Experiencing at least one painful break-up is an almost inevitable pit-stop on the path to finding The One.

But these shocking online confessions - which detail the worst treatment people have ever received at the hands of a vengeful ex - might make you view your own failed relationships in a better light.

According to the Daily Mail, the confessions shared on the anonymous Whisper app by people around the world range from the petty - like the man whose former girlfriend stole his diary, read it from cover to cover, then threw it away - to the downright criminal; like the anonymous person left debt-ridden when their ex stole their identity.

Read for more confessions that will make your most hostile break-up seem harmonious in comparison.

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Some individuals revealed they had fallen victim to having their family heirlooms stolen. Photo / Whisper
Some individuals revealed they had fallen victim to having their family heirlooms stolen. Photo / Whisper
People shared with users of Whisper the unexpected things their exes stole after their relationship ended. Photo / Whisper
People shared with users of Whisper the unexpected things their exes stole after their relationship ended. Photo / Whisper
Others faced embarking on quests to retrieve the items their ex had taken time to dump. Photo / Whisper
Others faced embarking on quests to retrieve the items their ex had taken time to dump. Photo / Whisper
Another person confessed their frustration after their ex made using their devices difficult. Photo / Whisper
Another person confessed their frustration after their ex made using their devices difficult. Photo / Whisper
After having debt racked up in their name one person decided to set up a payment plan. Photo / Whisper
After having debt racked up in their name one person decided to set up a payment plan. Photo / Whisper
Concerns of missing medication caused one person to believe their ex was either using them or had taken them to sell. Photo / Whisper
Concerns of missing medication caused one person to believe their ex was either using them or had taken them to sell. Photo / Whisper
Another person shared that they had a difficult decision to make if they should retrieve their dog which their ex stole a year on since it was taken. Photo / Whisper
Another person shared that they had a difficult decision to make if they should retrieve their dog which their ex stole a year on since it was taken. Photo / Whisper