A lady friend of mine who happens to be an incipient lawyer recently broke up with her boyfriend. The boyfriend sent her a long post-breakup email (we’ve all sent that email). She composed a 100% kind, sweet, watertight response that could not possibly engender any further criticism or argument on his part.
It is my pleasure to share that response with you today; you should feel free to steal it if you need it for your own purposes:
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Relatedly, I just wrote a post on how to break up and take it like a champ. Good luck, lonelyhearts. Virtual hugs.