The Dos and Don’ts of Breaking Up

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Do Arm Yourself

Even though the aim is to keep the focus off their shortcomings, people live for examples, so have a few in your pocket in case they need you to validate your decision. So if you’re leaving because you feel they’re unsupportive of your career, remind them of the time he or she stayed out late at happy hour instead of attending your super-important-to-you company holiday party and last week when they complained for the 100th time that you’d rather take clients to lunch than meet up for a quickie.

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