1. They no longer dominate your thoughts. Remember what it was like in the beginning? You couldn’t experience anything without a memory of ex coming in and hijacking it. Anything could trigger it: walking down an old block, looking at a sidewalk, hearing a certain song. It could be something meaningful or it could be something as arbitrary as a cloudy sky. It didn’t matter. They still held primary real estate in your brain and wouldn’t sell. Now whole entire weeks go by without them crossing your mind. Yay! You can have your mind back!