Breakups are typically rough and at best awkward, so it's natural to want to avoid the whole talk all together. Now, there's a breakup app that will help you do just that.

Jordan Laird, the 28-year-old who created breakup app Binder, explains the app this way to The New Yorker: "Imagine if you could dump someone in the same way you start a relationship." The app sends a text and leaves a voicemail to the unlucky recipient either saying, "It's not you, it's me," or "It's like I'm living in some sort of unwakeable nightmare." 

While it may seem harsh, the app is at least getting rave reviews from one user, who posted this in the App store:

"Brilliant. I've been trying to get rid of my woman for months on end but she wouldn't get the message. Binder was JUST what I needed to send the message. I haven't seen her since; actually nobody has, not even her family. Great app, would use again." 

Is this new app too harsh or just a byproduct of the world we live in? Tweet us your thoughts @metronewyork.

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