David Baddiel started a brilliant thread about the real reasons people break up – 23 favourites

The real reason we break up with someone isn’t always (ever?) the reason we tell them because, well, it would hurt their feelings even more than you’ve already hurt them.

We only mention this after David Baddiel said this on Twitter …

… and it prompted people to share the totally bizarre, funny, awful and nearly always entirely understandable reasons why they REALLY broke up with their exes.

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