The Buzz

"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.....


"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


"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 Mad Men


"A funny and practical guide to getting the people in your life out of your life." 

--Jimmy Kimmel, television host, Jimmy Kimmel Live


"Interweaving personal stories, practical tools, and scripts, TV writer Speyer assists readers in divesting themselves of bad relationships, romantic, familial, and otherwise. For each problematic person, Speyer delivers a scenario, a lesson she's learned in that situation, advice for laying the groundwork, and the steps and scripts to use when letting someone go.  The book tackles a difficult subject in a humorous, practical, and helpful manner.  Highly recommended."

--Library Journal



© Jodyne L Speyer 2014