Rivka. Age: 28.
Image by Alice Gesi via Stocksy. There's a clear reason why everyone just ghosts nowadays: breakups suck. While stars like Gwyneth Paltrow might be able to " consciously uncouple " from their mega-babe husbands, the rest of us are out here trying to dodge the exes we dumped over frozen yogurt or searching for compelling reasons why we just shouldn't even try to remain friends. It's difficult enough to come to the decision to end a relationship—even more difficult to find a way to end things amicably and with respect for both parties.
Savanna. Age: 21.
How To Really, Truly Get Over A Breakup
The worst part about having that intimacy ripped away is the question that lingers: What the hell am I supposed to do now? After a breakup you have three choices, says relationship and breakup expert Susan J. Spend time and energy focusing on your ex, trying to win them back and possibly succeeding. Go on as if nothing happened, perhaps falling into the first relationship that comes along.
Yaretzi. Age: 26.
6 Things Not to Do When You Break Up With Someone
Thanks for connecting! You're almost done. Connect to your existing Cracked account if you have one or create a new Cracked username. In the days or weeks after breaking up with the love of your life, you probably thought things couldn't get much worse.
There's no two ways about it: Ending a relationship sucks, and it's hard to know exactly how to break up with someone while causing minimum damage. But some strategies make the experience of being dumped and dumping far more unpleasant than others. Here are some common mistakes that make our breakups even worse—and what we should do instead.