10 Worst Breakup Lines Ever

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Courting Disaster is Jackalope Ranch's weekly column of dating horror stories, observations, how-tos, and more by Katie Johnson. Names of ex-boyfriends, past hookups, and bad blind dates have been changed to protect the guilty.

Oh, the breakup. Whether it goes down like a smooth operator or a jagged little pill, the breakup conversation is never a fun one. On the enjoyment scale, ending a relationship usually falls somewhere between getting a root-canal and running over your neighbor's dog.

See also: The 10 Worst Pick-Up Lines Ever

Whether you're the dumper or the dumpee, there's no denying that it's all downhill from the moment one of you says, "We need to talk."

While I could hardly say that any breakup lines are my favorite, there are definitely 10 that take the cake for being the most terrible. Presenting the breakup line breakdown:

10. "It's not you, it's me."

Holy duh. Fun fact: if you're the one ending it is always you. Always. Even if they're a terrible, unhygienic person who makes sexual advances towards your siblings and thinks maybe Hitler wasn't such a bad guy after all, you're still the one who's not okay with it. (And I don't blame you.)

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Forgot one..." I just don't love you anymore."

Marilyn Ostrow
Marilyn Ostrow

oh well...ANY of those are better than the person who simply disappears without a word of explanation. And no, they didn't turn out to be hit by a car.

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