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Spring Cleaning Traces of Your Ex: Why Your Heart Will Thank You

By Mary Darling Montero, BounceBack Therapy Expert

You know the scene: You've just been through a breakup or divorce. You walk into your house and the first thing you see are your ex's shoes by the door. Raise your eyes and there are the photos. Her toothbrush is next to the bathroom sink. His favorite beer is in the fridge.   If you're dealing with a fresh heartbreak, it can be tempting to leave traces of your ex around. F...

 
 
 

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  • Letting it all go.

    I just went through a break up that was very hard for me. I took down all our photos off my facebook and myspace, put away all the letters and phtots of us together (tho i did not thorugh these things away) i gave b...

  • Scared to let go

    We've been broken up for almost two months now and just today I've deleted her number from my phone. When it happened, I got rid of her pictures from my phone...but I can't get myself to get rid of them from my com...

  • Great Advice

    I did the same when he broke up with me. He bought me a cute little bamboo plant, books, DVDs and more expensive things. I took the expensive things to Goodwill and gave the plant, books and DVD's away. At first I t...

  • Good Advice 2

    I am doing the same. It's funny how us women think...time to re-decorate. Mine will be a seductive red,I've always wanted but was never allowed,new art deco and new pics in frame of guess who? Just Me!!!

     
  • Good Advice

    Even though my separation wasn't recent - there were still many reminders of the years together in my house. I decided to repaint my bedroom a girly color and buy all new bed stuff. Bought pink sheets, new comforter...