15 People Share The Reasons They Broke Up With Their Partners!

Aayushi Bhargava , 23 Jun 2016
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Breakups are hard and we all know that. Whether it’s a mutual breakup or a bad one, it stays with you forever. How We Broke Up shares stories of couples and why they broke up.

Check out some stories told to them!

The high school love…

The two-timer…

When rumours came in the middle…

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We dated for almost 6 months we liked each other when we first saw each other at my friends birthday party. After that day we talked everyday since and I would do anything for her to make her happy if she was happy I was she was the first girl I ever told I loved and I was the first person she told that to also. We were doing great but of course sadly all great things come to an end people started getting involved spreading rumors about stuff that wasn't true making things very bad for both of us but we stuck it out because we loved each other. But one day while I was at school I noticed she wasn't being her normal self so I asked her what was wrong and I asked if there was anything I could do. Then after no response I just came out and asked be honest if you don't want to be with me anymore just tell me. And she said I meant all the things I said with I love you but I am just not stable enough, I said so it's over she said yes. She said to still be friends I was fine with that but it'

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Sometimes second chances aren’t worth it!

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We dated for 5 months and he was truly, my first love. I was a freshman in high school and he was a senior. At first, it was puppy love because I just loved who he was. Right before our 3 month anniversary, he told me he loved me and I told him I loved him. He made me feel like a princess. He never pressured me to have sex with him and I was still a virgin when we broke up.Our mom's were best friends and it caused a lot of drama between us. He ended up breaking up with me 2 weeks before my birthday and I was heart broken. I wasn't myself for weeks. He told me that we broke up because of our age difference but I wasn't believing it. 3 weeks after we broke up, I saw him at the mall on a date and it broke me to pieces. It took me 8 months to move on, when he told me he wanted a second chance. I gave it to him, when I shouldn't have. We dated for a week and he ignored me most of the time so I couldn't do it anymore. I broke up with him. He's still my first love and will always be.

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When you don’t even know the person you’re dating…

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I met him through a mutual friend. It was love at first sight. Well at least I thought so. We dated for a year and three months. We had our ups and downs, fought a lot, broke up once and got back together. We had a lot of fun and have very similar interests so we never were bored with each other. I loved spending time with him and thought he was the one. We planned on eloping and had almost everything planned out. We both had permission from our dad's to get married. The only problem was my family wasn't a fan of him I later found out. Or so I thought that was the only problem. So I decided to end things so it wouldn't put a strain on the relationship anymore. Due to my family disliking him it was causing so may unnecessary fights that it was making us both crazy. At first it was we were on a break, and then it became an actual breakup. We were in love, but I was wrong. I loved him with everything I had and more, did everything I could for him and sacrificed a lot, but he didn't feel the same way. I found out after the hard breakup that he cheated on me the whole time and lied numerous times. It was heartbreaking due to the fact we went through things normal couples don't go through within a year. So after everything I did, I was the one that got burned. But the sad thing is, I don't hate him. Because the person I was dating wasn't real. Everything he did for me was a lie and to make sure he got something out of it. The person I fell deep in love with wasn't even the real him. How can you hate someone who didn't even exist?

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Sometimes, that’s all you can do…

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this is a couple at my school. I am good friends with both of them. he was kind of a douche when they met. but she fell for him and entirely changed him. they started dating on December 13, 2014. they dated for a year and a half almost. I have never seen two people more in love. for the first year, they gave each other everything. they were each other's everything. they could walk into a room and instantly brighten it up. but in 2016 they began to fight a lot. other people and stupid small things kept coming between them. eventually she gave up. he never did. I have never seen either of them so upset. he was torn and so was she. it was like they lost a piece of who they were. after spending so much time together and making so many memories together, they don't know how to be without each other. he truly cherishes her still and I wish they could both see how perfect they are for each other and hopefully make this work again some day.

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From lovers to complete strangers…

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Kaitlin & Stephen. 3.8.15 The first time we met i fell in love instantly. He became my everything. We hung out almost everyday for a month and we got very serious.. Until one day I found out that he had sex with someone else. Of course I broke it off right there but a couple weeks later he called me and I gave in. I gave him a second chance because I was in love with him. He proved that he didn't deserve it, I found out he was flirting with other people. We broke up again. Then a month later he tried to talk to me again I told him to stay out of my life, blocked him on every social media I have but he found ways to talk to me. Finally i agreed to see him one day and that was the last day I saw him. It was only a month ago, it was probably the best and the worst day of my life. He made me fall in love all over again but he crushed my heart. I haven't talked to him since and everytime his name comes up, it tears me apart. We were on and off for a year. But now we are complete strangers.

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When the inevitable comes your way…

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Well it all started freshman year. It was casual. We didn't think it was going to go very far. Hell we didn't have anything in common except for the fact that we really liked each other. We would do fun things together and I learned a lot during our time. But 2 years later our friend killed himself. My boyfriend was closer to him than I was and he didn't know how to handle grief. We had been growing apart anyways but this made it worse. He didn't really try anymore. He became distant and rude. I broke up with him the first time and we were both heart broken. When I broke up with him the second time we both saw it coming. He got a girlfriend a couple days later I think.. I hope he is happy.

