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WHEN IN DOUBT, USE A MEME
Ariel Winter confirmed she and boyfriend Laurent Claude Gaudette ended their relationship with the help of a Keeping Up with the Kardashians gif. "When you're surprised that people just haven't gotten it yet," the Modern Family actress wrote alongside a Kim Kardashian quote that reads "I'm dropping hints that I'm single." You made your point loud and clear, Ariel.
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MAKE A HEARTFELT ANNOUNCEMENT ON INSTAGRAM
You owe it to your Instagram followers, after all: not only have they been there through every couple selfie and Instagram milestone, but they'll serve as the best (virtual) shoulder to cry on. Just ask Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama, who shared news of their split with their loyal fans on their social accounts. "This was an incredibly difficult decision for both of us, but we have realized more than anything that we are better as best friends," the statement read.
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ANNOUNCE THAT YOU'RE READY TO MINGLE
After being grilled about Taylor Swift's females-only squad members by The Late Late Show's James Corden, Selena Gomez revealed she wouldn't be opposed to some male energy in her inner circle on Carpool Karaoke. "Find me a boyfriend and then we'll talk about it," the "Hands to Myself" singer told the TV host before he asked if she was looking. "Sure, why not?" Gomez said. "Well, I don't know. I like to have fun."
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OR, YOU KNOW, JUST KEEP EVERYONE GUESSING ABOUT WHO YOU'RE EXACTLY SEEING
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KEEP IT SHORT & TO THE POINT
Nick Young (left) and Iggy Azalea
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PUMP UP THE SEX APPEAL
Remind your ex what he/she is missing à la Kylie Jenner, who's a pro at taking scantily clad selfies – and has been upping her bikini pic game since splitting from rapper Tyga.
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DELETE ANY & ALL EVIDENCE OF A PAST S.O.
Zayn Malik, Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris have all done it (and there's a really good chance you have too): wiping off all evidence of an ex on social media. After Malik and fianée Perrie Edwards ended their engagement, the pair deleted couple pics and anything else that linked them to one other on social media. The same occurred recently in the case of Swift and Harris, who both deleted a post that confirmed their split.
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WORK ON THAT REVENGE BODY
The best way to get back at your ex? By taking out all of your frustrations at the gym, which is exactly what Calvin Harris did after it was revealed ex Swift had moved on with Tom Hiddleston.