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On this Valentine's Day, why not forget the guy & treat yourself?
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Forget A Guy In Just 7 Days!

Breaking up is hard to do. Even when they guy you're breaking up with was never technically your boyfriend. This Valentine's Day, show love to yourself by making the decision to move on. Here are 7 days, and 7 ways, to get over your ex.

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Delete your ex from your life by February 13!
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The Number-One Reason Not To Be "Friends" With Your Ex

They call 'em an "ex" for a reason. And while we'd love to break up with all of our boyfriends and find ourselves on good, positive terms with them soon after, sometimes feelings get in the way, drama ensues, and you find yourself on an irritating emotional rollercoaster you thought you had left behind when the relationship ended.

Poll: Which Celebrity Needs To Break Up With Their Ex?
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Poll: Which Celebrity Needs To Break Up With Their Ex?

We know holding on to an old flame isn't a healthy thing to do, but as our new Break Up With Your Ex survey reveals, it takes most people months to get over an ex. This also applies in CelebLand, where celebrities seem to have more splits to their names than hit records or box office successes.

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Though engaged, the writer's didn't feel truly "over" her ex until he unfriended her.
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Our Breakup Wasn't Complete Until He Unfriended Me On Facebook

After six tumultuous years of being lovers, worst enemies, exes (three times over), and pseudo-friends who would only catch up occasionally via Facebook, my ex Jack finally cut the cord on our online relationship: he de-friended me on Facebook.

5 Ways To Get Over Your Ex: Move On Already! (#DumpUrEx)
5 Ways To Get Over Your Ex: Move On Already! (#DumpUrEx)
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5 Ways To Get Over Your Ex: Move On Already! (#DumpUrEx)

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). 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.

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5 Steps To Breaking Up With Your Ex

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.

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Contest: Tell Us Why You Need To Break Up With Your Ex—And Win!

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.

5 Breakup Myths And Facts
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5 Breakup Myths And Facts

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.

Will Erasing Your Ex's Footprint Mend Your Broken Heart?
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Will Erasing Your Ex's Footprint Mend Your Broken Heart?

You’ve removed any pre-breakup photos from your frames, packed up every picture, re-gifted your teddy bears and torn up your love notes! So why after virtually erasing your ex... are you still struggling to mend your broken heart? Despite your efforts to rid your environment of every physical aspect of your ex, relationships leave you with emotional inventory that can’t be cleared with a keystroke like the history cache on your computer.

#DumpUrEx: Join Our Break Up With Your Ex Kick-Off Twitter Party!
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#DumpUrEx: Join Our Break Up With Your Ex Kick-Off Twitter Party!

February 1st marks the start of YourTango's second annual 'Break Up With Your Ex' campaign! For the first two weeks of February, we'll be sharing great articles, expert advice, survey results and more about how to successfully cut ties from your past love and move on to a better, healthier, sexier you! To kick things off, we'll be hosting a fun party on Twitter, and you're invited!

Call For Stories: Did You Unfriend Your Ex?
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Call For Stories: Did You Unfriend Your Ex?

Last year, we asked everyone to unfollow, unfriend and delete their ex from their life. We called it the "Break Up With Your Ex" campaign and it did so welll that we had thousands of people on Facebook participate and Time, Mashable and The Today Show covered the campaign. This year we are at it again with a brand new campaign, brand new stories, statistics and contests, and this time we want to hear from you.

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What To Do When Your Partner Wants To End Your Relationship...

 "If someone can walk away from you, let them walk." The bulk of us have heard this statement before, and it is almost always in reference to the disintegration and subsequent break up of a relationship. You are generally told this when the relationship is ending by the choice and decision of someone other than yourself. Hearing that if someone can walk away from you that you should let them is not much comfort when it is the person that you love who is choosing to do the walking.