People never really need that much of a reason to get together. They may be attracted to each other and have no idea why, they just feel that way.
Makes sense that break ups occur in much the same way, when people stop, for whatever reason, feeling whatever they used to.
But since we never question good thing when they come our way, and whine about the crap when it hits us in the face, I think it's quite a pain to be given a vague reason like 'I just don't feel that way anymore'.
Say whatever you want to, 'Your taste in clothes suck',
'Your deo does nothing for you',
'You look about as attractive as a pair of mud wrestling hippos'...
whatever...you're breaking up, chances are the person's feeling pretty bad anyway. Might as well give em some pointers to improve on.
Which is why I think we ought to make a feedback system for failed relationships...you know, like the ones you got at the end of camps and stuff? Yeah, the ones where everyone wrote 'Twice a day', when you were expected to write your sex...Those form things...
'Breaking up after the duration of _____(days/months/years/minutes), It is my last request to you, for old times sake, to pen down the cause of this break up (In not more than 60 words) and answer a few simple questions about our relationship that will help improve the experiences for future partners.
Reason for Break-up_____________________________________________________
Was the 'We can Still be friends' line used?
If 'Yes' then was the Offer to downgrade from partner to friend accepted?
Did you establish partnerships with Other parties for similar services within the duration of the relationship?
If Yes, who is the Punk-ass man-whore in question?-__________________
What would you rate the 'Arrow experience' on a scale of 1 to 10- _____
Would you recommend the 'Arrow Experience' to your friends?
If 'Yes' kindly provide the Names and contact numbers of five of your friends. Pics will be appreciated.
Other comments/Suggestions, if any-________________________________________
Thank you for your participation in this survey!'
I dunno about you guys, but this is a system I could get used to...better than hearing 'It's just not working out' or something, anyway.