Birthdays are a milestone in our lives. But what should you do when it’s your ex’s birthday?
I know how painful it is to have your heart broken by someone you love. Especially when it’s a date where you have countless memories together.
Assuming you already decided whether wishing him a happy birthday is a good idea or not, here are some examples on birthday wishes for your ex!
20 short happy birthday messages for your ex-boyfriend.
If you don’t want to go into details and express too much of your feelings to your ex, you can wish him a happy birthday with a simple birthday wish:
- Happy birthday, I wish you all the best.
- Dear ex-boyfriend, I wish you a happy birthday, and I hope you have a long life and great health.
- We didn’t end well, but I still wish you the best. Happy birthday, ex-boyfriend.
- For the sake of good memories together on this date, I wish you a happy birthday.
- May your birthday be filled with lots of love, and I hope you create new and memorable moments on this day.
- Leaving our differences aside, I am wishing you a beautiful birthday today and all the best in life.
- Whatever happened between us isn’t enough for me to not wish you a happy birthday. I hope you have a great year to come.
- Between the great memories and the painful end, I still wish you a happy birthday.
- I want you to know that you are an amazing person with a beautiful mind. Happy birthday!
- I know it didn’t work out, but I still hope you have a happy birthday and great years to come.
- May life grant you all your wishes this birthday. You will always have someone who loves you from afar.
- Happy birthday, ex-boyfriend! On your birthday I’m grateful for the time we spent together and that I’ve known you as a person.
- Happy birthday dear ex. I wish you all the best!
- Dear ex, even though we no longer are in love, I still have so much respect for you. Happy birthday.
- On this great day, I wish you a happy birthday, and I hope you create amazing memories.
- Our relationship may have ended, but I still hold you close to my heart. I wish you beautiful memories and a happy birthday!
- I wish you the best and more. Happy birthday!
- I know we are no longer together, but I still want to wish you the greatest birthday because I know how much this day means to you.
- I kind of still hold grudges against you, but the beautiful memories of your birthday still stay in my heart. I wish you a wonderful birthday!
- I hope you get everything you wish for. Happy birthday.
20 funny and sarcastic birthday wishes for your ex-boyfriend that will make him laugh!
Based on how your break up was, sometimes it is good to use humor for a birthday wish.
Not only will it make you both laugh, but it will get rid of the breakup tension! Here:
May your special day be filled with greatness and lots of cake, just like the emptiness you left in my life 😛. Jokes aside, I wish you a wonderful birthday!
- Happy birthday, best ex ever!
- May your birthday not be as dramatic as our breakup haha. I wish you a beautiful day and all your wishes come true. Happy birthday.
- Happy birthday, this is a reminder for you that you are getting old. I hope your hair doesn’t start to fall.
- I wanted to let you know that I will always be here… on the other side of our non-existing relationship. Happy birthday, from your best ex.
- Happy birthday, I wanted to gift you a free session of therapy but I didn’t want to traumatize the therapist 😛
- To another year of pretending we don’t have a history together. Happy birthday!
- Happy birthday, and congratulations on surviving another year without me, I didn’t believe you would make it.
- At this rate, you’re going to break the record of the world’s oldest man alive. Happy birthday, old man.
- Happy birthday, and may you live longer than our relationship ever did.
- I know why you didn’t invite me to your birthday party. You were scared I might steal your cake. Happy birthday anyway.
- Happy birthday, and I hope you have luck in your dating life because ours was definitely cursed.
- Happy birthday, and I wish you all the best, I hope you grow a few inches taller. From the greatest love and ex.
- I don’t want to be salty cause salt doesn’t go with cake. So happy birthday, may your day be amazing.
- You’re getting old, you better start settling with someone buddy. Happy birthday!
- To the person who made me understand how important my sanity was. Happy birthday, and cheers to surviving this hell-relationship.
- I would say happy birthday, but I don’t know how I feel about the happy part. So just, have a birthday, I guess 😛
- I’d wish you a happy birthday, but I don’t want to waste my wish on someone who refused to spend a weekend with me. Just kidding. Happy birthday, old king.
- I wish you a happy birthday, and I hope you find someone who can handle your crazy. I couldn’t.
- I’m sending you birthday wishes wrapped in memories of our time spent together. They’re better left in the past, just like our relationship!
20 emotional birthday messages to ex-boyfriend for him to always remember!
Birthdays are a time to connect and give affection and appreciation, even to your ex-boyfriend.
He was the person you once shared the good and the bad, and wanted to create a life together.
So, it’s good to pour your emotions and wish him a happy birthday he will always remember:
- Happy birthday, to someone who will always have a part in my life’s story. I wish you all the best.
- I told myself, as long as I remember this date, I will wish you the best. So happy birthday.
- The pain of you leaving is slowly fading away, but this date’s memories flooded me today. I wish you a happy birthday, and I hope you are doing better than me.
- Happy birthday. All those dreams and plans you had, I wish they come true for you.
- I ask myself what I am doing here, but my heart didn’t stop hurting until I wish you a happy birthday. I wish you all the best and success in life.
- Today was the day of so many unwanted memories I blocked in my head. I know you feel empty as well. I’m sorry and have a great birthday.
- Despite the fact that we are not together anymore, I wanted to wish you a very happy birthday and wish you a wonderful day!
- It’s funny how a year ago today, we were planning an amazing trip for today, and now we are in different parts of the world. I’m sorry it ended like this. Happy birthday, dear.
- Whatever we had now stays just as memories in both of our heads. I wish you a great birthday and a happier love life in the future.
- The ending wasn’t a mutual decision, but I still respect your decision. I wish you a happy birthday, and may you make better decisions this year.
