Are past loves like past lives? Can you revisit them–and what can they tell you?

 New BlogHer post up at Blogher–here’s the lede:

” Although I doubt I had a past life as an Egyptian princess or a cousin to Dorothy Parker, I have no doubt that the people I love and am close to now share traits with those from the past.Had I simply remembered why Marshall Marx was a bad
relationship choice in my freshman year of college, I might have also
realized that Michael the programmer was an equally bad choice to have
three dates with when I was a middle-aged, post-divorce single (in both
cases, it was not only the 1970s glasses that should have tipped me
off, but the basic fact that they each were unable to talk to people).”

More here.