The fifteen minute rule: what to do when you really want to call your ex

Or text them, or check their social media, or send a fax

Madelaine Lucy Hanson
3 min readMay 9, 2024

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Understood: you’re deeply lonely and you really, really want to text Barry. Sure, you know Barry would have called you if he wanted to, and you know Barry isn’t going to want to hear from you. And you know that getting in touch with him again is a really bad…

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Madelaine Lucy Hanson

27 year old with an awful lot to say about everything. Opinions entirely my own. Usually.