Dating an ex again
If you broke up because your ex did not like your temperament, is there a chance that the same reason your initial breakup might cause conflict if you choose to reunite with your ex? If you are expecting a different result from dating your ex boyfriend again when the two of you have not resolved what caused the breakup in the first place, then you cannot expect to truly have a fresh start.If you and your ex boyfriend are not willing to sit down together and openly discuss the reasons for your breakup, then you probably will not be able to repair the relationship.Talking about the good times can build your intimacy with one another and strengthen your relationship. If you are frustrated with your ex, tell him or her that you are frustrated and what it is that is frustrating you. You can’t assume that he or she knows what you are thinking or how you are feeling.Communication contributes to a strong and healthy relationship. If he or she cheated on you, you cannot assume the same thing is happening again You have to be able to start the relationship over with a brand-new level of trust.Don’t hold higher expectations of your ex than you had in your previous relationship with him or her.He or she probably didn’t change much while the two of you were apart.
Obviously, you are the person that your ex boyfriend wants to be with now.
After you and your ex had stopped dating each other, you were each free to move on and form relationships with other people.
If you have dated other people since you and your ex boyfriend broke up, be prepared that your ex might want to know details about who you were involved with and why you are no longer with that person.
There is no point in dating your ex if you are going to focus on past problems during the present relationship.
Shannon Steen-Larsen earned a bachelor's degree in marriage, family, and human development, with a minor in business management.