How to Breakup/Deal With Break Ups/unable to let go

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I've kept a cigarette lighter for months because my ex fiancÚ gave it to me. The thought of getting rid of it sends me into a near panic state. Does this make me crazy or pathetic?

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Leann,

no it doesn't mean you're crazy or pathetic, but it means you are still holding on to your past relationship and better yet you are holding onto your ex fiance. I suggest you maybe seek some therapy in order to rid yourself of unwanted feelings.

Becky

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Any questions pertaining to relationships and break ups and how to deal with the aftermath of a break up. Break ups themselves require intense coping mechanisms to deal with the immense pain, which are ones in which I have dealt with myself personally and have researched extensively to be more well equipped.

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Have been and is currently an Allexperts volunteer who deals with relationships and relationship issues daily. I have also myself gone through a tough break up from a relationship that lasted 5 years.

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Allexperts Chai Life Line

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Bachelors of Arts from York University Canadian Certified Teacher from Niagara University

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