How Should You Break Up With Your Boyfriend?

Haiden Steingass

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About This Quiz

Breaking up with someone is never easy, regardless of the situation you are in. Even if you have no feelings for someone or have already moved on, telling someone that you do not want to be with them is painful and sometimes even insulting. A lot of times, it leaves them heartbroken and bitter, wondering what they did to deserve it.

A classic example of a devastating breakup is in "The Notebook," showcasing the end of a relationship that took years to heal from. After a hot and heavy evening together, Noah tells Allie that their relationship is over, prompting one of the most dramatic breakup scenes in history. 

Although Noah and Allie's relationship is fictional, it is extremely important to handle a breakup in the right way. If you have been in a relationship for a long time, were in love at one point, and imagined a future with one another, it would be wildly inappropriate to break up with your boyfriend over a text message or even over the phone. However, if your boyfriend was more of a fling that you never saw going anywhere, a simple text may suffice. Take this quiz, and we'll tell you exactly how you should cut ties with your beau.

How often do you see each other during the week?

How did you meet?

How long have you been together?

What was your first date?

Have you met his family?

Do you get excited to see him?

How often do you fight?

How often do you go on dates?

How long is the longest time that you've been apart?

Do you make future plans?

Do you post photos together on social media?

Did you cheat on him at all?

How often do you think about breaking up with him?

Why do you want to break up?

Have you broken up before?

How often do you have sex (if you do)?

Does he text you in the morning?

Do your friends like him?

How do you feel about him?

Did he cheat on you?

How long have you been unhappy?

Do you want the same things in the future?

Do you have deep conversations?

Have you been to couples' therapy?

When you're out with friends, do you miss him?

Do you ever text other guys?

Have you gained weight since you've been together?

How much do you hang out with other couples?

What made you fall in love with him?

Could you stay friends if you broke up?

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