All's fair in love and war. Maybe that's why Valentine's Day, traditionally a time for loved-up warm and fuzzy feelings, is also the time of the year couples are more likely to split.
In fact, a review of more than 10,000 Facebook statuses found that Valentine's Day and the following weeks were the peak period for couples to break up. Maybe he missed the cues for the present she wanted, maybe Valentine's Day made her re-appraise their relationship . . .
Whatever the reason, your mate is hurting and needs some support. Here are the best strategies to employ – and the ones you should steer well clear of.
Feb 14, 2013