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Shua01 Ohio
06/12/14 9:13 pm

All of my break-ups were ugly, because I was on the receiving end.

TheNiece
06/09/14 3:07 pm

Never been in a "romantic relationship".

escapist xoxo
06/08/14 5:24 pm

My last one was never very serious but he was a drug dealer & kleptomaniac. It ended after he tried to kill one of my best friends.
He's in jail now

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dpveritasgold texas
06/08/14 9:17 am

My wife was my first girlfriend, so no breakups here!! Woo hooooo!

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ladyniner81 no hope for humanity
06/07/14 1:02 pm

dated a serial cheater. I found out he did a couple of my friends, he stole from me, and then he dumped me. I went off on him when he did. I haven't been with anyone since. I don't think I want to.

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leilu SoCal
06/07/14 12:59 pm

I left a guy I was going to marry. That sucked but was the best decision of my life.

wilgeno Saint Paul, MN
06/07/14 9:36 am

That's what I got for dating "crazy". It was fun while it lasted.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
06/07/14 7:11 am

Had an ugly stay together

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dahawwl Texas
06/07/14 6:58 am

Out of 4 divorces only one got a little ugly. The other 3 were very amicable.

debob texas
06/06/14 10:51 pm

I can't imagine an amicable one - at least if you are married. If you can get along, stay together.

dawl adulting
06/06/14 10:08 pm

Yeah it's funny how you can be so calm and logical about it and that will make the other person crazy.
Some guys are more dramatic than girls!

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Emma Austin.ish.
06/07/14 12:10 am

ha! so true.

JustBob Your anger fascinates me
06/06/14 9:57 pm

Oh yea, got a tad calmer once the restraining order was filed

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Ivyra Earth
06/06/14 8:19 pm

I don't know if I would say it was a break-up since it didn't last long enough to become serious, but we definitely didn't leave on good terms. It any terms, I would say.

270girl
06/06/14 6:24 pm

Not all are ugly. Sad but not ugly. I will always love my ex-husband and he'll always love me.

Macmurphy35 Alabama
06/06/14 6:27 pm

We'll always love each other too. Still ugly in the chain of events.

Marzyq South of North Dakota
06/06/14 5:51 pm

I could write a book.

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FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
06/06/14 7:58 pm

Same here. My last breakup (I swear) sounds like a Lifetime movie. 3 years long distance, I was the other woman, I even vacationed with his family multiple times. Oh.. there was a third girl in there.

DrDollylonglegs in the lab... again
06/06/14 5:51 pm

For almost a year after this one breakup I would get these angry/mopey/accusatory emails from him. They were usually vaguely threatening and almost always talked about his d!ck.

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WhoAreYou Up In The Trees
06/06/14 5:22 pm

An ugly breakup is much better than an ugly relationship.

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MrMilkdud
06/06/14 4:56 pm

Nope. I always made break ups short and simple. I didn't ever see any drama because the conversation was over and I was gone before they had a chance to talk. There may have been drama afterward, but I didn't know about it because done is done.

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gonzoboy Arizona
06/06/14 6:06 pm

Clinical, yo!

bulldog
06/06/14 4:38 pm

These results are unbelievable.

susanr Colorado
06/06/14 3:41 pm

Painful, but not ugly.

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alynn Somewhere wonderful
06/06/14 4:27 pm

Just what I was going to say.

whatnow
06/06/14 3:36 pm

I had one that resulted in death, nearly murder. I'd say yes.

ImNotTony asks...
06/06/14 2:26 pm

I'm not in the state of ever having had an ugly break up.

FrankLunts Fredericksburg, VA
06/06/14 1:14 pm

More interesting might be to ask if anyone had a breakup that WASN'T ugly.

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ontargetlisa
06/06/14 2:22 pm

Only had one that was really bad. The others were just decisions that the other person wasn't what they appeared to be, and I walked away. Was sad, of course, that it didn't work out as hoped, but we parted amicably.

dawl adulting
06/06/14 10:13 pm

I've had break ups that weren't ugly.

lovethatreba living in paradise
06/06/14 1:13 pm

On my 40th birthday my husband of 8 years said you are old and I'm out of here. He was 36 at the time and was seeing a 16 year old, a soph in high school. Crushed me at the time but 30 years later I have been married 26 yrs to a way better guy.

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Not2L8
06/06/14 1:38 pm

Was he ever arrested???

anarchy GET OFF MY LAWN
06/06/14 1:05 pm

Ha! Still have the scar from it. Psycho whore.

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gonzoboy Arizona
06/06/14 1:09 pm

Yikes! I'm glad you're still above ground, man! This love stuff sure whacks out some folks! Whewww!...

gallae Michigan
06/06/14 12:55 pm

Kind of ugly. Just met one of his friends who upon finding out who I was told me that he was a mess after I broke his heart and that she told him she's kick my ass for it. Thank goodness that wasn't our first encounter and she had deemed me "cool"!

deathvalley Chicago native
06/06/14 12:46 pm

Yeah, pretty ugly that it included an order of protection.

imawench
06/06/14 12:37 pm

Not ugly, occasionally sad.

bogusbasin
06/06/14 11:57 am

I had a girl try to push me out of a moving car going about 20 mph. Crazy women.

