We've all been there the morning after, our manhood the consistency of a wet flannel, sobbing into our corn flakes because our significant (or deficiant) other went toodles.
Celebrities never seem to be that bothered however, that is unless you are Peter Andre invoking the spirit of emo all over the problematically trashy ITV 2.
This year we saw Paul McCartney tie the knot whilst Sinead O' Connor sealed it then broke it and Kim Kardashian unintentionally aired her dirty laundry worldwide.
These are the most significant celebrity and musician bust-ups of 2011 so get your hankies at the ready.
This year's big breakthroughs from Macklemore to Daughter, The Strypes, Clean Bandit and more
The best bands at this weekend's London festival