Dating how to break up
Image source:i Stock You might think that, since your relationship wasn't really official, it's okay for the breakup to not be totally official either. The relationship might not have been clearly defined, but the breakup definitely needs to be.
This is not okay--think about it, how much would a late-night hotline bling from a past hookup who broke up with you mess with your mind?
It's OK to not be friends with everybody you've ever dated.
Plus, in my own personal experience, I've often found that ghosting makes the breakup process longer.So, just be tactful with them--please don't say things like, "We weren't even really dating," or "I don't know why you're so upset." Being broken up with sucks, no matter the circumstances. Image source:i Stock It's tempting to break up with someone in a way that gives them a modicum of hope, like by saying that you're too caught up in school or you're not really over your ex yet.Unless you really feel like this is what's holding you back, don't do this--it'll just make them think that you'll be coming back to them when those things have been resolved.When in doubt, stick to the golden rule, and try to write the breakup text you would like to receive.
It’s an old platitude, but it’s true: Breaking up is hard to do. Breaking up with someone you aren’t even really dating, technically. Particularly if you want to end things–after all, breaking up is, by most people’s definition, the act of ending a relationship.
Yesterday morning I signed onto GChat and received the following message from a friend: “I officially got dumped by someone I wasn’t dating.” Whoo, boy.