Be kind to yourself. Email Address Sign up. And, odds are, if he's not the right fit for you, you're also not the right fit for him. Follow comments Enter your email to follow new comments on this article. But maybe the fact of the matter is you choose work over him at this point in your life. While the first few minutes will be undeniably awkward — as he tries to figure out why his sex moves failed in such a big way — but, then, if you still have a connection, this could be the start of a beautiful friendship.
You're prioritizing your well-being, mental health, and future.
But maybe the fact of the matter is you choose work over him at this point in your life. So ease up on your expectations. Like me with this topic, we avoid. Ironically, when I was writing the final chapter of my thesis, I got harshly dumped. Hmm … similar to how I never want to break up with someone because I don't want to seem like an asshole. During the talk, you can address the fact that you didn't sense a spark, or even explain that you felt like you had "mismatched core values," Burns says.