BOSTON.COM - Feb 7 - Melissa McGlone turned to The Ex-App after a three-year relationship ended recently with an unceremonious text. The free app took off last March with ~3K downloads in the first nine months. Unlike other blocking tools, The Ex-App also tracks the number of consecutive days spent NOT trying to ferret out a former love. Dear Old Love Tumblr blog describes itself as an anonymous safe haven for "short notes to people we've loved (or at least liked). Requited or unrequited." A selection of notes from the site was later turned into a book. There's also CheaterVille.com, a site full of alleged cheaters complete with mugshot-like photos and sometimes lengthy explanations of love deceptions, and NeverLikedItAnyway.com, where dumpees sell off their engagement rings, wedding gowns and other gifts from exes. The latest entrant is WotWentWrong, brand new for dumpees in search of feedback from their formers after a first date failed to produce a follow-up call or budding love died on the vine without explanation.
by Leanne Italie
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