How do you break up with someone if you’re not even in a relationship?
I forgot to say we dumped our guns and everything else we could pry loose. “All men have something they need to accomplish that makes them feel like they’re on track and that their life is worth living,” says dating coach Lauren Frances, author of . But if she makes too much of an effort—with every guy in a ten mile radius—watch your back.And you don’t want every guy in town to be ogling her, right?One of the most common qualms of a person wanting to end things after just a few dates is not wanting to seem presumptuous - what if they’d lost interest in you too?“It doesn't have to be framed as a breakup,” says Davila.“My buddy kept telling me she was into me, but I couldn’t help but feel like she was stringing me along until she found something better. She called me a week later to make sure everything was OK, but I just broke it off before she could dump me.” Tip: A vital part of the playing hard-to-get game is dropping enough clues (especially to shy guys) that you can be gotten. “When you jump right to sex, you skip a lot of the bonding behaviors that intensify a relationship,” explains Dr. Chris, 32 from New Haven, CT, broke things off because, he explains, “My ex-girlfriend and I were compatible in every way except sex.