7 Reasons Why Your Boyfriend Might Use a Text to Break up with You

4. Because it hurts them to see you in person.

“I’d start to feel really bad if we met in person, which would make me stumble over my words. I want to make myself clear, so texting is better.” Many men are weakened by the sight of their girlfriend’s tears. Texting instead of breaking up in person saves them from seeing the damage they’re causing up close.