Be careful when reaching out to an ex



December 20, 2019 - 2:23 PM

Dear Carolyn: Is it ever okay to reach out to an ex for closure? We broke up this summer, very suddenly. I’m not sure if it would even help, but I’ve had a hard time moving on and I suspect part of this is about how fast it all felt and how I feel like I didn’t say everything I wanted to say.

It seems like everyone under the sun says it’s a terrible idea to reach out to an ex and break “no contact,” and that closure isn’t real, so don’t bother.

What’s your take? Can it ever help to get back in touch with an ex for a closure conversation? Is closure even real? — Not Moving On

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