Saturday, 31 December 2016 11:51

The number of people Googling how to break someone's heart shot up depressingly today


Has your partner been behaving in a shifty fashion over the last few days?

Have they been distant or snappy? Are they less keen to show affection than they usually are? Do you, in you heart of hearts, feel them slowly slipping away?

Specifically, romantic heartache. Basically, there's a much higher chance than normal that you're about to be dumped.

Google trends has shown a massive surge TODAY in people searching advice on ending their relationship .


Google has spoken.

And as you can see, and as flagged by Twitter user Max Benwell , it's specifically people asking when they can break up with their boyfriends.

So if you are someone's boyfriend, this is not the best indication all is rosy and joyful.

View image on Twitter

Although Google is a search engine, and not an oracle, we decided to ask it if WE should break up with our boyfriend, who may or may not exist.

Here's what it told us to do (kind of).

"The quirks and habits that were NBD before are now driving you freaking crazy," writes Buzzfeed .

"You choose to spend time with your friends, your job, or your Netflix account more often than with your partner."

Hmm, not the most concrete of advice, what with Netflix being amazing and super-addictive. We're also told NBD means 'no big deal'.

(Photo: Getty Images)

Although Buzzfeed's pointers didn't cause any alarm bells to ring, we then took a Cosmopolitan quiz .

It was not good news. Even though we effectively nullified the results by giving doctored answers, we STILL got told:


Note the caps.

eHarmony and WikiHow also had counsel to offer, though no solid 'yes' or 'no' answer - which only shows that while your partner may be toying with the idea of breaking things off, Google is certainly not going to tell them the answer to their question.

Source : http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/number-people-googling-how-break-9521997

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