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How not to break-up: Lessons from boxer Amir Khan

August 07, 2017 11:59 IST

The world watched in disbelief as Pakistan-British boxer Amir Khan used Twitter and Snapchat to accuse his wife Faryal Makhdoom Khan of everything from infidelity to money-grabbing.

A textbook case of what NOT TO do during a break-up.

Amir Khan and Faryal Makhdoom Khan

Photograph: @FaryalxMakhdoom/Twitter 

1
And this is the most obvious: DO NOT split up on social media!
At this stage, we are not quite sure why this even needs to be pointed out to adults.

Amir Khan tweet

2
Avoid name calling in public (or private)...
Especially if kids are involved, like in this case.

Amir Khan tweet

3
Don't drag a third person's name through the mud
Your relationship, your responsibility.

Amir Khan tweet

4
Don't burn your bridges in public
It makes it so much more difficult to patch up.

Amir Khan tweet

5
Don't be like Faryal Makhdoom Khan either!
Try the high road. It is really underrated.

Faryal tweet

Rediff Get Ahead Bureau