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So you're in a relationship, and it's turned sour. Or boring. Or just downright time-consuming. Whatever the reason may be, you're ready to break it off.

But this isn't your typical romance-gone-wrong — this is a friendship. It could be your best friend, or it could just be that person from the office who keeps wanting to get dinner with you.

A recent New York Times article, "It's Not Me, It's You", addresses this issue. When should we break-up with a friend? How should we do it? And is honesty always the best policy?

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This program aired on February 10, 2012.

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