Friend of mine has a go-to strategy for breaking up with someone who's not a bad person, just not the person for her: baked goods.
How to end things with someone you're casually dating
Want different things" (he wants to keep having sex with you, and the idea is starting to make you shudder).
How to end things with someone you're not dating
You dated a couple other "nothings" after that person, went on some terrible first dates, but are now dating someone awesome and starting business school in the fall.
, if you get out early enough, you can probably get away with the cancelling of plans as a subliminal message or a cutthroat text to wrap things up.
These rules also apply to texting and email and facebook posts and tweets and instagrams and the day you see his profile back up on the online dating site where you met.
Im not here to lament those ego blows we take when we stick our necks out to meet someone new.
In other cases people have done things to put the other party off - this information is also useful to grow and get the relationship you want.