Which Natural Disaster Describes Your Last Breakup?

RELATIONSHIPS

By: Steven Miller

6 Min Quiz

Image: Shutterstock

About This Quiz

We all that the one friend that can break up with such grace and dignity it makes us feel ashamed of ourselves. Most of us do not get that lucky! Describe your last relationship from beginning to the beginning of the end, and we'll let you know which natural disaster your last breakup was most like. 

Whether your relationship dried and and withered like a drought, or a monsoon came in an flooded your love away, we'll share in your pain, your mortification, and your resolve to get back on your feet and back out there. Humans are survivors and we never let a good natural disaster keep us down. We rise up, we rebuild, and we move on! We are passionate about surviving the natural disaster of our last breakups.

Telling us what you went through will help us assign your last breakup an official disaster status! We can't call in the assistance of the National Guard to help you clean up the mess, but we might give you a new way to refer to it when you're out drinking with your friends. Can you tell them you've survived an earthquake, made it through a hurricane, or outrun a mudslide? Let's find out! 

How long were you unhappy in your relationship?

Advertisement

Was the end of your relationship dramatic or more of a slow fade to black?

Advertisement

How many tears were cried in the relationship?

Advertisement

Was it a mutual decision or did one of you want to keep the relationship going?

Advertisement

Did you think this might be "the one"?

Advertisement

Was there so much emotion at the end that things got a little scary?

Advertisement

Did anyone's stuff end up outside in boxes or spread out on the ground?

Advertisement

Are you still picking up the pieces of this relationship or have things basically returned to normal?

Advertisement

Which is the closest to the main reason why your relationship ended?

Advertisement

Was there a lot of yelling and arguing in the relationship?

Advertisement

Do you still talk to each other?

Advertisement

How long were the two of you together?

Advertisement

Do you think the two of you could be friends again someday?

Advertisement

In what season of the year did your breakup take place?

Advertisement

Did those close to you express concerns about the relationship?

Advertisement

Did the relationship end because it lacked something or was too filled with something?

Advertisement

Looking back, do you think you should have gotten out of there sooner?

Advertisement

Which setting best fits the relationship?

Advertisement

If your relationship was a natural disaster, how much coverage would it get on the news?

Advertisement

How many other people did your breakup have a disastrous effect on?

Advertisement

If your arguments were storms, what kind of wind speeds are we talking about?

Advertisement

Were the two of you in couples counseling?

Advertisement

Do you feel like you survived the relationship, or is that too dramatic?

Advertisement

How do you feel about relationships in general after this one?

Advertisement

Was the ending of this relationship similar to others you've had, or was it an unusual event?

Advertisement

How often do you find yourself telling stories about the ordeal that was this relationship?

Advertisement

If you could go back in time, would you still pursue this relationship?

Advertisement

If the end of your relationship were a flood, how rare was the size of it?

Advertisement

Which best describes where you live?

Advertisement

Which outfit would have metaphorically protected you the best from this relationship disaster?

Advertisement

Explore More Quizzes

About HowStuffWorks Play

How much do you know about dinosaurs? What is an octane rating? And how do you use a proper noun? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks Play is here to help. Our award-winning website offers reliable, easy-to-understand explanations about how the world works. From fun quizzes that bring joy to your day, to compelling photography and fascinating lists, HowStuffWorks Play offers something for everyone. Sometimes we explain how stuff works, other times, we ask you, but we’re always exploring in the name of fun! Because learning is fun, so stick with us!