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When relationships don't work out, things can get ugly. Most people try to end relationships amicably, but what are some of the worst ways to break up with someone? This is a list of the most terrible ways to break up with your significant other. If you're planning a breakup, do your soon to be ex a favor and don't do it one of these ways.

Remember that just because you're ending a relationship doesn't mean that you won't have to see this person again. Chances are you have mutual friends and your future ex probably knows your family members. If you choose to end the relationship, remember that words can cut deep and what you say will be remembered for a long time. In fact, it can ruin your chances of having another successful relationship, and it can also hurt your ex so much that they'll find it hard to move on.
 
Honesty is often the best policy when you're breaking up with someone, but also remember to choose your words and timing wisely. If you want an end to a relationship, use this list of worst ways to dump someone to learn what not to do. There's no easy way to end a relationship, but these ways are truly the worst.

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When She's Pregnant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
When She's Pregnant

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At Your Wedding is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
At Your Wedding

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After Sex is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
After Sex

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By Finding Out You're Dati... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
By Finding Out You're Dating Someone Else

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In Front of a Group is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
In Front of a Group

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Falling for Their Sibling is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Falling for Their Sibling

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Via Text Message is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Via Text Message

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As You Get Caught Cheating is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
As You Get Caught Cheating

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By Letting Everyone Else Know ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
By Letting Everyone Else Know First

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By Hurting Them On Purpose is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
By Hurting Them On Purpose

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Posting a Picture With New Sig... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Posting a Picture With New Significant Other

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On Their Birthday is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
On Their Birthday

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At Their Birthday Party is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
At Their Birthday Party

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After a Major Life Event is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
After a Major Life Event

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Asking for Breakup Sex is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Asking for Breakup Sex

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Giving Them False Hope is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Giving Them False Hope

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By Changing Your Facebook Rela... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
By Changing Your Facebook Relationship Status

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Let Them Find Out from a Frien... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Let Them Find Out from a Friend

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During a Vacation is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
During a Vacation

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By Destroying Their Stuff is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
By Destroying Their Stuff

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Avoidance is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Avoidance

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By Lying is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
By Lying

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By Leaving a Note is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
By Leaving a Note

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By Blocking Them on Facebook is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
By Blocking Them on Facebook

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Via Email is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Via Email

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Finally stop playing their I t... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Finally stop playing their I think we should break up game once a week and agree for real.

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During the Holidays is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
During the Holidays

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By Telling Their Parents is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
By Telling Their Parents

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Dragging It On is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Dragging It On

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While You're Sick in Hospital is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
While You're Sick in Hospital

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When You're Drunk is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
When You're Drunk

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Making Sure Everyone Knows is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Making Sure Everyone Knows

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"It's Not You, It'... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
"It's Not You, It's Me"

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Via Voicemail is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Via Voicemail

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Happy Valentine's Day 2015 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Happy Valentine's Day 2015

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Being Brutally Honest is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
Being Brutally Honest

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During a Date is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
During a Date

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At Your Special Place is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
At Your Special Place

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While Stuck in Traffic is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst Ways to Break Up with Someone
While Stuck in Traffic