Have you ever been in a relationship that you just knew wasn’t right? Like, you enjoy the company of the person you’re with but you just don’t love them?
Being in a relationship like that can be SO difficult because you want to end it, but you don’t want to hurt the other person’s feelings- they did nothing wrong! The 100% best way to deal with that sort of situation is to break it off gently, with a Break Up Brunch.
Brunch has always been my favorite way to break up with people. It’s a time for feeling refreshed and ready to start a new day- and sometimes even a new chapter in this little thing I call life. The best part is you get to spend an entire day celebrating your single status (instead of, say, ending it at a dinner and then just going to sleep afterwards- boooring).
I have been telling Primrose for weeks now that she needs to break up with her weird boyfriend, C, and that she should do it with a Break Up Brunch! She’s adamant that he’s perfect for her and she loves him and whatever, but I know she’ll realize soon how creepy he is. Honestly, the other day I found him whispering to the corner (you read that right, to the corner) about some guy named Neil Breen. I just don’t get him.
Anyways, if you need a nice way to break it to someone that they just aren’t the one for you, try Break Up Brunch!! Here are two of my fave sample recipes:
Avocado and Egg White-Lie Omelette
Don’t know how to phrase the break up? Try fudging the truth a little with the classic “It’s Not You, It’s Me” mantra written out on the plate. Honestly, it’s for sure them and not you, but a white lie makes it easier to comprehend and move on.
I like to use hot sauce to write out the kind note, but you can use such alternatives as ketchup or mayonnaise mixed with paprika.
We’re Just Not Parfait Together
This is by far one of my most favorite Break Up Brunch recipes! It’s so easy to make, but it’s really quite pretty when you put it together. Now, you don’t have to use granola to make the unhappy face, blueberries or honey work just as well.
Editor’s note: This Brunch option often requires more explaining than the Egg White-Lie Omelette. Oftentimes the soon-to-be exes will ask dumb questions like Why is the yogurt frowning, babe? Just break it to them gently 😉