Excellent question....you asked the exact question i've been wondering about myself..so i shall take my own heed of the answers as well. Thanks for asking this question lol
I don't think so- they are a part of who you are. And in return, you made them who they are :)
It's normal. It's just when thinking about your ex gets in the way of your relationship. All I did was compare my girlfriend to my ex so I broke things off with her. I'm not over my ex. it isn't fair to string another girl along
Yes, because it is, possibly, the only other time you were in a similar situation to the one you are in now.