I can’t stop thinking about my childhood crush who rejected me

Ask Roe: I feel inadequate, ugly, and broken-hearted. How do I move on?

The last time I saw him, I knew he had met someone else. Photograph: Getty

The last time I saw him, I knew he had met someone else. Photograph: Getty

Dear Roe,

I can’t seem to get over a childhood crush who is now married. Our mothers are best friends but our families lived in different cities, so I would see him twice a year since I was a baby. I have to make it clear I was never in a relationship with him or became friends.

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