The Games That Helped Me Through Heartbreak

A little over a month ago, my world was thrown for a loop when my girlfriend sat me down to tell me she wanted to break up. It completely blind-sided me and took its toll on me emotionally. Because we were living together, it affected other parts of my life too. Due to the nature of the breakup, we still had to live together for a bit while we got situated in our new lives apart from one another. In the meantime, I threw myself even more into video games and maintaining my daily writing here. Recently, I came to the realization that a lot of the games I’ve played in the last month or so have been instrumental in helping me through this breakup. Here’s are some of the games I’ve played and how they’ve helped.

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Actual Sunlight Review

Today while I was at work, PlayStation announced an Indie-focused Flash Sale running through Monday, January 25th. I already have a lot of the games I was interested in but one of them caught my eye: Actual Sunlight for $2.00 (normally $4.99). Greg Miller has talked about finding it on a lark not too long ago and sung it's praises so I thought I'd give it a go.

For most of my life, I've been a very solitary person. I've always been pretty good about having groups of friends but I'm typically at my most comfortable when I'm alone with my own thoughts. Unfortunately, sometimes those thoughts dwell on the idea that my often "hermit-like" lifestyle means that there's something broken about me. Fortunately for me, the logic centers in my brain kick in and enforce the idea that, "no, that just makes me human/an introvert."

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