Is Keeping An “Ex Box” Ever Okay?

Cosmopolitan|August 2018

Is Keeping An “Ex Box” Ever Okay?

Tucked away somewhere in Kim Kardashian West’s mansion right now is a box that contains an old chicken-nugget container, just one of the many items she’s saved from memorable dates and experiences—with guys other than Kanye.

Tiffany Yannetta

“Everyone has an ex box,” she recently insisted on an episode of the family’s reality show.

You know what she means… that container filled with ticket stubs, photo-booth strips, and other mementos of a previous lover—the kind of emotionally charged stash that can be harder to give up than the relationship itself. The question is, Do you even need to?


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August 2018