I was talking to Mr. C the other night about relationships and such and he was like “Never mind, I don’t want you going back down memory lane.” I laughed. I responded, “Really?” He answered, “Yep, I don’t want you reminiscing and calling the dude talking about – you remember when…” I couldn’t stop laughing.
But, I started thinking about what he said and wondered was it a bad thing to go down memory lane? Is it wrong to reminisce about someone from your past or just to think about how good things were when you two were together? Aren’t memories just that? Memories?
In my opinion I think that there’s nothing wrong with remembering good times about a relationship. Especially when that person and relationship had a profound affect on you. Whether it changed who you were, what you thought or taught you a lesson, remembering that is good for you. The thing is that there is a reason that you’re not with that person. Alas the bad.
Something happened and you two aren’t together. It could have been another woman, man, death, a move or just plain incompatibility. Whatever the reason is that you’re not together there’s nothing wrong with remembering. It’s just problematic when you want to call the other person and reconnect over old times. To reminisce about something to the point you want to try it again.
Trust me when I say this…There is no man in my life that I want to go back and try again. Heck I’m sure they feel the same. We didn’t make it for a reason. I’m thankful for the experiences and lessons and I don’t spend my time looking in the rear view mirror when I’m trying to go forward. I don’t go backwards no matter how great the memory.
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