There’s no sugarcoating it – breakups are messy, heartbreaking, and just absolutely horrible to deal with. They leave us feeling lonely, lost, and wallowing in our own puddle of anxiety, and even depression. We are left asking ourselves: Why didn’t it work out? What did I do wrong? How do I move on? Blah blah blah. Well, no more!

It might sound corny, but it is high time for you to take control of your breakup and start looking forward. If you’re not already listening to podcasts, you might be surprised to learn they can be an awesome resource for helpful relationship advice, self-love, and moving on. Plus, there are so many to choose from nowadays. So…we’ve put together a list of the best podcasts for breakups and made sure to include some variety for you too! It doesn’t stop at breakups either – check out the podcasts below to hear about everything from self-improvement to how to improve your sex life!

The Best Podcasts For Breakups

5 Ways to Process Your Feelings: Dear Gabby

When you’re going through a breakup, there are a lot of feelings swirling around in the old noggin. So take a breath, and focus on processing. Now is the time to mourn the relationship and move through your feelings in a healthy way. In this episode of Dear Gabby, award-winning author and host Gabby Bernstein talks about how to process your emotions, how to gain perspective and view any challenge or life circumstance as an opportunity, and how to show up for yourself with love and compassion. We love this episode for breakups because there could be a lot of sad feelings you’re experiencing right now. Rather than wallowing, it’s time to pick yourself up and focus on love, gratitude, and growth.

Good Morning, Monster

This podcast is the ultimate companion for navigating the emotional rollercoaster of a breakup. Join author and therapist, Catherine Gildiner, as she shares heartwarming stories, practical advice, and expert interviews that help you heal, grow, and rediscover your worth in the aftermath of a breakup. Get ready to conquer your fears, embrace your vulnerabilities, and transform into the strong, badass woman you were always meant to be.

No Shame, No Blame: Divorced Not Dead

If you’re going through a breakup, especially if it’s a divorce or a more long-term breakup, Divorced Not Dead with Caroline Stanbury is the podcast you’ll want to subscribe to ASAP. Caroline is a divorcee sharing her and others’ experiences with divorce and breakup stories. In this episode in particular, Caroline is taking us down the path of righteousness in breakups. She’s reminding us all, that blame and shame serve no one when you’re going through a breakup. So if you’ve been through a bad breakup, you’re feeling negative, angry, or in any way filled with blame or shame, this episode is for you.

Ask a Therapist: Relationships (Codependency, Dating Anxiety, Boundaries & More): Because Life

Relationships, especially breakups, can be tough. However, they are also one of the most fertile grounds for personal growth. Learning how you are in a relationship can be an incredible insight into yourself and areas you may want to grow as a person. There’s no better way to look back at a relationship than through the eyes of a professional. Plus, when you’re newly out of a relationship it’s completely normal to want to look back and process what the heck just happened. This is exactly why we’re recommending this episode of Because Life with Sydel Curry Lee. She talks with a therapist about everything A-Z relationships. Learn about setting healthy boundaries, codependency, taking breaks, & so much more!

Being Happy Being Single, Routines to Get Out of a Slump and Feel Your Best, Dating Anxiety and How to ACTUALLY Practice Self Compassion: I Love You So Much With Kenzie Elizabeth

Your life after a breakup is not over. In fact, there are so many exciting times ahead. However, you will need some practical tools in times of discomfort. Especially if you’re newly single. In this episode of ILYSM, Kenzie discusses how to be happy single, routines for feeling your best, and how to deal with dating anxiety. This is the perfect episode to keep you on track and happy during your single days.

The Single Girl’s Guide To Mastering Self-Love & Breaking Toxic Relationship Patterns with Lifestyle Guru Sierra Nielsen: Real Pod

If you’re reading this post and recently riding solo, this episode is for you! This episode is the ultimate single girl’s guide for building and maintaining self-love and recognizing toxic patterns in relationships. In this episode, Viktoria talks with Sierra Nielson, a lifestyle guru and life coach. You’ll learn everything a single gal needs to know about how to break free from toxic relationship patterns, how to get in a loving relationship with yourself, focus on yourself first, discover our deal breakers,& so much more.

