We loved reading why you need to break up with your ex. Check out the winning entries!
Since February 1, we've been collecting your 10-word responses to the question, "Why do you need to break up with your ex?" for our Break Up With Your Ex contest. Boy! What a response we got!
Your entries made us laugh, sigh, tear up and nod our heads in understanding. Out of nearly 400 entries submitted via YourTango, Twitter and Facebook, we had the hard job of choosing just 10 winners. We chose those that poetically, concisely revealed good reasons let go of a past relationship. This list of winning entries reveals two breakup truths: if a relationship ends, it probably needed to-and if it's truly over, the best thing you can do to get over it is to stop looking backwards and start looking forward.
Today's winners will receive awesome get-over-your-ex, "breakover"-themed prizes from sponsors such as Hyde Yoga, Match.com and Li-Lac Chocolates. Without further ado, the winners are...
1st Place, the winner of a $250 Bliss.com gift card: "Because you can't move forward if you're stuck in reverse" by KayBeeNC, via Twitter
2nd Place, the winner of a $100 Wine.com gift certificate: "I don't need his chains, I need my freedom" by Julieann
3rd Place, the winner of Hyde Yoga pants: "I deserve better than being treated as an afterthought" by Erunuevo, via Twitter
4th Place, the winner of a 3-month subscription to Match.com: "Because letting go allows something better to come along" by Mel
5th Place, the winner of a a 3-month subscription to Match.com: "After 4 years, 4 Valentine's texts, need I say more" by Koalaty
6th Place, the winner of a Li-Lac Chocolates Break Up Box: "Spoiled milk today won't be good tomorrow. Throw it out." by Charles J. Orlando, via Facebook
7th Place, the winner of a Li-Lac Chocolates Break Up Box: "Because he's a chapter in a book I've already read!" by Ashleeey_XO
8th Place, the winner of a Li-Lac Chocolates Break Up Box: "cracked eggs never change and I deserve a full egg." by JuJuFruit
9th Place, the winner of a Li-Lac Chocolates Break Up Box: "Moving on is a gift to yourself." by eRomance, via Facebook
10th Place, the winner of a Li-Lac Chocolates Break Up Box: "Ex-hausting, Ex-pensive, Ex-cruciating, Ex-cessive, Ex-plosive! Ex-citable! needs Expedited Extreme Exit!" by HeartLuce
Congratulations to all our wonderful winners and thank you to all who participated!
Do you need to break up with your ex? Take as many words as you need and get rid of your ex for good. Unfriend, unfollow, and delete him or her today, on National Break Up With Your Ex Day.
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