When you get back together with a former love, there's no way to know whether it will end up being the best decision of your life or just go up in flames all over again. After all, it's one of the biggest relationship no-nos in the book. But sometimes, giving it a shot is the best thing you can do for yourself, so that no matter what happens afterward, you don't have to live with a single "what if. Here's what I learned when I took a scary gamble on an ex—and happily ended up exactly where I was meant to be. Sure, both of those relationships happen to be with the same person, but the last relationship wasn't working for you as a couple, so why would you want to resurrect that one?
3 Reasons Why a Woman Will Say No to Dating Her Ex Again
Dating an Ex - Should You Date Your Ex?
When you tell people you're talking to your ex again, you don't usually get the most delightful or positive feedback. They say things like "if it didn't work out the first time, then it's not going to work out at all" or "Don't you think it didn't last for a reason? I'm not saying it's always a good idea to rekindle the flame between you and your ex-lover , sometimes it really did end for a reason. I'm talking about if they cheated on you or just downright did not respect you for who you are, then leave it at that and have enough self-respect to move on and leave them out of your life. If by chance it wasn't like that at all and things ended in a not so messy way, then what the heck, just go for it.
How to Date an Ex Again and Get Second Time Lucky!
The break up may have been terrible, but every break up leaves a little crack that longs to be whole again. Losing your ex to someone else or to circumstances can help both of you really understand how much both of you mean to each other. Sometimes, it takes losing something to understand its real value. By dating an ex again and falling back in love, you can learn from your past errors and make sure the same mistakes never happen again.
Right now your ex is looking preeeettty good. The thought of left-swiping on Tinder or answering another pointless question on eHarmony makes you feel exhausted rather than celebratory. Because he sure is looking pretty perfect right about now! During moments when the future looks daunting, our vulnerability can cause us to crave comfort and seek connection with someone familiar.