Being dumped sucks – that’s a given. It can leave you questioning every aspect of your own being, from your personality and your sense of humour right down to the way you pick your nails before bed. Was that the reason they can no longer live with you?
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They’re a mind fuck and if you’re the one being dumped, sometimes you have to say something brutal or harsh in order to feel like you’ve “won” the battle. Or vice versa, sometimes the breaker-upper might feel the need to drop an absolute bombshell, just in case they were worried you wouldn’t feel hurt enough.
These final one-liners can make for some pretty entertaining reads, which is why we’re delighted that Reddit user gobigred3562 decided to ask the question, “What’s the cruelest thing someone said to you as one of you was being dumped?” Here are some of the best/worst ones:
Ouch – some of those are proper life-ruiners. If anything, this just goes to show that us humans are a resilient lot. If you can bounce back from, “they’re better in bed than you,” then you can bounce back from any hurtful comment.
For more of the same, here’s the time people revealed the pettiest reason they’ve ever broken up with someone.