Relationship breakups are bad enough - but the fallout is worse when you can't stop thinking about your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend! One of my blog readers - a guy - asked for help with his obsessive thoughts.
Here's what he said on my How to Let Go of Someone You Love article:
"I still seem to be obsessing about my ex. She crowds into my thoughts a dozen times a day. I'm trying my best to forget about her, but, despite what I've read and the advice I've gotten, I CAN'T GET HER OUT OF MY HEAD! I feel like I'm going through my days as half a person, with nothing ahead of me but regrets about what might have been….how do I stop my thoughts?"
Thinking about your ex can be a normal part of breaking up - but if those thoughts are overpowering or overwhelming, then you need to find a way to take control.
Remember the dog-and-vomit analogy. I just read There Is a Season by Patrick Lane , about his journey through addiction and recovery. He said thinking about terribleRead More »from Help! I Canâ€™t Stop Thinking About My Ex