Auntie Betty: I want to break up with him

Auntie Betty: I want to break up with him

Dear Auntie Betty, I am 14 years old and have a boyfriend. I want to end the relationship with him. How do I go about it?

Worried Girl, Accra.

Dear Worried Girl, It is normal for teenagers to get attracted to the opposite sex. But at the age of 14, you are not mature for a boy-girl relationship.

So it is a good decision to call it quits. Ending a relationship is not easy but you have to muster courage and go ahead with it.

You need to have a chat with your friend and be honest with him about ending the relationship. Be firm but polite.  Also, be prepared for his reaction – he may accept it, be sad or get angry.

But you have to stand your ground because it is for your own good. Being in a boy-girl relationship could impact negatively on your education, life, and well-being now or in the future.

You could also talk to your parent(s) or an elderly person you can confide in. If you have a school counsellor, take advantage&

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