Breakups are never easy, even if you’re the one doing the dumping. Unless your partner was a complete asshole, you usually don’t want to break their heart into a million pieces. Luckily, there are ways of approaching a breakup that will yield the least amount of damage depending on your partner’s sign. Take a look at our astrological breakup guide in the gallery below, then let us know your thoughts on our advice in the comments section on social media.
Be straight to the point and keep it short. Aries are known for their fiery tempers but they usually mellow out quickly.
Make them a cup of tea and sit them down in a place they’re comfortable. Be honest and be prepared to face Taurus’s stubborn side— a.k.a. “It’s not you, it’s me” will not fly.
Clear communication is key. Out of any sign in the zodiac, Gemini NEEDS closure and be prepared for a long discussion.
Be gentle and get ready for the waterworks. Cancers are exceptionally emotional and for their sake, let them down easy.
Make it seem like it was their idea. Leos generally prefer to be the one doing the dumping, so lead with the “It’s not you, it’s me” approach.
Be specific. Virgos need the details and you won’t want to leave them doubting after the dumping is done.
Stand your ground. Libras are big charmers and if they want to continue the relationship, they’ll do whatever they can to keep you.
Good luck. If any sign is going to slash your tires, it’s Scorpio. But seriously, be upfront with them and don’t, under any circumstances, ghost them.
Again, this is another sign that’s more than likely to do the dumping. During the breakup, remind them of their independence and keep things optimistic.
Lead with maturity. Capricorns are exceptionally practical and won’t react well to childish actions such as ghosting.
Get ready to talk it out. A big discussion is coming your way and it doesn’t hurt to plan out your points ahead of time.
Be considerate of their emotions. Like all water signs, Pisces are very emotionally and will likely remain sentimental for a while after your breakup.