Anyone·suffering from a loss, including failed relationship or breakup, undergo series of stages to finally move on. These stages are what we call The Stages of. Breaking up is hard to do. Much like the passing away of a loved one, breakups have stages of grief. Here's an outline of the breakup process. Breakups are inevitable when it comes to your search for love. We've identified the 10 stages of a breakup — and how to get through them alive.