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Breakup Etiquette: Things Your Ex Should Not Ask of You

By Sarah Rae, BounceBack Editorial Staff

There are a lot of loose ends to tie up after a breakup, and that means contact with your ex. Give back their toothbrush, get back the books you lent, and so on. But sometimes this give-and-take goes too far. You have to step back and ask yourself, “Is this appropriate? Is this my responsibility?” It’s a touchy situation. We often feel so lost, helpless, and maybe just a little crazy that...

 
 
 

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