Now, normally I’d be the first to say an ex is an ex and should stay an ex. They are an ex for a reason, right? But I’m open to different perspectives and today’s view explains situations when you should get back with an ex.
Keep reading and let me know what you think!
Signs You Should Get Back with Your Ex
A lot of people believe you should never get back with an ex. After all, it ended for a reason, right? However, it’s rarely this straightforward. We often go through a break-up only to realize that our life was better when we were with the person in question. It’s certainly okay to bet back with an ex-boyfriend or girlfriend. You don’t have to live life by other people’s rules. So, let’s take a look at some signs that you should get back with your ex.
The timing is right – Whether we want to admit it or not, timing does play a critical role in all relationships. Perhaps you and your ex broke up because one of you was moving away? This is enough to put strain on any relationship. If you are both at a stage where you want the same things and the timing seems right, it’s a good idea to start considering how to get your ex-boyfriend back. Also, when some time has passed, it can make you realize just how important your ex was to you and how much you miss them. If you feel this way, it’s a clear sign that getting your ex back is a good idea.
You can’t remember why you broke up in the first place – All relationships have arguments. They are healthy. You’re not going to agree on everything! However, sometimes an argument can lead to breaking up in the heat of the moment. This may even seem like fun at the time – you want to see how the other person reacts. Unfortunately, it is only going to end up weakening your bond in the end. So, if you can’t remember why you broke up with your partner, put in the effort to make it right, and make sure you don’t have a rash breakup again.
You feel ready to forgive – Perhaps your ex did something that really hurt your feelings and at the time you felt like you couldn’t forgive them. Maybe they were flirting with a co-worker? Perhaps they were lying to you about money or using your credit card behind your back? No matter what applies, it is up to you whether to forgive your ex. Some people may feel like they can’t come back from lies or betrayal, others are willing to work at it and give the person a second chance. After all, everyone makes mistakes, right? If you feel ready to forgive, then you’re probably ready to get back with your ex-partner. Yes, many people may doubt your decision and tell you that your ex isn’t worth a second chance, but it’s your life and it’s your happiness at the end of the day. You can listen to your friends and family members and take in their advice, but at the end of the day, you need to do what is right for you. However, if you are getting to the stage where you are giving third, fourth, and fifth chances, you really need to start questioning whether it is worth it. If the fifth chance didn’t work, what makes you think that the sixth will?
You realize how good your relationship really was – Forgive the cliché, but they always say you don’t know what you have got until it is gone, and that is often the case when it comes to relationships. It is easy to assume that the grass is greener or to take your other half for granted, especially when you have been together for many years. You feel like your relationship simply isn’t doing it for you anymore, and you decide to end things. However, you may have realized that this was not the right decision, and your relationship really was amazing. When you get back with your ex-partner, you will probably appreciate them more, and you could find that your relationship ends up being better than ever.
You brought out the best in each other – You should always hold onto someone that brings out the best in you, and you bring out the best in them. This often shows that you are right for that person, and they are right for you. This shows a healthy relationship. You can often tell if you have thrown a good relationship away when your friends and family members are complaining that you aren’t the same since you have broken up with your ex-boyfriend or girlfriend. When someone brings out the best in you, you probably feel better about yourself and about your relationship. If this feeling of positivity and self-content disappears when you break up with your partner, you should consider whether you really want to throw this relationship away.
You can’t get your ex off your mind – So, you have started dating again, and you are trying to move on with your life. So, why are you calling your date Brad when his real name is Brian? Why are you wondering what your ex-partner is doing when you are with someone else? Ok, so this may be slightly natural if you’ve broken up with your partner recently. However, if this feeling persists, it could be that you should get back with your ex. This is especially the case if you have broken up with them. After all, if you did the breaking up, surely you shouldn’t be the one with your ex on your mind at all times!
So there you have it: some clear signs that you should get back with your ex-boyfriend or girlfriend. If any of the above scenarios apply to you, maybe reconciliation is just the thing you need. Nevertheless, do take some time to think about it before diving straight in.
Sooooo, what do you think about these signs of getting back with your ex? I guess I can see some opportunity here. Let me know your thoughts in the comment!