British journalist and author of The Visual Miscellaneum, David McCandless, conducted an online study to track Facebook relationship trends throughout the year.
By analysing status updates over a 12-month period, McCandless found there are two times of year that are significantly more popular for relationship splits.
There's a spike in people splitting up in the few weeks before Christmas. Harsh!
Perhaps the pressure to find the perfect present, or the prospect of spending time with Bae's family, can make or break it after all...
Apparently, people spring clean more than just their homes!