Let Him Down Gently: 14 Tips For Breaking Up and Breaking Free

October 10, 2012 ‐ By Ashley Page


No one wants to be the one to call it quits on a relationship but sometimes it’s inevitable. When it comes to breaking up, there are definite wrong and right ways to do it. Here are 14 tips for a breakup that won’t turn hateful, spiteful, or difficult.

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  • Oh Well

    Great Article! When you break up with someone, you really do let go of a part of your heart. However, reading helpful books like WHEN THE FROG YOU KISSED ISN’T A PRINCE by Grace George will make you say “oh well, next!”

  • Nope

    “Both people make mistakes in a relationship”

    Not according to any woman I’ve ever heard talk about a relationship that didn’t work out.

  • harlemqueen

    Don’t be naive, doing it in person may be dangerous!

  • L-Boogie

    Stay single.

  • Sheena

    Good article! I just broke up with mines 3 weeks ago and I stuck to some similar guidelines and so far so good. We’re even maintaining a normal friendship……so far. Hope it doesn’t change.

    • Just saying!!

      Me too! But we try not to talk too much because that can be painful…