you will believe that you can get past this, and even that it can be 'the best thing that ever happened to you.' Really.
"Frankly i was bored!"
I wanted to enjoy this but i spent most of the time BORED. It was a real chore to get thru this, but i wanted to as i didn't wanna waste money and i kept hoping it would get better and give me actual advice on how to feel better about my breakup - it didn't.
"Made me feel WORSE!!!"
This book somehow made me feel even worse about my rather horrible breakup I felt totally patronised, like i was made out to be a child for feeling upset. Silly book, really did not help me.
"Didn't like it at all."
The narration was fine, good actually, but the actual book was unfortunately of zero help to me. I wanted (/needed) help to get over my painful breakup, but unfortunately I most definitely did not find it here.
Not sure yet.
"Awful book, absolutely zero help."
Definitely not, never again.
To be honest, it has a great cover - that is about it.
Heartache and breakups are hard enough without cliched patronising nonsense like this being on the market.
No help. No help at all. Avoid.
Lots of help. Amazing point of view. Good advices. Totally recommending. Thank you Susan. Anya.
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