This is more of a rant than anything. Sorry if it's too long. Thanks in advance for listening. My GF and I have been dating for three years (lived together for the last year) and we just broke up yesterday. It was a mutual agreement. We fought constantly towards the last 6 - 8 months of our relationship over random things. Basically, I was the insecure/controlling type and she was immature/irresponsible. I will admit when I'm wrong. I should have been more trusting and less demanding. She's a third-year freshman in college (taking 2 classes per semester), jobless, and has money-management issues. So, we always circled around the same issues: I think she should take more classes and spend less money. She thinks I should go out more to have fun and stop telling her what to do in her life. In our last conversation, we both voiced our grievances and decided we would be happier apart. Anyways, that's our background. We split up and now I'm in serious pain (emotionally.) I want to call her and just forget the whole thing, but I want to respect her wishes to leave her alone. I can hardly sleep and have lost my appetite (have not eaten in over 24 hours.) I randomly burst into tears over the slightest reminders of her. I had to go through my house and throw everything away that belonged to her. I had a hard time waking up realizing I could no longer talk to her. I was practically nonfunctional at my office today. When I'm alone I want to be surrounded, and when I'm with a group of people I want to go home and be alone. I can't go back on our decision. Logically, I know we should be apart, but I really want to go back to my routine. I want to fall back into comfort again. I guess time is key since it heals everything. I just wish I could think more clear. ... and that time would go by faster Any type of comment is appreciated. Thanks again for your time.