By Karley Kemble

Running into an ex is almost always awkward, even for celebrities! Celebrity exes Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore attended the same vow renewal ceremony in Brazil last weekend, reports The former celebrity couple ended their relationship in 2011, and their divorce was finalized in 2013. It appears things were cordial between the two, as they left the Rio De Janeiro venue going their separate ways.

Even celebrity exes are bound to cross paths eventually! What are some ways to deal with running into your ex?

Cupid’s Advice:

While your fight or flight instincts may be pushing you to run and hide, we know that’s not always an option. Cupid has some relationship advice to make these awkward run-ins…less awkward:

1. Stay cool: Yes, your mind will probably be spinning a million miles a minute. That’s normal – just stay as calm as you can, and be honest with them. You probably aren’t the only one who feels awkward, either.

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2. Keep it polite: Your default reaction may be to list off all the reasons why your life’s so much better without them. It’s great to show them you’ve moved on, just make sure you aren’t over-killing it. It could leave you looking more flustered and out of it.

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3. Maintain that confidence: Even if you aren’t feeling like a million bucks, fake it ‘til you make it! Don’t let a random run-in ruin your entire day, either. Allow yourself to feel the awkwardness for a little, then move on with your fabulous life.

How have you handled a run-in with an ex? Talk to us about it below!