7 Things to Say to Put Distance between Yourself and a Lover

When working up the nerve to break up with a boyfriend, some women first want to put some distance between themselves and their soon-to-be exes. What do they say to gain this space? Here, we introduce seven excuses you can use to put distance between yourself and a lover.

1. “I need some time to calm down, so please give me space.”

You can say this after you’ve had a fight. Telling him you need time to calm down because of your argument will sound natural.