We get more than a few letters here at Psych Central regarding people still having feelings for their ex-boyfriend, ex-girlfriend, ex-husband or ex-wife. This seems to be a common obsession that people have — what would my life had been like if I had only stayed with them?
“If I had married so-and-so, my life would’ve gone in an entirely different direction” — which, as Dr. Marie notes, of course it would’ve.
What happens when we keep one foot out of our current relationship?
Find out in the video below.
Psych Central’s Ask the Therapists Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. and Daniel J. Tomasulo, Ph.D., TEP, MFA talk about how to stop thinking about your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend — even years later!
Do you still think or fantasize about an ex?
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Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 31 Jan 2013
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Grohol, J. (2013). Video: I Can’t Stop Thinking About my Ex. Psych Central. Retrieved on March 12, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2013/01/31/video-i-cant-stop-thinking-about-my-ex/