In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph.
"She takes in a deep breath, and subsequently sucks the remaining air right out of the room; like a toy soldier, her wind up key has already been turned, and she proceeds to recount one of those monotonous stories that makes a man wish he were temporarily deaf. After a long day at work, with his eyes glazing over faster than a doughnut, the man wonders why his girlfriend can not be quiet for at least five minutes."
"Several Habits of Highly Successful Breakeruppers,"
The Angle: Vol. 2003
, Article 3.
Available at: https://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/angle/vol2003/iss4/3