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The mysterious mind: why some people won’t go back to places they love

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Carla Candia enjoys recalling the perfect time she had at Mezzanotte, but she's reluctant to revisit the restaurant. (Photo by Sarah Girner for CNS)


Some people won't go back to places they truly enjoyed for fear of tainting their special memories. (Photo by Sarah Girner for CNS)

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Some people can’t revisit special destinations often enough. For others, loving a place means never returning to it. They fear that a repeat visit will destroy their memories of a treasured experience.