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Cutting all contact…

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We met a little over a year ago at work. The first day I saw him I thought he was really cute. We started talking and flirting went on between us here and there. A month passed by and we started dating. He met my family 2 weeks in our relationship. My family loved him and treated him like he was part of the family. I met his family a month into our relationship. They all thought I was the sweetest. We fell so in love with eachother so fast. We would spend every day together almost all day. We would never leave eachother side and when we did our hearts ached. We honestly acted like a married couple. We were "relationship goals". Because we cared so much for eachother. He would spend the night at my house every night for 2 months. 6 months went by and we got into a huge fight over something so small and stupid at the time. We broke up and then got back together 2 weeks later. But then the fighting happened again a month later. We broke up and he cut all contact with me. Changed his phone

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Dropped it like a bomb…

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Luis and I met back in high school (2008). We were dating other people back then but him and I just clicked and became best of friends. I would tell him about my relationship problem and he would too. In 2010, we went through our first heartbreak and we were comforting each other. We were getting close that I knew I liked him. We were always there for each other since the day we met. So March 25, 2010, he asked me to be his gf. We went to prom together, we went to college together, we helped each other out with getting jobs and what not. Basically, he was my life, my soul, and I did not know how I would live my life without him. Almost 6 years later (March 14, 2016), he called me and said, "I think it's best if we go separate ways. I don't feel like I'm in love with you anymore. It's more of a deep friendship than a relationship and I have been feeling numb for about a year now," Shocked? Totally. I never thought this day would happen. He left me because he was falling out of love. It is difficult to accept it after 8 years of friendship and 6 years of relationship. It's only been a week or so and I am still in love with him. He doesn't know it but I do. How can someone give you such joy and make promises then all of sudden change his mind? I gave him my all and my strength and I guess I was never enough.

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Heart wants what it wants…

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I met him four years ago and we were instantly best friends. Of course, silly me fell in love with him and watched him be with others for a while until I finally got the courage to tell him. Right when I was about to, we were at the beach with him and his girlfriend and he said it first. My world did a 360. I know I look like the home wrecker but, the heart wants what it wants and I wanted him. We talked for three months then he asked me out on Halloween. The first couple weeks were nothing but heaven and I had never been more happy. We were the classic "relationship goals" both in pictures and out. It wasn't all a show. We were genuinely happy. Then it all came crashing down, it was too much for him. And he left me. In that I lost my boyfriend but we stayed being best friends for another year until about a month ago. Now we are strangers with a past, one I will never forget. I'll also never forget the pain he put me through. But hey, what else is new?

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He knew it was his fault!

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I remember the first time I talked to her, she was so sweet and caring, and she was just the perfect girl for me, 6 months into our relationship, we started going down hill, I got too flirty with girls because all we would do was argue, just non stop arguing, she gave me chance after chance, and I blew every one of those chances, about a year and a month or two into our relationship, she finally had enough of me and she left me for a new guy. I don't blame her for leaving me, I would've done the same, if there was anything I could do to make it up to her and prove how sorry I am, I would, I still remember the day she left as if it happened yesterday. I still love her as if it was my first day with her.

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After so many lies!

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One night me, him, and his best friend were hanging out when his friend got a call from the girl he hooked up with saying that she was coming over to hang out too. Well I got mad and we got in the biggest fight ever. I told him I would go home if he promised me that he would go inside and go to bed. He lied right to my face and broke his promise. I caught him that night hanging out with the girl. The next day he wouldn't even tell me when he got home. He had his best friend and my best friend lie to me. So I pretended like I left and went back upstairs and gave him back the ring he got me for Christmas. I broke up with him that night because he lied to me twice about the girl he was with.

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This was unexpected!

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I fell madly in love with this boy last year. I met him through my best friend when we were going to Coachella. When I saw him I was shocked because he was so handsome. After talking to him I released he had a great personality and he was really funny. I instantly fell in love. We started talking and we came forward with our feelings and started dating. He gave me gifts, forehead kisses, cuddles and everything a girl wants in a relationship. He was perfect. Everything went great and we barely had fights. We even celebrated our 1 year anniversary. My sister had recently married this man and they got married in Paris and I was not able to come. When they got home I was gonna congratulate them, so I went to their house, but they did not answer so I walked in. I walked into the bedroom and caught my boyfriend and my sisters husband. They knew each other from middle school and found out they had feelings. My boyfriend had cheated on me with another man! I instantly broke up with him and cried for weeks. We have not talked since and I now hate him!!!!

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The cheating games…

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He was notorious for being a player and a charmer, but I didn't know how to say no when he asked me to be his, and for 2 months I was happy. When my parents sent me to Idaho for the summer, he hit up his ex and when she told me and I confronted him, he dropped me for a week. But he came back, and I still didn't tell him no. He changed, became loyal, and I think he actually fell in love with me. But for the next 7 months, we fought almost everyday, even when I got back, until I finally told him goodbye, and I left him for a psychopath, my biggest regret. A year later, he came back again. We were friends for 2 weeks when he told me he still loved me. I didn't (don't) deserve him, and walked back to the psychopath, who'd cheated on me. Eventually I broke up with him too. He came back again, and we dated for three weeks after that, until I cheated on him with that same psycho. I have never, and will never deserve him. Robby I hope you've figured out how to be happy. I love you. I'm sorry.

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