- We have lived some of the best times of our life together. For the sake of the memories, and the good times, I look past my pain and my grudges, and I wish you a great birthday.
- It’s hard to not wish you a happy birthday after so many years of celebrating together. I wish you the best.
- I wish you a happy birthday, I hope you find happiness in life.
- It’s been ages since we have seen each other, but I know how much birthdays mean to you. So happy birthday, I wish all your dreams come true.
- My ex-love, I wish you an incredible and unforgettable happy birthday!
- I’m sorry for all the ways I’ve hurt you. Happy birthday, you were the greatest thing in my life.
- I know our story ended because we no longer loved each other, but I still have so much respect and admiration for you. So happy birthday, and I wish you the best things in life.
- Though I despise giving birthday wishes to people who don’t want to see my face, I gathered my feelings to send you a happy birthday. Have a wonderful life.
- May you enjoy your birthday with the newfound love. She looks great, so don’t break her heart like you did mine. I hope she stays, that’s my wish for your birthday.
- I don’t regret loving you, I only regret not making you stay longer. Happy birthday, my ex-lover.
10 birthday wishes to ex-boyfriend that will give you both closure.
It’s a good thing if you move on from a relationship that has already ended. Find peace within yourself, and if you need closure, use these birthday texts:
- I never thought my tears would dry after we ended. But I found the courage to face you one last time and tell you that all is forgiven. I wish you a happy birthday and a good life. Goodbye.
- For the longest time, I wanted to go back in time and fix whatever was broken. But I finally made peace with how we ended, so I wish you a really happy birthday.
- Happy birthday, and may this day bring you joy and happiness like you once did to me. I finally found new ways to bring happiness in my life, I hope you do too.
- I have finally moved on, but I’ll never forget the day of your birthday and all the memories that come with it. Happy birthday and I hope you find peace.
- With everything said and done, I found a way to forgive all those things and forget all those words. I hope you were able to do the same. Happy birthday, dear ex.
- At the end of the day, peace is the only thing we seek, and I finally understood that I couldn’t be yours, and you weren’t mine. I hope you find it soon, happy birthday.
- Every ending is painful, but ours left a scar on my heart. I’m finally learning how to heal, I wish you heal as well. Happy birthday.
- May our break up be the last bad thing that happens to us. I hope from now on we find only good things in life. Happy birthday, my dear.
- The nostalgia brought me here. I wanted to wish you a happy birthday, and I want to apologize for my part and forgive you for yours. I hope you find peace within yourself.
- When we started dating, our minds were clouded, and when we ended, they broke. But I am learning to piece it together, and moving on, I hope you find a way to do that too. Happy birthday, my dear ex.
10 Birthday wishes paragraphs for your ex-boyfriend
If you think a message doesn’t do you justice to the words you want to say for his birthday, then feel free to write a short paragraph.
Don’t overwhelm him. Write just enough to wish him a happy birthday. Here:
- Hello dear. I don’t know how you feel hearing from me, but I couldn’t fight the urge to reach out. I just wanted to honor our memories together, especially the ones on your birthday, not the bitter-ending ones. I understand you no longer care to reach out, but I still respect you a lot and hold you in high regard. I don’t want to bring any old wounds back, I just want to wish you a happy birthday, and I hope all your wishes come true.
- Happy birthday. I gathered my strength to write you this because I want to let go. I just want to wish you a happy birthday, you still hold a dear place in my heart, and I will always pray for you. Have a great day and life.
- I don’t know how to face you, I know I hurt you a lot. The way I left was immature. I just want to let you know that I was really hurting, and I didn’t want you to be involved. I didn’t realize how much I hurt you by leaving like that. I am so sorry and I regret it. I just hope you can forgive me. Happy birthday, I wish you find happiness and forgiveness in your heart.
- You were my best friend, and my best friend deserves to be wished a happy birthday. I hope you find whatever was missing inside you. You also were the love of my life, but I wasn’t yours, and that’s okay. After so many years of being the first to wish you a happy birthday, I couldn’t help but text you again. I am sorry we didn’t work out. Happy birthday.
- You were the best thing that has ever happened to me. Even though you hurt me, I still feel blessed to have been part of your life. If you think I will forget your birthday, I wouldn’t miss it for the world. I hope you are doing fine, and I hope you have healed. Happy birthday, darling.
- Happy birthday, I hope this year you learn how to love. For the longest time, I held so much hate for you, but recently I realized that you were hurt as well. I guess the saying “hurt people hurt people” is real. I hope you learn how to harness your pain and banish it from your life because you too deserve some peace. Have a beautiful life, and I hope you learn to love yourself, happy birthday.
- My dear friend, once lover, I wish you a happy birthday. People look at us weirdly over the fact that we maintained a beautiful friendship after our break-up. But I am glad you stand by my side despite breaking each other’s hearts. It’s better to heal together than drown in hatred apart. I wish you the greatest birthday, and it is going to be an amazing party.
- Sorry for turning down your offer to stay friends after our break up. But I don’t believe you can be friends with someone you are in love with. Today I wanted to wish you a very happy birthday. You will forever have a special place in my heart, i hope you succeed in life, and find love and happiness. Take care, baby.
- I wanted to wish you a happy birthday today. I hope you find happiness, peace, success, and every other good thing you pray for every night. You are worth every good thing. I hope you find love, a love greater than ours, and I hope it works out. Take care, and have the greatest birthday.
- Happy birthday to you. I just wanted to take the time and wish you a happy birthday. I don’t have a gift for you or anything, but I would like to say that it is very important to me that you are happy on this day. May all your hopes and dreams come true.
Hoping you’ve found this article helpful, I’m wishing you good luck!