Is she a clinger?

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Dear Meredith,

I am not sure this is Love Letters material since there’s not a big decision point. Rather, I’m looking to tap the collective wisdom for general advice. I am a serial clinger. I have had three significant-ish relationships in my life. In each one, I fought the end. I felt them coming. Something was off in each case. Yet I didn’t accept their endings gracefully. I fought it, talking ad nauseum, analyzing every detail, replaying every would-have could-have, should-have. Ultimately, it just made the endings more painful than necessary. One relationship was six years, with an engagement at the end.

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