It’s not you, it’s me. Have you ever been told that infamous break up line? It is horrendous. It explains nothing. It says nothing. You leave with nothing. They might as well just abruptly stop talking to you and let you figure out that they are gone.
Most of us adults have had a relationship or two (or multiple ones). In at least one, I would assume that you got dumped. It’s just not logical and realistic that you were always the dumper. With that in mind, your partner had to tell you that they wanted out at some point. Sometimes we’re devastated, but rarely is it a complete surprise. There are usually signs when things head south. We just usually pretend they aren’t happening. Then when our partner says they want out, we look confused and ask why. Depending on the jerkiness level of that partner depends on the response you are given. It may be an honest truth, a mix of truth and lie, a damn lie, or something that says nothing like, “It’s not you, it’s me.” Continue reading Dumped for a Reason