Exes are like old clothes that no longer fits us.
You know it does not fit you. Perhaps it is old and ripped, perhaps it is too small or hopefully too large, perhaps it is a style that it will never come back again. Whatever the reason maybe, there is a reason why those articles of clothing have been put aside and rarely looked at it.
It takes space in your closet and it is a constant reminder of some other time. And every now and then, perhaps when you are about to actually donate or put it in trash, you get nostalgic and think of all the emotional attachment, how you were that on your 30th birthday, or you bought it in Thailand and therefore irreplaceable, or how you got a compliment when you were it.
Whatever the reason may be you once again put it on, only to confirm that it looks awful, feels awful, or perhaps after you use you get a rash from the cheap material. There is nothing good about it. So are you going to get rid of it or put it back in the closet to revisit it at some point?
That is exactly what I was doing with Ex. Revisiting it time and time again. Thanks Heavens and the Universe that I woke up and realize that no good can come from going back there.
The truth is deep down inside I still thought and hoped that it would work. I was willing to forget and forgive everything, thinking that love conquers all.
Love conquers all when there is love. Lust doesn’t conquer all. Lust gives you great moments, but that is it!
So glad, so relieved, so thankful that I no longer have hopes that there is a future for Ex and I. So grateful that now I can look at him and think he will be a friend (if he is lucky), but that is it!
That realization is priceless. It is a huge stumbling block being lifted from my path.
So, forget about old clothes, donate, sell, give it away. Make space for new and better clothes. You are not the same person anymore. You are better and deserve better!
Don’t get stuck in the past!! Move on!!
Are you stuck in repeating patterns? Are you stuck in the past, still refusing to give up?