If you have a gut feeling that your significant other is about to dump you, you may be right—but there are certain red flags that will let you know for sure. Are they acting aloof? Are they refusing to commit to long term plans? It'll take some keen observational skills, strong intuition, and, overall a suit of emotional armor that will protect you from being blindsided. Sure, being dumped isn't the greatest thing, but the more you prepare yourself for the breakup, the less it will sting.