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A phrase used when terminating a relationship. Usually used to confuse and/or draw attention away from the real reason the relationship is ending, because of the emotionally painful nature of the reason.

Rarely used in person, more often used in phone converstions, e-mails and voicemails.
He was a nice guy, but he was as good in bed as a cement block. So I called him up last night and told him it was over, but it wasn't him it was me.
by eight March 29, 2004
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A nice way 2 dump a boyfriend/girlfriend. Actually means It's not me it's you.
Look honey it's not you it's me.I don't wish to continue this relationship.
by Allie February 03, 2004
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Person 1: I'm so so sorry but I can't have a relationship right now. It's not you it's me
Person 2: that's total bullshit. Just break up with me in an honest way and don't lie
by lewis stylinson September 24, 2015
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