The Other Side of The Coin: Divorced Not Dead

We’ve all heard the saying, put yourself in someone else’s shoes, right? Well, this episode of Divorced Not Dead does exactly that. Caroline Stanbury traditionally talks with women experiencing breakups, divorce, or are unfortunately widowed. She shares real stories of breakup, separation, and divorce. However, in this episode, she’s hearing a male perspective from Divorcé Omar Borkan. In this episode they discuss lessons learned from marrying young, moving on and dating post-divorce, & so much more.

To Be Honest: Absolutely Not with Heather McMahan

If you’re looking for a laugh, but also willing to take a ride on the more wild side of breakups, this episode is for you. In this episode, Heather takes the absolutely shameless route of providing post-breakup advice. Specifically, she’s talking about how to get back at your ex-fiancé. Yep, Heather is the host that is totally willing to go there and we’re here for it.

Let’s Be Honest w/ Kristi Cavalleri

Reality TV star and entrepreneur Kristin Cavallari opens up about her own personal journey through heartbreak and offers an empowering space for listeners to do the same. Each episode dives into the raw and honest conversations we all need post-breakup, covering topics like self-care, self-discovery, and finding happiness beyond a failed relationship. Get ready to laugh, cry, and feel inspired as Kristin reminds you that you are more than just someone’s ex.

Dating Apps – A Love-Hate-Love Relationship: 6 and 9

This one is for the newly single lady who is ready to get back on the horse, literally. When you’re feeling up for it, it’s time to get back out there. If you haven’t been in the dating scene for a while, it’s time to get out of your comfort zone and get with the times. And the times, my friends, are all about dating apps. Sure, we all wish we could meet Prince or Princess Charming through a friend, at the gym, or be confidentially approached and pursued. However, in 2021, dating apps are more realistic. This podcast features all the nitty gritty details on dating apps. Expect the good, bad, ugly, and of course hilarious.

How To Be Happy Single When All Your Friends Are Married ft. Tinx: We Met At Acme

We know it can be tough being single when all of your friends are in relationships. Well, we have a strategy for that. Well, Lindsey Metselaar has a strategy for that. If you’re single and it feels like you’re surrounded by married or serious couples, this one’s for you. On the episode, they discuss how to not feel down when you’re single amongst a sea of wifed-up homies, dating rules, & so much more.

Ex Virgin

This podcast is THE podcast that candidly explores love, sex, and relationships after a breakup, hosted by journalist and self-proclaimed “relationship rookie,” Izzy Clarke. With a refreshing mix of personal anecdotes and expert interviews, Izzy delves into the highs and lows of post-breakup dating, healing from heartache, and reclaiming your sexuality. Whether you’re a seasoned dater or a self-proclaimed ex-virgin like Izzy, this podcast is your ultimate guide to rediscovering your independence and embracing your singlehood with confidence.

When to Get Back With Your Ex! with Special Guest Laura Anderson: Divorced Not Dead

And to close out our recommended breakup episodes, we’re sharing another goodie from Caroline Stanbury. We just had to include it. Let’s face it, sometimes your breakup might not be the right choice for you. This is a judgment-free zone, and we want to be completely transparent and give you all the best info. After all, the goal is for YOU to make the best choices for YOU. Sometimes you need to forget about what the outside world is saying and just do what feels right. If you’re thinking about getting back with your ex, give this episode a listen before making your final choice.

What podcasts do you listen to when you’re going through a breakup?

Listening to podcasts is personal and something you do for you! So, no more waiting around! We’ve got your bases covered with our list above, but remember that this is just the start. The most important part is what you gain from each podcast and how you choose to grow! If you have any favorite breakup podcasts that can help heal your heartbreak, please share! You can leave your recommendations in the comments below. Finally, if you’re suffering from a breakup, make sure to check out this post on how to forgive someone who hurt you. It will take time, but hopefully, you can move forward with no anger, regrets, or resentment.