A wise man once sang that breaking up is hard to do. But the heartbreak and angst that accompanies the end of a relationship isn’t exclusive to romantic twosomes. Platonic friendships often reach their logical conclusion but sometimes, not everybody is on the same page.
When Jamye Waxman’s high school best friend unceremoniously dumped her over the phone, she was devastated. Two decades later, the relationship expert has applied lessons she’s gleaned from various platonic breakups into her book How To Break Up With Anyone: Letting Go of Friends, Family and Everyone In-Between.