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Dump 'Em: How to Break Up with Anyone from Your Best Friend to Your Hairdresser Paperback – March 24, 2009
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“This book tells how to ‘dump ‘em’—politely. Jodyne Speyer’s engaging real-life stories emphasize the importance of being respectful when breaking ties. Her steps include ways to be fair and appreciative-no matter what. Readers will learn to handle those awkward farewells with consideration and tact.” (Peggy Post, director of The Emily Post Institute and author of Emily Post's Etiquette, 17th Edition, and "Excuse Me, But I Was Next . . .")
“Dump ‘Em is not just funny, it’s practical. Jodyne Speyer has figured out a way to sever the ties that so many of us would rather miserably live with forever.” (Sarah Silverman, Comedienne)
“Jodyne Speyer’s Dump ‘Em is surprising, practical and funny. Or would be had it not reminded me of the wonderful time Jodyne and I had together before, well, the dumping.” (Jon Hamm, actor on Mad Men)
“This book is so funny and smart and savvy I dumped my wife! And I love my wife. I might have blown it.” (Greg Behrendt, Author of He's Just Not That Into You)
“A funny and practical guide to getting the people in your life out of your life.” (Jimmy Kimmel, Talk Show Host Jimmy Kimmel Live)
“Dump ‘Em is my guidebook to getting rid of people.” (Fran Drescher, Actress)
“Interweaving personal stories, practical tools, and scripts, TV writer Speyer assists readers in divesting themselves of bad relationships, romantic, familial, and otherwise.... The book tackles a difficult subject in a humorous, practical, and helpful manner. Highly recommended.” (Library Journal)
“In this guide to confrontation for doormats everywhere, author and self-proclaimed avoidant Jodyne Speyer provides a step-by-step manual on the etiquette of ending things with just about anyone.... Speyer’s natural comic ease, makes this a breezily informative read.” (Time magazine)
“Dump ‘Em is the non-confrontationalist’s dream. With her easy-to-follow scripts and step-by-step plans, Jodyne Speyer provides a clear roadmap for ending even the most difficult relationships.” (Marci Shimoff, New York Times bestselling author of Happy for No Reason)
Dump 'Em is not just funny, it's practical. Jodyne Speyer has figured out a way to sever the ties that so many of us would rather miserably live with forever. -- Sarah Silverman, comedienne
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The comedy relief in this book is well needed, and helps us know that we're not alone dealing with some of these situations! She calls herself a "recovering avoidant", and honestly... ya... i'm still in the avoidant stage! lol