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How To Dump Someone (Like An Actual Adult)

Let's put an end to text message breakups.

1. Don't stall.

2. Talk to the other person's best self.

3. Do it privately, and in person if possible.

4. Actually use the words "break up."

5. Don't blame them.

6. Listen without making suggestions.

7. Accept that they may say hurtful things to you.

8. Be honest if you're leaving them for someone else.

9. Be short, swift, and direct.

10. Don't detail the breakup on social media.