Follow these steps to break up with your ex completely and move on to a better you.
In the pre-Internet age, getting over an ex was pretty straightforward. You took his picture off the mantel, avoided places he might be, and gave back that comfy sweatshirt you loved sleeping in (or possibly burned it). 10 Signs You Might Need To Break Up With Your Ex
Nowadays, breaking up is a lot more complicated—Facebook and Twitter provide you with up-to-the-minute details about your ex's new life, your cell phone is full of pictures of the two of you together and your iTunes playlist still houses the "For My Greatest Love" playlist.
Unfriend your ex...and give yourself a break-over!
Unfriend your ex...and give yourself a break-over! Feb. 13 is the Second Annual Break Up With Your Ex Day, and we've launched BreakUpWithYourEx.com as a resource center to help people move on and forget about their ex — for good — before Valentine's Day.
Tell us why you need to break up with your ex for the chance to win one of 10 prizes.
From February 1-13, we are encouraging readers to get over their past relationships once and for all. Our Break Up With Your Ex campaign this year encourages readers to give themselves a "break-over"—aka a makeover, inside and out, aimed at helping you get over your ex. As incentive, we're hosting a "Why I Need To Break Up With My Ex—In 10 Words Or Less" giveaway offering 10 great prizes aimed at helping you break free from feeling tied to your ex.
Turns out, women don't wallow and binge eat after breakups.
Ending a relationship is rough. We discovered that women aren't wallowing and eating their feelings post-breakup, as pop culture might have us believe. Instead, they're taking healthy, proactive steps like exercising, spending time with friends and avoiding ex sex—all in the name of moving on from an ex.
Trouble forgetting your ex after your breakup? Did he cheat? Girlfriend, suck it up and move on.
“You come across as an ice queen, you know.”
He said it to Jeanie so matter of factly it snapped her head back. “What?” She whimpered back. She had just listed the faults of her latest ex and the horrible breakup to her newest friendly bartender and expected him to rush to her defense.
If your relationship has broken down and you are not ready to start dating again, what do you do?
This landed in my inbox the other day:
"My ex and I had been going out for a year and a half. He had expressed so many times how much he cared about me and all that jazz. About two months ago he was talking with his parents (he is 18 and still lives with them) and they convinced him that I was not right for him because of my religion. He left and we played the text messaging game backwards and forwards. He came back after I mentioned I was simply going to hang out with this guy he used to be jealous of.
YourTango's Break Up With Your Ex Day helped readers get over past relationships and move on.
On February 13, 2011, YourTango celebrated the very first annual Break Up With Your Ex Day, a day on which we urged people to let go of painful memories, insidious social media connections and dead weight relationship baggage in an attempt to move on in both love and life. We asked you to unfollow, untag, delete, block and erase. How did YourTango readers do?
Obsessing over your EX? Try this 5 step process to send your memories packing.
“I hate him.”
“I love him.”
“I can’t get him out of my head.”
“I want to move on but he is in my mind night and day.”
“Maybe he is the one and I should wait until he changes his mind.”
Is this your inner dialogue?