Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Break-up: Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth Split Less Than 8 Months After WeddingCupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Break-up: Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth Split Less Than 8 Months After Wedding

By Katie Sotack

It “came in like a wrecking ball” for Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth fans. Following a surprise reunion and hasty marriage, the couple’s time together has ended in divorce. According to, the couple is happier focusing on themselves and their careers. The marriage lasted less then eight months before the relationship grew too rocky. The celebrity news was a shock to to fans hoping that the Last Song costars real life love affair would work out.

Miley and Liam announced their celebrity break-up as she enjoyed an Italian vacation with friends. What are some tips for announcing your break-up to family and friends?

Cupid’s Advice:

Aside from the pain of the actual breakup, you’ll find it’s time to deal with telling the masses. If friends and family knew them well this can very difficult news to break. Here are some relationship tips to ease the tense news:

1. Bring everyone together: Instead of doing a world tour to tell your family and friends, make the news a one night show. Invite those close to you over for dinner, ply them with wine, and fess up.

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2. Ease them into it: Divorce and break-ups don’t just happen, but it can feel that way to those who know you. Be honest about the dissolution of your relationship and the negative effects it was having on you near the end.

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3. Focus on you: Your loved ones may have a lot of opinions, but remember that this was your relationship. Do not let their suggestions or criticism persuade you from knowing this breakup was right. Look out for yourself while reassuring their feelings.

How do you break the news for your breakup? Share in the comments below.