Picture this: your long-term relationship has gone south, leaving behind a mess of hurt and anger, and you are now flying solo (to somewhere fabulous, trust us!). What books would you bring along to help you move forward? When a similar question was posed in our Facebook group, Woolfers had suggestions aplenty because, hello, we’ve all been there. Here, our top 10 recommended books on forgiveness and healing that carried us through some of our most difficult times:

Tiny Beautiful Things
by Cheryl Strayed

When Things Fall Apart
by Pema Chodron

Broken Open
by Elizabeth Lesser

A Return to Love
by Marianne Williamson

Gift from the Sea
by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Radical Acceptance 
by Tara Brach

The Book of Forgiving
by Desmond Tutu

Triumph of the Heart
by Megan Feldman Bettencourt

What's on your list?

Have a recommendation for a book on forgiveness and healing? Please let us know in the comments. And, in case you missed it, check out our list of Woolfer-recommended short story collections and beach reads

The Woolfer Newsletter Team
Stephanie Staal and Nina Collins have worked together and adored each other since 1994 when they were both babies in the world of book publishing. Stephanie is a lawyer, journalist, & author of READING WOMEN, and Nina is the founder of "What Would Virginia Woolf Do?" Hillary Richard is also a lawyer and co-host of the Raging Gracefully podcast. Sidney Morss is a recent NYU grad and the youngest member of our team.

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