Breaking up is hard to do

The sun sets on a long relationshop.

So it’s time that I let you go once and for all. It’s just not healthy.  I know I’ve said this before–that I wasn’t coming back no matter what, but I really mean it this time.  You’re not right for me.  For so long, I was faithful to you. I defended you.  I came up with excuses on your behalf.  Maybe it was just because I was used to you and didn’t know how to let go.  Maybe it was because I felt sorry for you.  Maybe I just believed that you would change.  Initially, I probably didn’t know any better; you became a bad habit.  Even when it was clear to my friends and family that your shabbiness, your inferiority, and your treatment of me were inexcusable, I stood up for you.  I stuck by you.  And every time, you just left me feeling worse and worse.  And I said, “Forget you! That is the last time!”  I’d see for myself that others had more to offer and respected me more, but then I’d get an e-mail or a letter where you’d make me an offer I couldn’t refuse and, pathetically, I’d come running back only to get mistreated time and again.

Well, I’m done. This is it. Never again.  You just can’t say or do anything to change my mind.

Food Lion, it’s over. It’s so over.  Harris Teeter has won my heart and you won’t see my face again.

(Unless it is at the beach, where there is no Harris Teeter, but other than that, seriously, I’m through with you.)

(Unless you start doubling coupons. But other that.)

(Or if you start putting out those internet printable coupons for produce or meat.)

No, not even then. J says that he can’t handle to see come raging in again, talking about the abuses I’ve suffered by you.  So even if I have to MISS AN AWESOME DEAL, you are not worth it!!

So there, I know that you will fail corporately because of my lost business. Ha!

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12 Responses to Breaking up is hard to do

  1. Amy Martin June 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm #

    I am so glad you have seen the light. Let’s celebrate by doing something crazy! Like…? Hmmm, not sure, but I mean CRAZY! Saying good-bye to an ugly relationship is always a reason to celebrate! ♥

  2. Danielle June 4, 2010 at 7:19 pm #

    Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha…oh, thank goodness I don’t have to deal with inferior grocery stores — Wegmans is my first and last love. ;D

  3. FranceyMama June 4, 2010 at 9:04 pm #

    you tell em….

  4. Liz Mshar June 4, 2010 at 9:18 pm #

    Harris Teeter all the way, baby! Glad you kicked FL to the curb.

  5. Laura June 4, 2010 at 10:43 pm #

    hahahahahahahaha. I’m not ready to break up completely since I often go to Food Lion when I don’t have the energy to coupon. But I have found myself avoiding it because of the creepy stock boy who always acts over friendly. Which has nothing to do with the mistreatments you mention, but still. Goes to the end result.

  6. Katrina Ryder June 5, 2010 at 12:31 pm #

    The funniest part was that on the photo, “relationshop” was actually a typo that I decided to leave because I think it should be a word. :)

  7. Liz Mshar June 7, 2010 at 12:00 pm #

    Didn’t notice the typo, but it def works!


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