Some people will tell you it's *never* ok to break up with someone over text, and I'ma have to respectfully disagree.
If you're in the very early stages of getting to know each other, say, just a couple of dates in, I reckon it can be kinder to let someone down gently without putting them through the stress of a face-to-face hang.
That being said, breakup texts can also be some of the most ridiculously awful words that have ever darkened a poor soul's phone screen. We found some of the absolute WORST of them, and it's like these people forgot that receipts can live forever on the Internet?
Let me show you what I'm talking about:
Sorry sir, I'm gonna have to ask you to leave. Your insecurities are showing.
Or what about this person, who doesn't seem to know what the heck they're up to:
It couldn't get any worse, could it? Oh, it could:
Here's what I like about this trend: How GOOD is it that everyone receiving these messages is able to have a laugh about it? This is the epitome of knowing your worth.
Someone who's gonna talk to you like that isn't worth another second of your time, but they could be worth some TikTok views (obvi don't ever name and shame online though).
Also, it's basically a 'what not to do' guide if you're thinking about sending a breakup text yourself. If the situation calls for it, make sure you're respectful, to the point and offer opportunities for the other person to be heard.
Don't use any wild language or play the blame game, or you could end up just like these suckers going accidentally viral for being an egg.
Not the 'naaaah' approach?!
This one is giving mad flip-flop energy:
Let this be a reminder to everyone about to send a text when they're deep in their feels - take a breath, slow down, imagine everyone in the whole world can read what you're about to say (and who knows, they might) and proofread the hell out of that bad boy.
It's a cliche thing to say, but treat people how you want to be treated. If it feels heartless to end something over message - it probably is. Try and act in a way that you can feel proud of later, and you'll be golden.
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