11 Empowering Instagram Captions for Your Post-Breakup Pics

Dealing with a breakup is never easy, but the best part is when all your tears have dried and you no longer miss your former S.O.

Ready to show the world—and more specifically, your ex—you've finally moved on with your life? The best way to do so is posting a fire pic to Insta.

We can't snap your photos for you, but we can help you out in the captions department. Check out our roundup of the best post-breakup captions below!

For a shot of you at a party looking like the 10 you are:

"Here's to my ex. Hey, look at me now."

-"Shout Out to My Ex" by Little Mix


For a selfie of you grinning from ear to ear:

"I've got one less problem without you."

-"Problem" by Ariana Grande


For a photo of you living it up with your besties:

"Feeling inspired 'cause the tables have turned. Yeah, I'm on fire and I know that it burns."

-"Sorry Not Sorry" by Demi Lovato


For a pic of your post-breakup travels:

"If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello."

-Paulo Coehlo

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For a dramatic snap of you walking out the door:

"My ex asked me, 'Where you moving?' I said, 'Onto better things.' "

-"10 Bands" by Drake


For a shot of you wishing your ex the best:

"Have a nice life. I'm done trying to be in it."



For a pic of you sipping your worries away:

"You were my cup of tea, but I drink coffee now."



For a scenic shot of you strutting your stuff:

"Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck."

-Dalai Lama


For a photo of you coping with your breakup by eating:

"Food before dudes."


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For a snap of you and your ex together with them blurred out:

"Now you're just somebody that I used to know."

-"Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye


For a sultry selfie of you looking like you don't have a care in the world:

"Your loss, babe."



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