9 Ways of Breaking Up that Try to Take the High Road but Make Him Think “I Wish She’d Just Said She Hated Me!”

3. Expressing your true feelings too late: “I can’t get over my ex-boyfriend.”

“It didn’t seem like she was actually going to get back together with her ex-boyfriend, so hearing that just made me even angrier,” said one guy. This is a way of hinting to your boyfriend that he couldn’t live up to your ex. If you get straight to the point and explain what was missing, he’s more likely to accept it.