05/12/2013 02:32 am ET

Breakup Advice: The Greatest Breakup Advice My Mom Ever Gave Me


Let's face it: Moms, more often than not, know best. Who warned you about dating that jerky underclassmen in highschool -- you know, the one who dumped you the night before prom? Mom. And who was the one who tried to talk you out of getting that awkward oversized butterfly tattoo you were dead-set on in college -- the one you hate now? Yeah, you can call that one for mom, too.

But as far as we're concerned, it's after a tough breakup when moms really shine in the advice department. Need proof? Click through the slideshow below for some of the greatest breakup advice HuffPost Divorce readers have ever received from their moms, then head to the comments and share the words of wisdom your mom gave you after a breakup.

My Mom's Best Breakup Advice

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