Some people end up friends with their exes.
Some people are able to successfully navigate their way into a companionate coparenting or business relationship with their spouse.
And others have an ex from you-know-where that continues to cause pain and wreak havoc long after the divorce.
Sometimes you can go no-contact and excise the malignancy.
But what can you do if you can’t remove your ex from your life but you still want to remove the emotions from the interactions? You may be stuck with them, but you don’t have to be stuck with how they make you feel. Here are 11 ways that you can find emotional distance from a difficult ex.