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The Origin of the “Dear Jane” Letter

I’ve broken up with a few men in my time. It was nearly as painful as being dumped. Okay, maybe not. But it was the one time in my life where I had few words.

I could have used Ian then.

Ian is seven.

Ian gets it. He’s got the phrasing.

Look at the character worksheet Ian completed at school last month. The question was: “Would you like to have the character as a friend? Tell why or why not.”

Ian’s response: “I would not like to have the character for a freind because she is a girl and not my tipe.”

Thank you Ian for being direct. We are grateful that you’re not going to be one of those guys who just doesn’t return our calls or texts or tweets …

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