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#4 Let's still be friends. It may seem rash to unfriend an ex after a breakup—especially if the split was "mutual" or "friendly." But the problem with staying friends on Facebook and Twitter? Knowing when your ex has fallen for someone new. More than 75 percent of respondents agreed that if you feel the sting of jealousy when you realize your ex has moved on, it's likely because you're not over him. Speaking of getting over him, 55 percent say it typically takes months to do so. So, the notion that going from lovers to friends soon after a breakup is a good idea? Eh, not so much. Taking some time apart, physically, emotionally and digitally, seems to be the better method. The Breakup Cleanse: 28 Day Miracle Mind~Body Heart Break Recovery System
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#5 How NOT to get over an ex. Respondents reported "talking it through with the ex," "eating" and "having ex sex" as the least effective means of moving on from a relationship. Noted!
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*Conducted on YourTango.com, Facebook.com/YourTango and SurveyMonkey.com, the survey questioned a national sample of 1,329 people. Polling took place over December 21, 2011 - January 9, 2012.