Picture it. Youâ€™re in the grocery store, picking up a few things for dinner. As you begin to make your way to the poultry aisle, youâ€™re immediately stopped dead in your tracks as if youâ€™ve seen a ghost. You look closer and behold itâ€™s your ex. Not just any ex, but THE EXâ€”the one who broke your heart into a million little pieces.
Immediately, your mind rapidly races while your heart begins to pound like itâ€™s about to jump out of your chest. And as you begin to zone in and out replaying the tumultuous break-up in your mind, youâ€™re saying to yourself, â€œUgh, what should I do? Did s/he see me? Damn, yea s/he saw me, s/he’s walking over now. Should I just run? What do I say?â€ And suddenly, snapping you out of the panic attack is her/his voice, â€œHey whatâ€™s up? Itâ€™s been a long time.â€ And you say â€¦
Many times after a bad break-up, we seem to think we would know what to say should we happen to run into our exes. Of course, a slew of obscenities are always at the top of that list. But rather than let emotions get the best of you (donâ€™t forget the months of therapy youâ€™ve gone through), here are a few choice words you can use should you run into see your ex after a bad breakup.