― Trying Again and Again With an Ex? I noticed a phenomenon when it comes to pens. Most people I know have a pen holder or a collection of pens somewhere in their house. I have seen them try and write with a pen, see that it clearly does not work, AND THEN PUT THE PEN BACK IN THE PEN HOLDER. I ask them “Do you think it is going so magically work later? Why not just throw it out?”. Many of them didn’t even realize they were doing it, and tossed out the broken pen. Others said they [...].