Getting over someone was harder than she thought it would be.
She gave away all his stuff, slowly, over three years, to try to move on. This was detailed by a second-hand dealer, a polite and sweet man who made her acquaintance through her numerous visits.
He kept his observations and fascination with her a secret, duly noting her visits in his diary.
It wasn’t until much later that he realised that she could not move on because the memories of her past romance was still a big part of her life.
Here’s how he told her what it will take to fully let go.