Today, February 12th is the top day of the year to get dumped.
It’s been dubbed ‘Red Tuesday’, as new research has shown that it’s the peak day for dumping. More couples will split up in the week of Valentine’s Day than any other week of the year, and the peak time for dumping is 48 hours before the big day.
In a new survey, 37% of people said they broke up with a lover in the week before Valentine’s Day. The survey also showed peoples preferred ways of breaking up with someone; 31% said via text, 28% said via phone call, 27% said in person, and 14% said various apps.
Survey results were from 2,000 people and were done by IllicitEncounters.com.
IllicitEncounters.com spokesman Christian Grant said:
“The period between Christmas and February is a popular time for people to spring clean their love lives as well as their homes.
This period of reflection reaches its peak in the week before Valentine’s when there are more break-ups than at any other time of the year.
For lots of people, it is easier to call time on a relationship rather than pretend everything is fine and tell lots of white lies.”
So will your relationship make it past today, or are you gonna ‘spring clean’ your love life?