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15 Things Not To Do After Breaking Up with Your Significant Other

15 Things Not To Do After Breaking Up with Your Significant Other

15 Things Not To Do After Breaking Up with Your Significant Other

F*cking their friends for starters…

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Break-ups are hard. Navigating a break-up can be even harder.

There are no finite rules as to what should go down post break-up, but there are also some blaringly obvious things that we should all take notes on after a split occurs. Here are 15 things you should definitely not do after a break-up. (Eating bonbons in bed—a la Legally Blondeis totally fine, though.)

1. Do not jump into another relationship[iframe https://giphy.com/embed/4beKHvzjJpPdC allowfullscreen="" class=^{{"giphy-embed"}}^ frameborder="0" height="217" width="480"]

2. Don't blame the break-up on yourself

3. Don't blame the break-up on your partner

4. Do not date/f*ck your partner’s friends

5. Don’t make your mutual friends pick sides

6. Do not think you’re alone or that other people don’t hurt this hard

7. Do not jump into a friendship with your ex

8. Don’t believe that love is dead (it’s just temporarily in a coma)

9. Please don’t text your ex mixed signals. AVOID: "I miss you"[iframe https://giphy.com/embed/26AHr4cjeETrVellm allowfullscreen="" class=^{{"giphy-embed"}}^ frameborder="0" height="264" width="480"]

10. Don’t invite your new side piece to an event you know your ex will be at (well, at least until that side piece has graduated into a boyfriend or girlfriend)

11. Do not think that this horrible heartbroken feeling will last forever

12. Just because the relationship might’ve sucked, don’t think you can’t learn from it[iframe https://giphy.com/embed/KeUHrDNHSL2YE allowfullscreen="" class=^{{"giphy-embed"}}^ frameborder="0" height="253" width="480"]

13. Don’t think you can’t grow from it either. You learn more about yourself when you’re alone than with someone else

14. Do not boo-up with the first person you date. DATE AROUND[iframe https://giphy.com/embed/yfC7Mj2CCEVbi allowfullscreen="" class=^{{"giphy-embed"}}^ frameborder="0" height="240" width="480"]

15. Finally, don’t think that your last relationship was a royal waste of time. That relationship happened for a reason

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Alexander Kirk

Alexander is a pop culture fanatic, who loves travelling, Taylor Swift and slaying Twitter, tweet by tweet.

Alexander is a pop culture fanatic, who loves travelling, Taylor Swift and slaying Twitter, tweet by tweet.