7 Not Totally Cruel Ways to Dump a Guy on Valentine's Day ...


7 Not Totally Cruel Ways to Dump a Guy on Valentine's Day ...
7 Not Totally Cruel Ways to Dump a Guy on Valentine's Day ...

Valentine's Day is a time for expressing your undying love for your partner and showering them with gifts--or for realizing that you're not actually with the right person. When you see a bunch of smiling couples on Valentine's Day and realize that you're not as happy as they are, there's no reason to wait for the breakup. You need to do what you need to do, even if the timing is horrible. Here are a few ways to dump a guy on Valentine's Day:

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Hint Ahead

Hint Ahead If you've been thinking about ending it with him for a while, you've hopefully given him some hints beforehand so that he's not totally caught off guard. Before you see him, tell him that you don't have much time to talk, so you just want to chat with him in your car for a while. That way, he won't end up dragging you on a romantic date that'll make it hard for you to tell him what he needs to hear.


Avoid Accepting Gifts

Avoid Accepting Gifts No matter how beautiful the new necklace he bought you is, you can't accept it. He still has time to return it and get his money back. You're already going to break his heart, so you don't want to hurt his wallet as well. If you can live without him, you can live without the extra piece of jewelry.


Get Ready to Reevaluate

Get Ready to Reevaluate If you know that your man isn't going to do anything special for you on Valentine's Day, use it as an example as to why you want to break up with him. Tell him that you don't believe that the two of you are as happy as you once were and that you don't think you belong together. Valentine's Day is a great time to test if you're actually happy together, because it's a day meant for love.


If your relationship has been wobbly and Valentine's Day fails to rekindle the spark, it might be a clear sign. Communicate your feelings and concerns openly, explaining why this lack of effort or connection on a day that celebrates love has made you rethink your compatibility. It’s essential to have a heart-to-heart conversation where you express your needs and listen to his perspective as well. This can lead to mutual understanding, even if the path forward is separately.


Private, Not Public

Private, Not Public Unless you think he'll physically hurt you when you dump him, do him the courtesy of breaking up with him in a private location. Every restaurant and every cafe will be packed on Valentine's Day, so if you dump him there, others are sure to see his tears. Avoid making a scene, for his sake and yours.


Kill with Chocolates

Kill with Chocolates If you're angry at your boyfriend and want to make him suffer, you could give him a box of chocolates that are empty when he opens it. Don't forget to look your best while you're doing it, so he'll realize what he's missing.


Any Other Day

Any Other Day Your friends might call you cruel for dumping your dude on Valentine's Day, but it's really just another day of the year. That means you should break up with him in the same way that you'd break up with him on any other day. Don't even recognize that it's a holiday, and everything will be a lot easier.


Awful anti-Cards

Awful anti-Cards If your guy did something unforgivable like cheat on you or call you fat, then there's no reason to be nice when dumping him. That means you can trick him by giving him a gift that seems sweet until he gets a closer look. There are plenty of cards that say rude things, or you could even make your own!

You don't want to be mean to your boyfriend on purpose, but sometimes timing sucks. You don't want to spend an extra day with someone that you want nothing to do with, so it's best for you both to go your separate ways. Have you ever dumped a man or been dumped on a holiday or your birthday?

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And DO do in a public place Rachel, so if he becomes violent, you'll have some back up. And don't let him back in your house. Ever.

A wicked sense of humour, so appreciated

I highly recommend dumping someone on valentines day. People need to lighten up, it's just a Hallmark holiday.

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@Rachel Riley... You need to get out that relationship asap..! Sweetheart, your living in fear with a woman beating arsehole! I've been there so I know.. It's not worth staying with someone like that.. Start talking to people about it and it will be much easier - you'll be surprised how many people care about you.. You will never be left alone in a situation like this.. Your a beautiful woman and deserve so much better.. :)

I'm feeling that right now. A valentine dumping is actually something that you can draw great strength from particularly if the thought of breaking up caused procrastination any other day of the year- he might learn a lesson for future

Dumb. Why ruin Valentine's Day for someone for the rest of their life? Every year they will remember being dumped.

Totally I need to dump the guy he's been so mean to me but he threatened me by saying if I break up with him he could break my back

Do it on Valentine's Day only if he is a complete asshole. If not, we should be decent about it.

I did this a year ago and it was the best thing I have ever done !

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