There is a great deal of truth behind the old saying "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do." Sometimes, the end of a relationship takes one or even both parties by surprise and can be painful, leaving one or the other with hurt feelings.
However, not all breakups have to be this way. Many couples manage to remain close friends despite no longer becoming romantically involved. The following are some tips on how to stay friends after a break up.
Make sure you ended on good terms.
In order to remain friends after a break up, make sure the breakup itself was neither nasty or demeaning. Rarely are relationship endings mutual, so it's important to break up with someone, or take the break up, in a mature, reasonable fashion.
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