Breaking up is hard to do. Seriously – the end of romantic relationships have inspired countless songs, books, and cinematic masterpieces. While eventually everyone gets over it (sometimes with gravitas, like one bloke in the U.K.), the road to serenity now can be difficult.
From embarrassing confessions of long-harbored feelings to sad ploys to rekindle the romance, many have used their phones to reach out to a former significant other. Unfortunately, texts to an ex rarely end well. Learn from the mistakes of these poor schmucks and put your mobile device away immediately. Here are some examples of what not to message your long lost lover.