There comes a moment when it clicks—it's over. She doesn't look the same to you, her cute tics now scan as grating neuroses, and none of it can be taken back. You know it's time to split.

Breaking up is damn difficult to do. You did love her once. And assuming she hasn't cheated on you or did something similarly detestable, you still care about her, and thinking about tearing her heart out her chest brings you little to no pleasure.

Fortunately, we're here to talk you through dropping the bomb without feeling like a total douche. Yes, it's possible, and yes, you can do it! Don't wait another minute, this is Complex's comprehensive guide to cutting her loose: A Gentleman's Guide to Breakups.

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