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And most importantly, bring this up with your therapist!Maybe, too, you can remind yourself that treating her this way is likely to make you look bad eventually. “The single file” wants to break up with us—because his heart and copyright belong to someone else. Those stages may be good for dealing with death, but for breakups? I like to soften the edges by sticking to Stage 1, denial, until—well, pretty much forever. But the thought—at that time—of going from “I’m going to marry this man” to “I’m never going to make love to him again”—was too extreme. “Denial is very effective for a lot of things,” says Moe, 28.She has mentioned something to my boss about me being jealous, and I am ashamed to admit I lied to my boss about it and used the fact that we have a decade-long relationship to make my boss believe me.I have learned to act confident in front of people who aren’t my close family or friends, and no one at work knows I about my eating disorder or attending therapy. Psychologists like to say somber, pessimistic things such as “There are no fun shortcuts to getting over heartbreak” and “We must live honestly through the rainy days of despair.” Screw that! The gradual realization allowed me to deal with it in manageable chunks. Do you actually think you’ll be alone at 67, with seven Chihuahuas in a six-story walk-up, still pining over the hipster love you lost 40 years ago? Why would denial be any more permanent than your former relationship? Cue the Kübler-Ross grief cycle: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and finally, acceptance. I lived on in my little fantasy world of “he still loves me and we’ll get back together” until slowly the truth seeped in.After an adult child’s rejection, the idea of moving on can feel like giving up, so trying to move forward brings guilt.What kind of a parent just gets on with life as if nothing has happened?But the old enemy are back, and pose a far greater threat now.Buying a little more time from the release of Oscar-winning documentary “Citizenfour,” the move might have been wise, but it means we’re still hanging on to see what the always-divisive Stone can do with this particular subject matter.