From Life Wire
By Jocelyn Voo
After a break-up with with your spouse, significant other or love of your life, you might try to remain friends with your ex, slowly cut off contact, or torch every last relic of the relationship.
But one thing is inevitable: Eventually you have to move on. So why is it that some people have a hard time letting go, months or even years after ending a relationship? Although it's natural to mourn the loss of a relationship, some people take such feelings too far.
One example at the extreme end of the spectrum, is Lisa Nowak. The former NASA astronaut and married mother of three was accused earlier this year of trying to kidnap the woman who was dating Nowak's former lover, Navy Cmdr. Bill Oefelein.
Ugh. A) We think that the window to reference Lisa Nowak is about closed. At least until she’s sentenced. B) Moving on is pretty important. New partners do not like being referred to as or compared to exes. Learned that one the hard way. C) Growing up’s hard, Timmy, and heartbreak is inevitably going to happen to all of us. We guess feeling bad for a while is natural, but it's time to get over it. He wasn’t that cool anyway.