Neil Sedaka, one of the great singer/songwriters in pop music, did just that with "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do," in 1962 and 1975.
I grew up listening to Sedaka's songs, from "The Diary" to "Calendar Girl" to "Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen" to "Laughter in the Rain."
But I thought one of his most expressive songs, written with Howard Greenfield, was "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do." Those who've been in relationships, and left with a broken heart, know how painful it can be. So much, that you want to avoid it if at all possible.
So the song begins:
And later we hear:
And in the chorus:
"Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" lyrics