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imawench
06/06/14 12:35 pm

Correction. Crazy woman.

crewsmissle Florida
06/06/14 12:53 pm

Is there a difference? :)

imawench
06/06/14 7:18 pm

Uh, yeah there's a difference. Sad for you that you have to ask that question.

crewsmissle Florida
06/07/14 10:32 am

One day you and the rest of SOH will learn to joke around

imawench
06/07/14 6:35 pm

I joke around all the time crews, that is part of the essence of a Wench. Some "jokes" don't merit a chuckle or a nod, that's all.

Logic
06/06/14 11:57 am

As opposed to an attractive break up?

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bnnt Los Angeles
06/06/14 11:53 am

My first serious GF in college got so bad, I thought she was going to boil a bunny.

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imawench
06/06/14 12:36 pm

Yikes! Well said, yet scary.

RoDe Latinus wordsus
06/06/14 1:21 pm

Is that an idiomatic phrase or what she was actually contemplating doing??

ontargetlisa
06/06/14 2:25 pm

That's a reference to a movie with Glenn Close and Michael Douglas called "Fatal Attraction". Great movie, glad I never lived through that!

RoDe Latinus wordsus
06/06/14 2:30 pm

Haha I was like a) if this is a phrase how have I never heard it and b) if this is real that's even crazier.

imawench
06/07/14 7:59 am

I got the reference ;-). Great movie!

knh85 ...
06/06/14 11:13 am

My high school sweetheart was banging pretty much every other girl that looked his way. When I confronted him he would twist things around so it was my fault. We moved in together. I went on vacation and he called and told me he was moving out, which

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knh85 ...
06/06/14 11:15 am

Meant I was out too. When I came home to pack my stuff he was no where to be found. He sent his mommy to pack for him because he has no balls. Very stupid of me to stay with him as long as I did.

Not2L8
06/06/14 1:42 pm

And you still moved in with him...

knh85 ...
06/06/14 2:32 pm

I was young and stupid.

hekate Eleusis
06/06/14 11:49 am

Bahahahahaha..

cass95 Jesus 2021
06/06/14 9:59 am

Yes indeed. I dated a hot cup-O-crazy for a few years!!
LOTS of fireworks when I decided to walk away.

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ThePhlegm The Lone Star State
06/06/14 9:56 am

Being cheated on is never "pretty".

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Burntwaffle VA Politics and Pie
06/06/14 9:48 am

Which was ugly? Th breakup or the person we were breaking up with?

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Congressman Louisiana
06/06/14 9:39 am

Dated an 18 year old when I was 21. BIG MISTAKE. And it's the reason I think 25 should be the "adult" age.

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/06/14 9:20 am

Uncomfortable, sad, painful, etc, but never ugly. I've had a friend come home to find everything he owned in a pile in the front yard, on fire. One's soon to be ex completely vandalized his new girl's house. Those are ugly breakups.

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EarlyBird Portland
06/06/14 9:20 am

Yes.
Why are men such insensitive jerks?

:-)

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chaseh
06/06/14 10:45 am

:(

gonzoboy Arizona
06/06/14 1:06 pm

If you HAD to choose, would it have been better if he were an insensitive idiot?...
:)

EarlyBird Portland
06/06/14 1:10 pm

Haha.. Touché!

EarlyBird Portland
06/06/14 1:11 pm

Chasen- no worries. I was just playing.

shemmes dc
06/06/14 9:13 am

One guy threw up when I broke up with him

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imawench
06/06/14 12:40 pm

Ewwwww.

Blarney Wrightville
06/06/14 8:51 am

Is there such thing as a glamorous break-up?

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gonzoboy Arizona
06/06/14 8:34 am

"Yes", for the near unendurable pain of heartbreak. Lasted for weeks. Food had no flavor, music no melody. It was the last thought before finally being able to sleep, first upon waking. If this never happens to me again, it would be too soon...

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BrittneyBunny Maryland
06/06/14 8:26 am

I dated a guy for a month and broke up with him when I found out I was actually the "other girl" and my neighbor was his real GF and she was pregnant... He tried to say that my childhood abuse made me psycho and I needed help. LOL.

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BrittneyBunny Maryland
06/06/14 8:26 am

She also knew about me as well and didn't care!!

ontargetlisa
06/06/14 8:12 am

Sold everything I owned and left America briefly for a Swedish man I met one summer. Went through all of the paperwork to become a legal worker and taxpayer, got a 1 year visa, learned the language. He broke up with me 2 days after I arrived.

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ontargetlisa
06/06/14 8:14 am

He didn't know I learned Swedish over the 6 month apart. He talked about the other girls he was sleeping with right in front of me while I was working, thinking I didn't understand. Was so mad, I went to his house after work and

ontargetlisa
06/06/14 8:15 am

Pounded on his front door with my fists until I broke blood vessels all the way to my elbows, swearing at him in Swedish! He said he knew he would probably break up several months before, wanted to see if I would come through. Jerk!

ontargetlisa
06/06/14 8:17 am

Had to stay for the three months I promised my employer I would work in exchange for the plane fare. Hated every minute of it! But, came home in the fall and met the man I married, so it was worth it!

drunk ill be Bach
06/06/14 8:20 am

How desperate can you be??

rich1010 Stem Cell Harvesting
06/06/14 12:13 pm

Sorry to hear that, that's an awful thing to have to go through.

ontargetlisa
06/06/14 2:14 pm

Wasn't desperate, was in love and young and foolish. Fell head over heels the summer before, when we met while working in a resort off the south coast of Sweden. Sold everything because I was planning to move there. Happy it didn't work out!

AppleCougar08
06/06/14 7:45 am

Have to be in a relationship in order to break-up.

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