9 Ways of Breaking Up That Make it Hard for Him to Move On

7. She acted like she blamed herself and said, “If only I’d just worked a little harder on us.”

If the guy thinks that things could’ve worked out if you’d tried harder, he’ll start to wonder if he’s doing the right thing. “It made me think, ‘Was something too fast?’” said one guy. Putting the image of a bright future for the two of you together into his mind is important.