You’ve finally made up your mind. It’s taken you 10 months to work it out but finally, you’ve realised that Mr.Cute Smile – the man who’s currently occupying your time – is not Mr. Right. It’s time, you’ve decided, to hand him his marching orders. The only problem is that it’s Christmas. A few tiny weeks away from the culmination of the festive season. Do you drop him or don’t you?
It’s party season so having a bloke on your arm could be a hindrance – particularly if: a) you meet the man of your dreams at your best friend’s office soiree, b) the sexiest guy you have ever seen makes eyes at you across the bar at your sister’s work party.If your man’s a scrooge it’s probably not worth keeping him just for the lousy pair of Santa socks he’s likely to give you for a Christmas gift. But do make sure he wasn’t planning to lash out and surprise you with something expensive. Surely he is not worth hanging on to just for the presents?

Christmas is family time which means, you guessed it, you’ll have to meet his extended family. If you don’t fancy chatting to Mr.Cute Smile’s great uncle Barry about the war and having to accept politely when offered the fourth helping of Aunty Sue’s chewy, curdled trifle, ditch him asap. All the more time to spent with your loved ones too!

If you already have doubts and your friend happens to be having a massive New Years’ Eve party, drop him! There’ll be some serious new-boyfriend material floating around so the last thing you want is the soon-to-be-dropped current boyfriend getting in the way of your romantic future.