16 Films And TV Shows That Help After A Difficult Breakup
"But to make yourself feel nothing so as not to feel anything – what a waste."
We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the TV show or film moments that helped them a great deal following a difficult breakup.
Please be aware that there are spoilers featured in this article.
When Rachel (Chloë Grace Moretz) encouraged Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) to think again about his relationship with his ex, Summer (Zooey Deschanel), in 500 Days of Summer.
When Wanda (Lisa Kudrow) broke up with BoJack (Will Arnett) during the fourth season of BoJack Horseman.
The song at the start of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
When Greg (Santino Fontana) broke up with Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, summing up their relationship with the song "It Was a Shitshow."
When Rory (Alexis Bledel) told Jess (Milo Ventimiglia) in Gilmore Girls that she felt mistreated by him and was ready to move on to protect herself.
The end of La La Land, when we realise that Mia (Emma Stone) and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) are no longer together.
When Peter (Jason Segel) experiences all of the emotions after he is dumped by Sarah (Kristen Bell) in Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
The end of Garden State, when Andrew (Zach Braff) gets off a plane and talks to Sam (Natalie Portman), with them both contemplating the future of their relationship.
When Dr Owen (Kevin McKidd) confronted Dr Amelia (Caterina Scorsone) in Grey's Anatomy, Owen suggesting that Amelia was ignoring the grieving process following a colleague's death.
When Ben (Adam Scott) explains to Leslie (Amy Poehler) in Parks and Recreation the difficulty of staying friends, when both of them still have feelings for each other.
When Frank (Steve Carrell) and Dwayne (Paul Dano) talk about the value of suffering in Little Miss Sunshine.
When Joel (Jim Carrey) accepts Clementine (Kate Winslet) at the end of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
When Clara (Jenna Coleman) betrayed The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) in Doctor Who, but he continued to help her anyway because he cared for her.
And when Sam (Emma Watson) stood up through the sunroof of the car while the stereo was blasting out Bowie in The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
When Amanda (Kate Winslet) talked to Miles (Jack Black) about her in ex in The Holiday.
And finally, when Elio (Timothée Chalamet) and his father (Michael Stuhlbarg) have a beautiful and frank conversation about love and loss in Call Me by Your Name.
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