Karen’s Worst Ex Encounter: 'The Woman Waving At The Doorway Was My Ex’s Mother'

Story 7 in our Worst Ex Encounters competition – see below for details on how to vote!

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Karen's story

So my partner and I got engaged last year and we were looking to rent out a private house as the wedding venue. 

We were attending a viewing and we arrived to be greeted by a woman standing in the doorway waving at us. 

The woman was in fact was my ex’s mother - an ex that it did not end well with. 

Even after a couple of years since our breakup, she still recognised me and after an awkward hug and hello we were given an entire 45 minute tour of the house, full of small talk. 

We all knew it was a massive, awkward waste of time. 

But the worst part about it is that the house was amazing (sigh).

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Caitlin’s Worst Ex Encounter: 'I Unknowingly Hooked Up With His Housemate'

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Story #5 

Debbie’s Worst Ex Encounter: 'I Ended Up Kissing My Ex’s Cousin'

Story #6 

Michaella’s Worst Ex Encounter: 'While Crossing The Road I Got Hit By A Cyclist Who Landed On Top Of Me

Story #7 

Karen’s Worst Ex Encounter: 'The Woman Waving At The Doorway Was My Ex’s Mother'

Story #8 

Emma’s Worst Ex Encounter: 'I Ended Up Climbing Out Of His Front Window In My Dress And Heels'

Story #9 

Lucy's Worst Ex Encounter: 'My Ex Turned Up To Watch Me Air Guitar To Paddy Casey'

Story #10 

Laura’s Worst Ex Encounter: 'I Fell Face Forward On Some Squatting Festival-Goers'

Story #11

Suzanne’s Worst Ex Encounter: 'My Waters Burst And Baby Arrives 9 Hours Of Screaming Hell Later!'

Written By

Alana Laverty

Just a Galway gal eating and writing her way around Dublin alana@lovindublin.com

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