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86% of people think they'd be better off cutting ties. Have you broken up with your ex?
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Infographic: Happy Break Up With Your Ex Day 2014!

Sick and tired of obsessing over your ex? Ready to actually move on? Well, guess what? Today is your day. Get off his Facebook page right this instant. It's time to celebrate. Today is the fourth annual Break Up With Your Ex Day!

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Don't stay tethered to your past.
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Welcome To 'Break Up With Your Ex' 2013!

Digital connections, like Facebook and Instagram can keep you wrapped up in unhealthy attachments to former partners. So do old habits, like picking the same "type" all the time — even though it never works out. We want you move on and (eventually) find new love, so we're devoting two weeks to helping you cut ties for good.

Advice For Relationship Mistakes
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Advice For Relationship Mistakes

Hi Essy. I really need some advice. Now I saw what you said about the rule of thumb being three months, but my ex and I have been ‘dating’ for about three months and in a relationship for about 6 weeks. I made some major mistakes in our relationship, like the fact that he is always hanging around his female friends, or the fact that he let one female friend stay over at his house on her way to Saskatchewan to see her boyfriend.

5 Quotes To Help You Get Over Your Breakup
"You don't need a relationship to define who you are." Oldie but goodie.
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5 Quotes To Help You Get Over Your Breakup

We compiled five quotes that will inspire you to stop stalking his new girlfriend on Facebook. Often, it takes the words of others to help knock some sense into our heads.

My Ex Is Famous And So Am I: Breaking Up In The Limelight
The author and star of 'Dating Rules From My Future Self,' Shiri Appleby
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My Ex Is Famous And So Am I: Breaking Up In The Limelight

Breaking up is my least favorite thing in the world to do. How did something so good get so bad so fast? It boggles my mind. I toss. I turn. I emotionally vomit my pain on anyone who'll listen. I'm awful at breaking up, especially when the person I'm not so thrilled about breaking up with is famous. Why, you ask? Well, because then I take my wrenching pain to a whole new, obsessive level.

10 Ways To Get Over Your Ex
There are plenty of ways to get over him. Live it up!
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10 Ways To Get Over Your Ex

Sure, you broke up. But be honest, you still stalk his Facebook page and post vague Tweets that are about him. You've looked at photos of his new girlfriend. Don't try to deny it. We have statistics to back this up.

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Feel like you're playing tug-of-war with your ex over your mutual friends?
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5 Tips On Handling Mutual Friends & Your Ex

How can you possibly break things off with your ex when you still have the same circle of friends, the same parties to attend and you risk running into each other almost every weekend? It was tough enough to split up the pots and pans, but how can you possibly split up your friends? It is hard to truly end things if you risk running into your ex at almost every social event. Although you may narrowly miss running into your ex at a football party, there is no chance that you will miss running into each other at a friend's nuptials. This challenge is a difficult one, but it is not impossible to manage. Here are a few tips for keeping the peace with your mutual friends, while minimizing contact with your ex.

Winner
Find out who won our Break Up With Your Ex 2012 contest.
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And The Winner Of Our Break Up With Your Ex Contest Is…

Since February 1, we've been collecting your 10-word responses to the question, "Why do you need to break up with your ex?" for our Break Up With Your Ex contest. Boy! What a response we got! Your entries made us laugh, sigh, tear up and nod our heads in understanding. Out of nearly 400 entries, we had the hard job of choosing just 10 winners.

Welcome To Break Up With Your Ex Day 2012!
It's time to celebrate getting over your ex.
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Welcome To Break Up With Your Ex Day 2012!

Break Up With Your Ex Day 2012 is finally here! For all of you who are still texting, Tweeting at, Facebooking with, calling, daydreaming about or otherwise feeling hung up on a past love, today is your day. It's time to cut ties—digitally, physically and emotionally. After all, how can you meet Mr. or Ms. Right if you've still texting with Mr. or Ms. Not-Quite-Right.

How To Handle A Breakup On Facebook [EXPERT]
Don't let social media add even more stress to your breakup!
Experts Blog

How To Handle A Breakup On Facebook

Being in a relationship involves being committed to another person. It takes two people to give 100 percent of themselves to remain an alliance. In the beginning, if you are on a social media site like Facebook, it is only natural to want to post "In a Relationship" as your relationship status to show all of your 500 friends how happy you both are. But what happens when the relationship ends? What do you do then?

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Free yourself from the trappings of an old relationship.
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10 Hidden Ways An Ex Stays Embedded In Our Lives

It's official. It's over. Actually it's been over for quite some time now. Then why are you still stuck with your ex? You may think you're doing your best to move on, but somehow you just can't shimmy away from him/her. Truth be told even if you aren't in physical contact you may be fooling yourself with lots of sneaky subtle behaviors that keep you connected and prevent you from meeting someone new!

February 13: Our Second Annual 'Break Up With Your Ex Day'!
Last chance to Break Up With Your Ex!
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February 13: Our Second Annual 'Break Up With Your Ex Day'!

Since February 1, we've been offering great tips and advice during our second annual Break Up With Your Ex campaign. Our mission is to encourage the seventy-one percent of our readers who think about their ex "too much" ex to cut the cord and finally move on, and we've dubbed Monday, February 13, the perfect day to do so!

8 Signs You Need To Break Up With Your Ex
Don't let an ex be your "stop sign" for a new and exciting relationship!
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8 Signs You Need To Break Up With Your Ex

We get it. Breaking up with your ex and moving forward with your love life is easier said than done. That’s why, we are here to tell you how to perform an “ex-orcism” on yourself. Read on and we assure you that you will feel more confident and ready to finally stop obsessing over someone who is holding you back from finding the man you deserve.

#DumpUrEx: Join Our 'Break Up With Your Ex Day' Twitter Party!
It's a party, and you're invited!
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#DumpUrEx: Join Our 'Break Up With Your Ex Day' Twitter Party!

YourTango has declared February 13th as National 'Break Up With Your Ex Day'! It's the day we challenge all of our readers to finally cut ties emotionally, physically and digitally from their ex with the help of the insightful articles, expert advice, survey results and more that we've provided since February 1st. We're excited for you to move on from your past love and on to a better, healthier, sexier you, so we're throwing a fun party on Twitter, and you're invited!

Want To Get Over Your Ex? Stop Stalking Him On Facebook
Take a stand against your ex obsession.
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Want To Get Over Your Ex? Stop Stalking Him On Facebook

When it comes to bad break ups, we've all been there—curled up on the couch with a bottle of wine, crying while we look through internet pictures of our ex, seemingly happier without us. The internet, for the most part, sucks for the broken-hearted. Facebook, twitter, and blogs provide an all-too-tempting outlet to obsess over pictures of your ex and desperately scan his status updates for any sign that he is missing you.