In this English speaking lesson you will learn some useful phrases when you want to break up with your partner. There are different ways to break up with someone or end a relationship in the English language; you can use the following sentences to convey this in English:
It’s not you , it’s me :
Means the reason for the break up is the person who is breaking up and not the other person ; this way you are letting down the other person easy and not blaming the other person for the break up .
It’s over :
This is a direct and fairly harsh way of breaking up because in this case you are not offering any explanation for breaking up ; in fact by stating its over you are closing all further communication and are not open to any form of discussion
We are not compatible :
This means that two people have very different personalities … And that they do not work well together in a relationship .
Don’t want to be exclusive:
Meaning the person who is breaking up does not want to be in a relationship with just one person; the person wants to explore more people , date others and not commit to one person. This is a valid reason to break up.
We are not in the same place :
Means we want different things from life ; like one person may want to settle down the other person may want to focus on career .
Giving an ultimatum:
Meaning one person giving the other person a deadline to commit to the relationship; if the deadline is not met then that becomes the cause for the break up .
I don’t feel the same way about you:
Meaning the intensity of emotions that two people feel as not at the same level; and that’s why the levels of commitment towards the relationship are at different levels; and that becomes the reason for the breakup . english speaking lesson learn English breaking up