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LampPro Tip 1/3
Emotional WeightPlay
Using 'ex' can evoke emotions; be sensitive to the listener's feelings. SlideTalking about your ex might upset someone who's still healing.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Neutral TermPlay
The word 'ex' is often neutral but context can make it positive or negative. SlideMy ex and I are still good friends.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Avoid SpecificityPlay
'Ex' doesn't specify the nature of the past relationship unless paired with another word. SlideHe's my ex versus He's my ex-partner.