Phase 1: Lone Ranger by Rachel Platten View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via youtu.be Nothing is stranger than that odd sensation when you are single again. You feel like you have all this wasted time to catch up on meeting new guys, but then once you go out you immediately want to run home and watch Netflix. Embrace it! You are relearning how to do you. Phase 2: I Have Nothing by Whitney Houston View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via youtu.be You saw your ex for the first time and it felt like a rampage of bulls slammed into your gut. Your world is keeling over and nothing will ever be right again. Grab the Ben and Jerry’s, a gal pal and your favorite non-romantic comedy. You're going to need a whole lot of good cries. Phase 3: Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via youtube.com You’ve cried it out, but now you are all in your head. WHAT DID I DO? WHAT WENT WRONG? You will never love again! You put caution tape around your heart, because who would ever want to go near it? You feel like you're wrecked for love for good. Phase 4: Fight Song by Rachel Platten View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via youtu.be YOU ARE OVER FEELING LIKE CRAP. Your heart still feels like it was run over by a semi-truck, but you aren’t going to sit in your feelings any more. You are going to fight and take back your life. You are choosing joy, and no one is going to stop you. Phase 5: Warrior by Demi Lovato View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via youtube.com You can’t ignore your real feelings anymore, but fighting through them has made you tough. You’ve been through a lot of crap, so you sit back and think about how much you have gone through. You’re a freaking warrior. Phase 6: Stronger from Finding Neverland View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via youtube.com After really thinking through your old relationship, you are slowly letting your barriers down. Your fighting isn't so forced, and you can start to see the light at the end of the tunnel. You've still got some demons to battle out, but you can shelve the waterproof mascara for a while. Phase 7: Invincible by Kelly Clarkson View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via youtube.com Your previous sadness is now your strength, realizing that tough pain won't hold you back for life. You are so blessed by so many other things! Friends, faith, family- you are invincible and better than ever. Your ex is behind you. You think of him once in a while, but all is forgiven in your book. Phase 8: Good In Goodbye by Carrie Underwood View this video on YouTube youtube.com / Via youtube.com The pain you went through made you a much stronger individual. You no longer see your ex with bitterness, but with love knowing that you are both better off. Sometimes, there really is good in goodbye.