How to let her go

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Q: Hi Meredith,

My ex-girlfriend Charlotte broke up with me about 10 weeks ago. We had been dating for over six years, and I’ve known her (and loved her) for close to 10 years.

As a 27-year-old, that’s quite a long time. More than a third of my life. I built my future up around this woman, and I truly felt we could have been happy together. We were even engaged at one point.

Both of us have some depressive issues and other things that have made our highs that much higher and our lows that much lower. It’s not the first time she’s broken up with me either.

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