Sure, you can tell a guy, "I love you, but I'm not in love with you," as a way to end things, but how do you cut ties with a subpar personal trainer or a masseuse who's rubbing you the wrong way? Breaking up is hard to do, but when a relationship-personal or professional-no longer works, it's time to bring it to an end. If you need to say "goodbye" but can't find the words, our experts' tips will help make your breakup easier so you can move on.
You took up running (or Zumba or fitness walking) together-but now you feel like your exercise buddy is holding you back. When you're ready to change your exercise regimen, tell her you want to work out longer, faster or more often, and ask if she'd like to join you, suggests psychotherapist Tina B. Tessina, PhD, author of Money, Sex and Kids. If she says no, you're free to respond, "I've really enjoyed working out with you, but I really want to try this new thing." Photo: Creatas Images
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