9 Parting Sentences from a Girlfriend He’ll Resent Long after a Breakup

What would you do if your ex-boyfriend still resented you for something you said when you were breaking up? To break off a relationship cleanly and maturely, a woman should know where a man’s emotional landmines are buried. We surveyed men to bring you nine parting sentences from a girlfriend they resent long after their breakup.

1. “Just being nice isn’t enough.”

“But all I can do is be nice, and that’s why I worked so hard.” When a man is rejected and his ex-girlfriend negates all his feelings after he’s done his best, he’ll be stuck with regret. Remembering to acknowledge his good points before pointing out his bad points is good manners during a breakup.