Greg Jennings wrote:
Take a lot of cold showers? Find a distraction to take your mind and romantic thoughts elsewhere?
Sometimes it works. Many times it doesn't. Especially if he's otherwise committed.
When it fails, it fails spectacularly and causes a lot of discomfort for not just the parties involved but the whole dojo family.
Just my opinion.
That pretty much covers it, in my experience. I would add, that when a breakup occurs what usually happens is that someone gets the dojo and someone ends up quitting (in this case I assume that the instructor would probably get the dojo).