Relationship Tips 5 simple ways to break up and remain friends

Here's how to make your breakup less painful.

  • Published: , Refreshed:
Pulse Ghana play

Pulse Ghana

24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Breaking up with your partner is not easy. It is not really about hurting their feeling but telling the truth; you can't reciprocate their love. And the longer you wait to do it, the worse it gets.

Here are 5 ways to make breakup less painful

  • Do it in person

If you want to end your relationship with your partner, have the courage to do it to her face. If you live in separate regions (Ghana) or countries, communicate and visit him or her during the weekend.

There is nothing more cowardly than breaking up with someone via text, social media, or even on the phone. If you don’t want to be with her, man up and tell it to her face.

Pulse couple play

Pulse couple


READ ALSO: How to tell if she is single and desperate for a date

  • Don’t cheat on her

Always end your relationship with one person before you jump into another. Cheating comes in many forms. Don’t think because you aren’t sleeping with the new woman doesn’t mean you are being faithful to the old girlfriend.

Don’t play with the heart of two women and think you won’t catch their wrath. If you even think that you want to be with someone else, break it off before, rather than after, or it just isn’t fair.

  • Don’t lie

When the love dies, be honest and tell your partner how you feel and the possible way forward. Don’t soften the blow by lying.

Honesty is the best policy when in a relationship and when finding your way out of one. Tell her all the reasons why you are breaking up with her and move to the friend's zone.

READ ALSO: 5 sex positions women hate

  • Don’t do it in the heat of battle

If you want to remain good friends after the breakup, find the right time and mood to confront her. Petty quarrels are inevitable, don’t break up in the midst of a heated argument. Make amends, take her to dinner and do it the real way. Good decisions are never born out of anger.

Pulse couple play

Pulse couple


  • Let her know you still care for her

 No matter how hard you push, some things just aren't meant to happen. However, you can still be good best friends and help each other when the need arises.

READ ALSO: 8 crazy places new couples should be having sex

That’s why most people marry their friends because friends always find a way to make amends. Let her know that you still care about her and her family and you will always be available to support her.

It might mean the world to her to know that although she lost a boyfriend in you, she didn’t lose the friend you were too.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email:

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos

Top Articles

1 Celebrity Wedding Nana Ama McBrown's stylist just went a different way...bullet
2 Relationship Goals 5 simple things you two can do to grow your...bullet
3 Personality Check Check out what your birth month says about youbullet
4 Wedding Tips 5 beautiful places in Ghana you can enjoy your honeymoonbullet
5 Marriage Tips 5 things happy couples should do together once...bullet
6 Relationship Tips 5 signs that your boyfriend is a sapiosexualbullet
7 Relationship Tips 6 decisions wives should take without...bullet
8 Dating Tips 9 signs she wants to be your girlfriendbullet
9 Wedding Tips 5 ways to get a classy wedding gown for cheapbullet
10 Relationship Tips 7 things men like in women more than...bullet

Top Videos

1 Relationship Tips 6 Women Reveal The ONE Thing That Instantly Turns Them Onbullet
2 Sex And Relationship How to Control Your Urge to Have Sex?bullet
3 Pulse List 5 do's and don'ts for really good sexbullet
4 Sex Tips 5 Healthy Reasons You Should Have Sexbullet
5 Relationship 7 signs that shows that she is cheating on youbullet
6 Relationship Tips 7 Strong Signs that you are falling in lovebullet
7 Relationship Tips 4 ways to turn down a guy without sounding...bullet
8 Women And Relationship 5 things every Ghanaian girl...bullet
9 Relationship Tips 6 Women Reveal The ONE Thing That...bullet
10 Marriage Reasons why you should probably not get marriedbullet

Relationships & Weddings