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This Is Why You Should Not Delete Your Ex From Facebook

When I broke up with my partner, I immediately thought of unfriending her on Facebook, blocking her on Twitter, and removing her from my Instagram feed. I felt that creating this distance would allow me to move on easier. But is that always the right thing to do after a breakup? This woman disagrees. Read on!

This Is Why You Should Not Delete Your Ex From Facebook

This Is Why You Should Not Delete Your Ex From Facebook

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A woman broke up with her boyfriend.

A woman broke up with her boyfriend.

As expected, it was a painful event that left her in tears for weeks on end.

She knew that she would still see his face on Facebook.

She knew that she would still see his face on Facebook.

The only difference now is that they are no longer together. But even if that's the case, she couldn't find the courage to delete or unfollow him on Facebook.

She did not unfollow him because it was not a good decision.

She did not unfollow him because it was not a good decision.

But why shouldn't she do that? If I were in her situation, I would have ended every possible communication line between the two of us.

It was okay for her to see her ex-boyfriend enjoying life without her.

It was okay for her to see her ex-boyfriend enjoying life without her.

He would probably even have a new girlfriend, who will only make her sad again.

Her reasoning for not unfollowing him involves the mind.

Her reasoning for not unfollowing him involves the mind.

Think about it. If you unfollowed or deleted your former lover from Facebook, would that really stop you from thinking about him or her?

She knew that keeping him on Facebook would stop her from overthinking.

She knew that keeping him on Facebook would stop her from overthinking.

Since she knew what was going on with him, she would not imagine what was happening and end up with a wrong mindset.

In addition, she didn't want him to know that she was deeply affected.

In addition, she didn't want him to know that she was deeply affected.

Even if she was actually hurt by what happened, she didn't choose to remove him because it could make him think that he meant that much to her.

Surprisingly, she moved on while staying connected with her ex.

Surprisingly, she moved on while staying connected with her ex.

She didn't listen to her friends' advice, and it worked out for her.

Staying connected with your ex will allow you to be friends with him.

Staying connected with your ex will allow you to be friends with him.

Once you've completely moved on, don't you want to be friends with that person? The two of you might not meant to be lovers, but what about being friends instead?

If you deleted your ex from social media, you would find it difficult to get acquainted again.

If you deleted your ex from social media, you would find it difficult to get acquainted again.

You're not doing this in order to get back with him/her. You're doing this because you know that the two of you can still have a decent social relationship.

Another lady argued that cutting off connections is still the best way to go.

Another lady argued that cutting off connections is still the best way to go.

Even if you will initially think about your ex, preventing any chance of seeing that person online or offline will make it easier for you to move on.

In the end, the best option would be to unfollow your ex.

In the end, the best option would be to unfollow your ex.

If you delete your ex on Facebook, you will look childish. But if you simply unfollow your ex, you will have the option to follow him or her once you feel okay again.

Still, everyone has his or her own way of dealing with love and pain. What have you done in your past relationship?

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