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This Flowchart Will Help You Decide Whether Or Not To Google Your Ex

04/08/2015 12:58 EDT | Updated 04/08/2015 12:59 EDT
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Whether you're the dumper or the dumpee, sometimes you just want to know what your ex has been up to.

It's natural to be curious, so don't think you're the only one doing it. Studies say nearly 90 per cent of those whose relationship has ended will take a peek at their ex's Facebook page. But if you were too quick to unfollow your former lover, Facebook stalking might not be an option.

So what are your options? Well, this handy flowchart from TruthFinder, a company specializing in online background checks, has a few suggestions. You could try Instagram, but be warned you might see a picture of a new fling... or some serious flirting via comment emojis. And then of course there's always Google. If your ex has changed jobs or tweeted since you broke up, Google will likely know and they'll make it easier for you to follow along.

But before you go down the rabbit hole, askyour self (or better yet, ask this flowchart), 'is this a good idea?' Remember, you can't unlearn something you already know!

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