DIVORCE

The 18 Best Pieces Of Breakup Advice From Mom

05/11/2014 05:45 am ET | Updated May 11, 2014

Is there anyone in the universe who gives better relationship advice than your mom?

You may have brushed aside her commentary on your love life when you were growing up, but thinking back, you have to admit that her advice was usually on-point. Who helped you find a last-minute date when your crush bailed on you the day before the eighth grade dance? Mom! Who said "he did you favor" when your boyfriend from sophomore year dumped you to concentrate on his short-lived, truly awful ska band? Mom again!

That woman was really on to something. With that in mind, and in the spirit of Mother's Day, we asked our readers on Facebook and Twitter to share the best breakup advice they've ever received from their mothers. See what they had to say below, then head to the comments and share your mama's best tips on healing a broken heart.


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