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What things should you avoid saying when you break up with someone?


All of us would have had our share of relationships and their problems. What are the things you would avoid saying when you have no choice but to break up with someone and why?

 

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Yes. Neutrality is important because of personality traits that may have caused one to initiate the breakup in the first place! Though a person may have traits that are less than desirable, it is also not right to give them false hope. Thanks!


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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    I am sorry to hear that, Ryan. I am glad though, that it is ending amicably. I think, as you say, we should not assign blame even when philandering is involved because something must have driven them to that point! Thanks for sharing.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Great advice! I would definitely advocate space. Because when lovers are 'just friends" things become awkward and emotionally confusing. Thanks for sharing!


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What Not To Say When You Want To Break Up

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Will come by the hub, Strictlydating!

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    dashingscorpio 4 years ago

    Isn't that the truth? It's (you) who wants to date/see other people. It's (you) that is not "in love". It's (you) that feels the relationship has run it course. If your mate has done nothing wrong why make it about them? You're being honest about it.


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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Yes. it would be a lie...I don't think telling a person that would be the truth! Thanks for sharing!

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    CJ Sledgehammer 4 years ago

    I agree, Jenna. Honesty is probably the best policy (within reason), but if one is certain that the relationship is over... then it is best to close the door completely, while leaving the wounded party with as much dignity as possible.

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    I think it is important not to assign blame. When we do it makes the process even more hurtful! Thanks for sharing, Paula!

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    Michelle Liew (midget38) 4 years ago

    Correct, not only does resentment breed bitterness, there are also things about yourself that lead to any break up and it wouldn't be fair to blame them.

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    Sarah C Nason (Sarah Christina) 4 years ago

    Smooth, CJ, real smooth. LOL!