The lame, and probably fake excuse that someone comes up with to get the hell out of a relationship
(or a relationshit
Jack didn't know how to end his relationship with Carol, so he used the fact that they went to different schools as an Escape Goat
Matt - "Dude, you're finally single again?"
Richard - "Hell yea bro, I told Megan that I'm too busy at work and I couldn't handle the relationship."
Matt - "Nice Escape Goat!"