8 Thoughtful Gifts to Cheer Up Your Heartbroken Gal-pal

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Breakups are the worst, especially when they are happening to your closest friend. Here are 8 little gift ideas to cheer up your friend who has just been dumped.

A Bottle of Wine

It doesn’t matter what bottle, because that’s not the point. The wine is a gesture that comes with the promise you will sit with them and listen to them talk it all out until the bottle is empty.

A Yankee Candle

Candles are always a good go-to gift and yankee candles smell so good, she’ll forget all about her recent heartbreak.

Fancy Knickers

A nice pair of knickers makes you feel good inside and out. It’s also a reminder that the little things we do to make ourselves look good are not for our boyfriends, but for ourselves.

How To Be Single DVD

Ok, so you can watch this on Amazon Prime for free but if you want a chick flick that celebrates the freedom and joy that comes after a breakup and doesn’t end with a sickeningly romantic reunion. Alternatively, you can get them…

The Notebook

Because after a breakup you need a good cry and nothing gets the waterworks flowing like The Notebook


Ice-cream is classic post-breakup comfort food. If they’re feeling extra down in the dumps, treat them to Ben & Jerry’s.

A framed picture of the gals

One of the hardest parts of a breakup is the loneliness that follows. Give your friend a photo of her and her best pals to remind her that she is far from alone.

Spooning Pillow

And if she just wants something to spoon with, this awesome spooning pillow will remove the needed for a boyfriend altogether.