8 Types of Breakups You May Experience in Life

Sep 26, 2016

The coming and going of people is as natural in life as the tides. There are those we meet who never leave. Other relationships gently dissolve while some erupt and leave us stymied in the ash like those people from Pompeii.

Breakups are some of our lives most climatic moments, but did you know that there are different kinds of breakups? Ranked by the heartache caused, here is a list of breakup types that you will most likely be encountering or have already encountered .

1 The mutual breakup

If you are going to break up with someone, this is the way to do it. A mutual breakup happens when both sides are in agreement and are at peace with the decision to separate. This one also hurts the least, because you both know the relationship would have probably ended in due time.

There might also be a chance for recovery together from this one. For example, if your love for each other is actually more platonic than romantic, you can still be friends. But we all know how that goes.