• My girlfriend won’t throw out gifts from ex
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    My girlfriend won’t throw out gifts from ex

    DEAR HARRIETTE: I have been with my girlfriend for almost a year now. She recently told me that she still has a lot of the gifts that an ex-boyfriend gave her. Harriette Cole  I got a lot of pushback from her when I told her that it made me uncomfortable that she still has the gifts. I think that her unwillingness to part with them may signify an emotional attachment to the items — and thus an emotional attachment to the person who gave them to her. Could I be overthinking this? Throw Them Out DEAR THROW THEM OUT: Start by assessing what the gifts are. I wouldn’t automatically say…