Social media has made it harder to totally disengage from toxic people or organizations in our lives. Like the onlooker who can’t tear themselves away from gawking at a tragic accident, many find themselves repeatedly checking on the posts of their exes: whether they be old loves, estranged family, or former employers.

No good ever comes of this.

The posts lead to rants that tend to revolve around the theme of “Can you believe what ____ did?” Yes, yes I can. And, if you were truthful, you too could believe it — which is why they are “ex.”

People may be looking for closure, understanding, or vindication but it is rarely found. If you aren’t able to foster the relationship, let it go. Breaking up once is hard enough without reliving the pain over and over.

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