#17. A Past Breakup

This Conversation Will Help You…


  1. Tell the story of a breakup they experienced
  2. Say what was difficult about it
  3. Say what they learned from it


Think About This First

  • This conversation helps parents/guardians or young people share their experiences with breaking up, and what they have learned.


Having the Conversation


Start here:

When was a time when someone broke up with you?

When was a time when you broke up with someone else?

How old were you? What were the circumstances? How did you feel about it?



If you broke up, how did you know it was the right decision? How did you do it?

If you were broken up with, did you know it was coming? How did it happen? How did it feel?

What was the hardest part about breaking up?

How did you feel afterwards?

Did you ever have a good breakup? How was it different?

How long did it take you to get over the breakup?

What did you do to help get through the breakup?


Keep Talking:

What did you learn from the breaking up process? How did it influence relationships in the future?

Did this breakup help shape future breakups?

Do you have breakup advice?

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