Thanksgiving: The beginning of breakup season

Take note, couples: Your turkey might be tough to swallow this Thanksgiving.

After tracking more than 10,000 Facebook relationships, British journalist and designer David McCandless graphed users’ breakups against the calendar year. The result? Breakups peak in the spring and late fall during college students’ mid-year vacations. Thanksgiving is the first time many students go home, which may explain the high frequency of breakups that continues until Christmas.

In other words, you might want to add an extra :) or <3 to those texts this weekend.

Image: Information is Beautiful

4 Comments on “Thanksgiving: The beginning of breakup season

  1. Dumping someone right before finals is the height of classiness..

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