- You may find you sometimes dwell on the past.
- This could be because you're not over your ex partner.
- Or it could be because you're trying to heal old wounds by trying to fix the past.
- Here are 11 signs you are struggling to move on, and what to do about it.
In romantic relationships, people can sometimes repeat behaviors to make up for the falls of their previous ones. In psychology this is called repetition compulsion, and it essentially means you're trying to fix the past by pursuing similar situations or people who once hurt you.
There are several signs that you haven't let go of the past, and these can manifest in how you behave with your current partner. Often, these patterns can start incredibly early with the relationships you had with your parents growing up.
We spoke to several relationship experts to find out how to tell if you're still hanging on to your past, and how this affects your current relationship.
Here are the signs they came up with: continued tomorrow