Remember those times, and remember them well, if you ever want to understand the most significant moments at which you grow as a person. The very second at which your heart and soul start to expand, to make room for someone else.
In a way, you want to hug him. To tell him that you are happy he has moved on. Remind him that you always said his now-girlfriend was way too into him.
Love is telling me when I’m being selfish, even though you know how defensive I will get.
The answer is simple: time and conscious thought.
He was a catch, but it was unfair to keep him tethered safely in your net when all you really want is someone with a few more beautiful imperfections.